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Definitions of PARSONAGE ALLOWANCE
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Allowance provided by a religious constitution to a clergy they have ordained. Primarily, the parsonage allowance covers the fair market rental value of the house, as well as any maintenance costs that might be accrued during the clergy's stay. Income taxes are also incorporated in to the parsonage allowance.
By Henry Campbell Black
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Marcy, Randolph B.
- (1812-1887), served Mexican War, and brevetted major-general for services during Civil War. From 1869 to 1881 he was inspector-general. published "Exploration of the Red River" in 1852.