Year

1686

Sender Place

[England]

Receiver

Phineas Pemberton

Receiver Place

[Pennsylvania]

Repository holding original letter

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Full Date

1686

Document Type

Transcription

Keywords

Henry Haydock, Martha Haydock, Phineas Pemberton, Quaker, Society of Friends

Abstract

Letter from Henry and Martha Haydock to Phineas Pemberton.

Transcription

Dear PP [Phineas Pemberton]

beloved in the Lord Jesus Christ in whom our nearnes [nearness] and dearnes [dearness] is [page tear]

day as in days by past and gone in which wee [we] heve [have] sat down togethar [together] and [page tear]

unity of the one spirit and in the bond of hevenly [heavenly] pece [peace] we have to our mutu [mutual?] [page tear]

Joy inioyed [enjoyed] ech [each] other and now being fer [far] removed as outwardly yeat [yet] inwardly [...] [page tear]

and [right?] dear to one anothar [another] in that hevenly [heavenly] wonnes [oneness?] and blased [blessed] falowship [fellowship]

of the gloryous [glorious] gospill [gospel] of pece [peace] which is and shall be preched [preached] throughout the

Whole world in this felowship [fellowship] our dear Love kindly salutes thee [you] and thy [your] dear

wife and tender bebes [babes] along ^with^ thy [your] ffathars [Fathers] and Mothar [mother] and the reast [rest] of your fama^ly^ [family]

if the [they] be all Living give them the salutation of our dear Love in the Lord in whom

is all our being and walbeing [wellbeing] this day in whom Living Refrashment [refreshment] is to the

depending soul who wetes [waits] to reseve [receive] their dely [daily] refreshings from him to such he is

a sofishent [sufficient] reward at all times and in all plesis [places] indeed dear freind [friend] the very remembe[...] [remembrance?] [page tear]

of thee [you] and thy [your] feithfullnes [faithfulness] Lives with ous [us] meney [many] a time in whose remembarenc [remembrance] o[...] [our?] [page tear]

hearts is [are] comfarted [comforted] and our spirits is [are] right glad to inioy [enjoy] thee [you] and feall [feel] thee [you] and thy [your]

Love to ous [us], is mattar [matter] of Comfert [comfort] we can truly sey [say] for ever [forever] sey [say] and Leand [lend] we ca[...] [page tear]

rech [reach] to thee [you] our dear ffreind [Friend] and in the armes [arms] thats [that’s] wide open we Can inioy [enjoy] th[...] [thee?] [page tear]

and Leat [let] devine [divine] holy kisis [kisses] of pure and fervent ^Love^ drop upon thee [you] for its not L[…] [page tear]

abslanc [absence?] that will bring this Love to an end which god in his infinit [infinite] Loving [page tear]

nes [word unclear] hath [has] bagotten [begotten] in uos [us] to one anothar [another] in which Love ye [the] Lord preserve ous [us] for ever [forever] [page tear]

if we never behold one anothar [another] againe [again] where we mey [may] reche [reach] one to anothar [another] and

feall [feel] one anothar [another] far beyond what by outward Carracters [characters] we can set forth or dem

=onstrate [demonstrate] well dear ffreind [Friend] feall [feel] thou [you] our Love and Leat [let] thy [your] heart be refreshed as

ours is this day in a Living as wall [well] as frash [fresh] rememberenc [remembrance] of thee [you] our hearts is [are]

drawn forth these fewe [few] [ink stain] Carractars [characters] to recomend [recommend] ^to^ thee [you] [crossed out: illegible] in wich [which] is Littill [little] contened [contained]

but a freish [fresh] salutation of that [an...shent] unbiesed [unbiased] and true cordiell [cordial] Love wich [which] is

what it ever was and remeines [remains] to be what it now is to thee [you] forever more that as

we heve [have] been refreshed meney [many] a time togathar [together] soe [so] now being seperated [separated] wee [we] mey [may]

still feall [feel] the hevenly [heavenly] power and presenc [presence] of the Lord god with ous [us] which is ^wt^ [what]

we desire for you as for our selfes [ourselves] for indeed its [it’s] the Lords [Lord’s] presenc [presence] that mekes [makes]

heard [hard] things esey [easy] and the feeling of the gods [God’s] Gloryous [glorious] power that santifies [sanctifies] [every/our] [page tear]

axersis [exercise] and mekes [makes] sweet every tryell [trial] wich [which] presenc [presence] and power be with you and

atend [attend] you all for ever [forever] is that our souls that dearly Loves you desires for

for your good in god wee [we] rely [really] breath [breathe] for and your prosperity in the truth [page tear]

by you is seen Lovly [lovely] we dearly desire that soe [so] in a holy Life and godly c[...] [page tear]

versation [conversation] that will adorn the blased [blessed] gospill [gospel] [wee] [we] with you and you with [page tear]

mey [may] be found for indeed Dear ffreind [Friend] thy [your] feithfullnas [faithfulness] every way hath [has] pre[...] [page tear]

forth the truth hear [here] for among the sones [sons] of men thers [there’s] not eney [any] speken [spoken]

ill of thee [you] indeed I must needs sey [say] to thee [you] thou [you] hath [have] Left [crossed out: illegible] sweet sever [savor] be

hind [behind] thee [you] and the truth is honered [honored] by thy [your] uprightnes [uprightness] and wall [well] spoken of by

thy [your] meek walking: to that god that geve [gave] thee [you] wisdom to order thy [your] conversat[...] [conversation] [page tear]

[to right?] be the Living preise [praise] freely given for he is worth forever to him [our/ous] [us]

dearly Leve [leave/love] thee [you] with thin [thine] [yours] freely desiring the Lord mey [may] be with you and

blas [bless] you in every undartaking [undertaking] and presarve [preserve] you at all times both by sey [sea] and

by Land its [it’s] the reall [real] brethings [breathings] and true desires of our soules [souls] for you even

that the Lords [Lord’s] blasings [blessings] mey [may] be with you his hevenly [heavenly] pece [peace] multiplied upon you to [page tear]

time to time that as a kind of first frutes [fruits] to him you mey [may] bee [be] in your day [page tear]

hine wall [well] dear freind [friend] our dear Love abondently [abundantly] floweth [flows] towards thee [you] in

with whom we heve [have] parfact [perfect] unity in the seed of Life and Living and Lasting

felowship [fellowship] in gods [God’s] hevenly [heavenly] truth [tto/ffo] [to?] wch [which] truth we [Leve/Love] [leave] thee [you] onst [once] more give [page tear]

thee [you] the cordiall [cordial] salutation of our dear Love in the Lord and soe [so] bids thee [you]

fear well [farewell] salute dear freinds [friends] whom wee [we] know whose good and walfare [welfare] we wish

in the truth and soe [so] [crossed out: illegible] conclude and rest thy [your] lLoving freind [friend] and sistar [sister] in my mesure [measure]

Leat [let] ous [us] hear from thee [you]) of truth reseved [received] Henry & [and] Martha Haydock [Henry Haydock, Martha Haydock]

as soone [soon] as thou [you] can I desire thee [you]) I heve [have] hear [here] [crossed out: illegible] sent thee [you] acording [according] to thy [your]

order first 2 peir [pairs] of shoes for thy self [thyself] [yourself] ^at 0-8-0^ [8 shillings] 2 pere [pairs] for thy [your] wife 0-5-0- [5 shillings] and 4 pere [pairs] for thy [your]

children 0-5-0 [5 shillings] a pere [pair] of slipers [slippers] for thee [you] at 0-3-4 [3 shillings 4 pence] also a pere [pair] for thy [your] wife 0-2-4 [2 shillings 4 pence] one

but [butt] of Lether [leather] at 6-4- [6 shillings 4 pence] and as for the retorn [return] I Leve [leave] to thy selfe [thyself] [yourself] for soe [so] the shoes

slipers [slippers] and Lether [leather] stands me to hear besides what the carig [carriage] will be I heve [have] hear [here]

sent thee [you] 3 pere [pairs] of trousers of 0-4-0 [4 shillings] a pere [pair] thou [you] mey [may] make what thou [you] can of them

and send with the other things I alsoe [also] heve [have] sent a peece [piece] of [peckted/peckled] stufe [stuff] that ceme [came] from

Theoder Eccleston of London for thy [your] fathar [father] J: H [James Harrison] pede [paid] for carrig [carriage] 0-0-8 [8 pence] I have Likwise [likewise]

sent Alis [Alice] her Tronk [trunk] the goods I heve [have] sent to thee [you] is in all 2-2-8 [2 pounds 2 shillings 8 pence] soe [so]

onst [once] more

[page tear] and thine [yours] [crossed out: illegible] I rest thy [your] Loving ^freind^ [friend] to serve thee [you] in eney [any/every] thing [anything/everything] ^I^ can

Henry Haydock [page tear]

Henry and Martha Haydock [Henry Haydock] [Martha Haydock]

England

to Phineas Pemberton

Pennsylvania

[in pencil] 1686 ?

HSP DAMS ID

15919

Language

english

Type

article

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