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A receipt for payment to apply to contract to build a spire for the First Presbyterian Church

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A receipt to apply to the contract for building a spire for the First Presbyterian Church

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1869 Receipt for building spire at First Presbyterian Church of Iowa City + order to pay cash to J.P. Sanxay

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Receipt for payment on contract to build spire at First Presbyterian Church.

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Receipt to apply on contract for building spire at First Presbyterian Church.

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Receipt to apply to contract to build spire for First Presbyterian Church.

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Receipt to apply to contract to build spire at First Presbyterian Church.

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Receipt for payment on contract for building spire at First Presbyterian Church.

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Receipt for contract on building spire for First Presbyterian Church..

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Receipt to apply on contract for building First Presbyterian Church spire.

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Receipt for payment for extra brick work and labor for building First Presbyterian Church.

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Receipt for funds received for building First Presbyterian Church spire on contract.

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Receipt for building spire at First Presbyterian Church.

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Contract payment receipt for building spire of First Presbyterian Church

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A receipt to apply on the contract for building cornice on the north end of the First Presbyterian Church.

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“$120. By the 1st June 1869 I promise to pay the trustees of the (north) Presbyterian Church. One hundred and twenty dollars for [unreadable…] after maturity. For pew #14. Joseph Barker. August 14, 1868”

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“Received Iowa City, February 13, 1865 of H. Murray, one hundred dollars being balance of payment for building church cornice [Finkbine Lovelace?]"

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Receipt for hardware from J.P. Sanxay

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Receipt for carpet, $480.75

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Bill deliverance for windows for $746.50 (could be $146.50). U.S. Express collect bill and return Chicago in greenbacks or national currency. Express charge $2.00 = $748.50. Received payment, R.A. McCheesney.” Receipt for payment of stained glass…

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“Received in good order from E Cooke four (4) boxes stained glass” Receipt for stained glass sent from Chicago.

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Sermon from dedication of First Presbyterian Church

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A sermon on the history of the First Presbyterian Church. The sermon references Psalm 77:11-15 and I Peter 2:9-10.

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Property description for 530 Ferson Ave.

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Sr. Murray, Sir in compliance with your request I enclose to your address in substance a copy of my brother’s letter __________ to the __ Bell. From the indifference manifested through Mr. Sharp, I concluded that I could be of no service to the…

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Newspaper article from the August 2, 1988, issue of the Des Moines Register.The article discusses removing pipe organ from the Old Brick Church. Contact ICPL for access to article.

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A program from the FPC organ dedication and recital events

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Contract to remove pipe organ from church

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A history of the First Presbyterian Church, from 1840-1965, written by Clarence A. Andrews. The booklet covers 125 years of Church history, and includes photos of some of the founding members and pastors of the Church.

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Letter from West Music Co. in Iowa City, to Rev. Zerwas at the Church. West Music is the representative of the Allen Organ Co., and states that they make the finest electrical organ in the field.

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Service booklet from 1956, marking the centennial celebration of the Church building (Old Brick).

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Litany of dedication for bible markers and a pulpit scarf that were presented as a memorial to Matthew Slemmons. Back cover has historical information about, and a photo of, Mr. Slemmons.

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Service booklet from June 24, 1956. Back page has historical notes.

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Photographs of nails from the floor of Old Brick, along with accompanying envelope.

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Letter from Rev. Ilion T. Jones to Jacob Van der Zee, thanking him for his work in researching and writing about the history of the Church.

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Letter from Rev. Harmon Johnson of the Synod of Illinois to Rev. Harvey Mullan of the Rushville Presbytery, inquiring as to whether they might have any of records that are missing from the Church in Iowa City. At its founding, the Church was part of…

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Letters written by Jacob Van der Zee--to the Office of the General Assembly in Philadelphia, and Rev. Harmon Johnson of the Synod of Illinois--inquiring about early records from the Church.

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Cartoon drawing of the controversy over the Rev. Michael Hummer and the Bell. The attached PDF contains the transcribed text of the cartoon's panels. The text document is likely from the 1940s, while the cartoon may have been contemporary to the bell…

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Typed version of Hummer's Bell, written by W.H. Tuttle.
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