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  • Sn00b3038?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1784/1815
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Minutes of the United Churches from 1784-1815. Beginning as the United Churches of Christ-Church and St. Peter's, St. James's was added to the churches in 1809. Recorded at the rear of the book are legacies, gifts, and donations made to an assortment of church related funds by various congregation members. Of note is a transcribed copy of Dr. John Kearsley's will. This volume has inserted at page 47 two additional items: a printed excerpt from the minutes of October 30, 1752 and a printed version of Bishop White's sermon delivered on June 21, 1786. Note: Blank pages were not scanned.
  • 5425kg315?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1832/1845
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Minutes of the vestry of Christ Church from 1832-1845. Annotated copies of Christ Church's charter and by-laws are inserted in the beginning of the volume, entitled "Charter of Christ Church in the city of Philadelphia and St. Peter's Church, in the city of Philadelphia, As established by an Act of the Legislature of Pennsylvania, passed January, 1832; together with the proceedings of the respective vestries thereupon." These minutes reflect the separation of Christ Church and St. Peter's in 1832. They also record the beginning years of the ministry of the Rev. Benjamin Dorr.
  • Tq57nw283?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1717/1760
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: This volume holds the oldest known meeting minutes for Christ Church. The vestry is the governing body for the Church and all major decisions tend to be recorded in these minutes.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1845/1866
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Christ Church vestry minutes, 1845-1866, includes a copy of the Charter of Christ Church in the city of Philadelphia and St. Peter's Church, in the city of Philadelphia, As established by an Act of the Legislature of Pennsylvania, passed January, 1832; together with the proceedings of the respective vestries thereupon which outlines the separation of the two churches. The meeting minutes from the Spring of 1865 refer to the death of President Abraham Lincoln. The vestry of Christ Church elected to drape the church in black for a period of three months and muffle the church bells to mourn the death of the president. Blank pages were not scanned.