San Francisco Jewish Special Exhibits

Deed for 3 Seats at Congregation Emanu-El, 1866, Registered with San Francisco County

Congregation Emanu-El of San Francisco sold seats in the synagogue as early as 1866. The seats were handled like real estate and registered with the County of San Francisco – complete with a United States Internal Revenue tax stamp. Congregation Emanu-El collected fees in gold coin! Seat deed,

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