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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1751/1755
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Journal containing financial records beginning May 10, 1751, and ending May 9, 1755, that include the expenditures and disbursements for the construction of the steeple and bells at Christ Church. Title on first page: "The Steeple of Christ Church in Philadelphia, to Jacob Duché, Treasurer."
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    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.
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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.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1750/1762
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: The church registers document all the baptisms, marriages and burials at Christ Church from 1709 to 1976. They also document the same for Saint Peter's and Saint James churches during affiliated years. The series houses some private registers, which were those maintained by individual rectors Archibald Cummings, William White and John Waller Jones. The private registers are not inclusive. The series is rounded out with an undated index to the registers and a book of communicants. Entries, depending on the event, include the name of the individual(s), sponsors or parents, presiding minister, date and church affiliation. This volume lists the following in tabular form: the date of baptism, the name of the individual receiving baptism, names of the parents, and the birth date of the baptized person.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1709/1718
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: The church registers document all the baptisms, marriages and burials at Christ Church from 1709 to 1976. They also document the same for Saint Peter's and Saint James churches during affiliated years. The series houses some private registers, which were those maintained by individual rectors Archibald Cummings, William White and John Waller Jones. The private registers are not inclusive. The series is rounded out with an undated index to the registers and a book of communicants. Entries, depending on the event, include the name of the individual(s), sponsors or parents, presiding minister, date and church affiliation. This volume lists baptismal, marriage, and burial records between the years 1709-1718.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1717/1749
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: The church registers document all the baptisms, marriages and burials at Christ Church from 1709 to 1976. They also document the same for Saint Peter's and Saint James churches during affiliated years. The series houses some private registers, which were those maintained by individual rectors Archibald Cummings, William White and John Waller Jones. The private registers are not inclusive. The series is rounded out with an undated index to the registers and a book of communicants. Entries, depending on the event, include the name of the individual(s), sponsors or parents, presiding minister, date and church affiliation.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1832/1978
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Burials of members of the congregation of Christ Church from 1832 until 1976. This is a record of burial services conducted not interments so not all of the deceased are buried in the Church burial ground. Records past 1870 were not scanned.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1763/1835
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Includes marriages of Christ Church and Saint Peter's. Of note is the 1779 marriage of Benedict Arnold. The church registers document all the baptisms, marriages and burials at Christ Church from 1709 to 1976. They also document the same for Saint Peter's and Saint James churches during affiliated years. The series houses some private registers, which were those maintained by individual rectors Archibald Cummings, William White and John Waller Jones. The private registers are not inclusive. The series is rounded out with an undated index to the registers and a book of communicants. Entries, depending on the event, include the name of the individual(s), sponsors or parents, presiding minister, date and church affiliation.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1836/1979
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Marriages performed at Christ Church. Burials of members of the congregation of Christ Church. Not all of the deceased are buried in the Church burial ground.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1772/1786
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Sexton of Christ Church's record of expenses and funds paid for burials. Each burial listing has the full date, the name of the deceased and their lineage, and what was paid for each burial.