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Creator: First Baptist Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) Date: 1762 Contributing Institution: American Baptist Historical Society Description: This baptism certificate has a series of questions about the baptismal candidate's beliefs and commitments, to which she has answered yes. On this profession, Sarah Sallows was baptized by Morgan Edwards in the Schuylkill River on June 22, 1762. Sarah's last name is difficult to discern in this document; she is listed as added to the membership in 1762, with much clearer handwriting, in the Register, 1746-1824.
Creator: Third Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) Date: 1772 Contributing Institution: Presbyterian Historical Society Description: Third Presbyterian Church charter written by Thomas and John Penn. Signed by Richard Penn who was Lieutenant Governor of the state of Pennsylvania on August 24th, 1772. This charter explains that the church will be recognized by King George the Third of England.
Creator: Third Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) Date: 1772 Contributing Institution: Presbyterian Historical Society Description: Deed drafted in 1771 by Thomas Penn and Richard Penn for Third Presbyterian Church's new lot because they outgrew their former space. A new burial lot was also provided to the congregation. Witnessing the creation of the deed for Third Presbyterian Church's new location and burial ground was John Penn, the Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania in 1771.