Year

1697

Sender Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Receiver

Joseph Pemberton

Receiver Place

Burlington, New Jersey

Repository holding original letter

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Full Date

1697-11-08

Document Type

Transcription

Country, State, Location 1

39.952583, -75.165222

Country, State, Location 2

39.932541, -74.722667

Keywords

Israel Pemberton, Philadelphia, Joseph Pemberton, Burlington, Burlington New Jersey, Quakers, Society of Friends, social network

Abstract

Letter dated November 8, 1697 (October 29, 1697 Old Style) from Israel Pemberton to his brother, Joseph.

Transcription

the 29th ^day of^ mo [month] [page tear] 697 [1697]

Dear Brother

heir [here] i have sent a few lines to let thee [you]

^know^ that we are In health and hoping that

thou [you] [crossed out] art in good helth [health] allso [also] praised

be the lord that wee [we] mey [may] keep so and that

wee [we] mey [may] keep to his power and to dread

him a bove [above] all and to praise him a bove [above]

all [crossed out] that wee may seek after his

holy naime [name] and that wee [we] may keep into [unto]

the Lord and then wee [we] shall be meek

And Low In heart and fear him over all

and then dear brother I hop [hope] that wee [we]

shall be Redey [ready] when they [the] Lord doth please

to call us to him then shall wee [we] be Redey [ready] for

him who is great above all and greater

then [than] all he who is the king of kings

and Lords of Lord wo [who] is the great of all & [and]

their [there] is none like to him and so I end and

hop [hope] to hear from thee [you] and so I bid thee

faire well [farewell] this is from

thy affectiuanated [affectionate]

Brother

Israel Pemberton

and I have

sent to

thee three

bags

for thee

to keep

tyll [until]

father

com [comes]

Israel Pemberton

Philadelphia

8 mo [month] 29 1697

to

Joseph Pemberton

Burlington

For

Joseph : Pemberton

At Burlington

There

HSP DAMS ID

16050

Language

english

Type

article

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