Throwback Thursday: The Constitution

There are lots of fascinating documents and pictures to be found when doing even cursory research into the history of Knox Church. Consider this constitution from 1820:

1820

A few things of particular note:

Second: 6 shillings for a three-seat pew.

Seventh: An excellent example of representation by population

Twelfth: This is the Presbyterian Church of York, Upper Canada! Remember this is over 40 years before Canadian Confederation!

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