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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.