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Congregation Mikveh Israel

Type / Call #INSTITUTION / I-026
(Finding Aid Available)
MATERIAL RELATING TO VARIOUS ACTIVITIES OF THE CONGREGATION. CONTAINS TWO LETTERS TO EDWARD A. MOSES CONCERNING THE DEDICATION OF CONGREGATION MIKVEH ISRAEL IN PHILADELPHIA, AND A PRINTED INVITATION TO THE LAYING OF THE CORNER STONE OF THE NEW SYNAGOGUE. INCLUDES A HAND-DRAWN MAP OF THE JEWISH BURIAL GROUND ON SPRUCE STREET IN PHILADELPHIA, PREPARED BY JOHN LUKENS, SURVEYOR GENERAL (1765), THE LETTER OF SIMON NATHAN AS RESIGNATION AS PARNASS (1784); THE ADDRESS FOR THE LAYING OF THE CORNERSTONE BY RABBI SABATO MORAIS (1859).
Years1765-1945
LocalityPA, PHILADELPHIA
Size105 items

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