Sender

Mary Bowne

Year

[1693]

Sender Place

Flushing, New York

Receiver

Phineas Pemberton and Phebe Pemberton

Receiver Place

Falls Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Repository holding original letter

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Full Date

1693-12-17

Document Type

Transcription

Country, State, Location 1

50.084958, -5.101268

Country, State, Location 2

40.176667, -74.827778

Keywords

Mary Bowne, Mary Becket, Flushing Long Island, New York, Phineas Pemberton, Phebe Pemberton, Falls Township, Bucks County, Quakers, Society of Friends, social network

Abstract

Letter dated December 17, 1693 (December 7, 1693 Old Style) from Mary Bowne to Phineas and Phebe Pemberton.

Transcription

Flushing

The 7 of the 10 month

Honnored [Honored] freinds [friends]

Phinihas [Phineas Pemberton] and P Pemberton [Phebe Pemberton]

These may inform you that I am in helth [health] and

my deare [dear] husband all so [also], who hath [has] writ [written] to you from

yoark [New York] I was not willing to mis [miss] this opertunaty [opportunity] tho [though]

very short I have got a great Could [cold] coming in to the

great Roome [room] deare [dear] freinds [friends] preay [pray] mis [miss] no opertunaty [opportunity]

to let us here [hear] from you wee [we] Re seved [received] your leter [letter] sent by

father where in thou [you] menshanedst [mentioned] somthing [something] of our

parting which was with mee [me] in like manner ^as with thee [you]^ the fery [ferry]

bot [boat] ws gon [gone] of [off] from sore [shore] but I was very sory [sorry] that it

was not gon [gone] far anof [enough] that wee [we] migh [might] have come

adegean [again] to you for wee [we] could not get home that

night but a bout [about] hafeway [halfway] wee [we] sted [stayed] at the fery [ferry]

tell [until] I saw you in the midle [middle] of the bey [bay] I was a

fread [afraid] the win [wind] was too hie [high] upon which I was much

Consarnd [concerned] till [until] I hard [heard] from you, to here [hear] how much you got

I was glad to here [hear] that you were all well and I

should be glad to see yo [you] [page tear: illegible] I am in hert [heart] my very

deare [dear] Love to you both and youre [your] deare [dear] litle [little] one my

husband deare [dear] lov y [love] to you all I have not time to

writ [write] a quarter of my mind nor my [lov?] [love] I must Con

clud [conclude] and still Remen [remain] youre [your] dutiful child

Mary Bown [Mary Bowne]

[page 2]

for

Phinihas Pemberton [Phineas Pemberton]

Neare [Near] the falls

of delawer [Delaware]

in pensylvania [Pennsylvania]

ther [page damaged: illegible]

Mary Bowne

Flushing

10 mo [month] 7. 1693?

to

Phineas and Phebe Pemberton

HSP DAMS ID

15998

Language

english

Type

article

Collection

PRINT Migration Network: Pemberton Correspondence Transcriptions


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