Year

1678

Sender Place

n.p.

Receiver

Phineas Pemberton

Receiver Place

n.p.

Repository holding original letter

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Full Date

1678-07-28

Document Type

Transcription

Keywords

Ralph Pemberton, Phineas Pemberton, Richard Mather, Quakers, Society of Friends

Abstract

Letter dated July 28, 1678 (July 18, 1678 Old Style) from Ralph Pemberton to Phineas Pemberton.

Transcription

Phinehas [Phineas Pemberton] I have Sent befor [before] there by [Ric Ma] [Richard Mather] [illegible—page tear] [yt?] [that] which

I [owne] [owe] unto [Joshiah Dickeson] [Josiah Dickenson?] for 20 lod [load?] of [coll...?] [partially illegible—page hole] the man I

[knuwe?] [knew/know] not besure [be sure] thou [you] [knuwe?] [know/knew] [his?] [partially illegible—page hole] [nam?] [name] hee [he] lives neare [near] [John

Mussou?] [John Musso?] hee [he] alwaies [always] Sends me word Still to keepe [keep] it for hee [he] neds [needs]

it not & [and] desire to be Shut with it I bid lod [load?] this [illegible—strikethrough] daye [day] call

on thee [you] for for [hee] [he] said [hee? [he]] would bee [be] fore [four] daye [days] [there?] no more

but my love to you all I am in such [ordeir? [order]] as I was not this 20 [20th day?]

& [and] therefore not fitt [fit] to go to Aspull It is lyke [like] I maye [may] [com? [come]] 7

[daye? [day]] in the after nooon [afternoon] & [and] so no no more at present

[if/per? [fancy P—‘er’ assumed]] oaur [our] tobacco [tobacco] & [and] best cut not much & [and] row tobaco [roll tobacco] & [and] […ypth?] [P…s?]

are many of thene [then] [you/goe [go]?] alredy [already] [sends?] [sent] […] no worse

the 18 daye 5 mo 78 [the 18th day 5th month 1678]

[page 2]

[Written in a more modern hand on the right side, oriented to the right margin.]

Ralph Pemberton

5 mo 18 1678. [5th month 18th day 1678]

to

Phineas Pemberton.

HSP DAMS ID

15817

Language

english

Type

article

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