David Lloyd



Sender Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Phineas Pemberton

Receiver Place

Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Repository holding original letter

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Full Date


Document Type


Country, State, Location 1

39.952583, -75.165222

Country, State, Location 2

40.345165, -75.126389


David Lloyd, Philadelphia, Phineas Pemberton, Bucks County, Thomas Hollyman, Benjamin Chambers, Captain William Markham, Quakers, Society of Friends, Social network, Money


Letter dated October 22, 1686 (October 12, 1686 Old Style) from David Lloyd to Phineas Pemberton. Lloyd informs Pemberton of occurrences in Philadelphia, and asks Pemberton to follow up on a money transaction for him.


Philadelphia 12[d] [12th] 8br [October] 1686
Mr Pemberton [Phineas Pemberton]
Whereas I intended to have waited on [page torn]
you to morrow [tomorrow] at yor [your] cort [court] But being prevented
by businesses which came to me unexpected
I am constrained to give you this Trouble
As to what matters may happen relating to
me as Att: Generl [Attorney General] I pray you would be pleased
to supply my abscence [absence] & [and] if any of the [strikethrough: offend]
offenders last cort [court] should come to pay or
serve their fines in order to be discharged
of their [page tear: Imprisonm…] [imprisonment] otherwise be pleased
to serve such fines & [and] my fees in such manner
& [and] method as in yor [your] prudence you think fitt [fit]
as for Gilbert Wheeler he Ought to have
considered me the Last tyme [time] [&c] [et cetera] which he
neglected, I referr [refer] my self [myself] wholly to
your self [yourself] allott [allot] me what seems reasonable
to you:
I have also sent Deeds to be given to yr [your]
widdow [widow] Pownall [Elinor Pownall?], If you chance to see her
I would desire you to give ^her^ them at the rate
as you take for recording such [strikethrough: illegible]
regarding the Quality of her pay, I [strikethrough: illegible]
would desire ready mony [money] (if to be had)
I have no news but we are very well & [and]
quiet here I have had most of the page belonging
to ye [the] [Conid?] Cort [court] & [and] patince [patience] seems very kind to
me, we breakfasted yesterday together
at Tho: Hollyman’s [Thomas Hollyman]: he takes his liberty
as to any Imprisonmt [imprisonment], he seems very free.
I have not had all the minuts [minutes] from Capt.
Marckham [Captain William Markham] relateing [relating] to Ben. Chambers [Benjamin Chambers] so that
I could not make any progess [progress] in drawing
up the Decree [&c] [et cetera] not Else but [page torn]
Love to yourself [page torn] rest of yor [your] & [and] mine I [torn page]
[page 2]
[Written by David Lloyd along the left margin.]
To his Loved freind [friend] Mr
Phineas Pemberton
in Bucks [Bucks County, Pennsylvania]
[Written in a more modern hand at the top of the page.]
David Lloyd
8 mo [month] 12 1686
Phineas Pemberton
Bucks [Bucks County, Pennsylvania]










PRINT Migration Network: Pemberton Correspondence Transcriptions

Receiver (Linked data)

Pemberton, Phineas, 1650-1702 [LC]

Phineas Pemberton (Q94253673) [Wikidata]

Sender Place (Linked data)

Philadelphia [GeoNames]

Philadelphia (Pa.) [LC]

Receiver Place (Linked data)

Bucks County [GeoNames]

Bucks County (Pa.) [LC]

Organization (Linked data)

Society of Free Quakers [LC]

Quakers (Q170208) [Wikidata]

Society of Friends [LC]

Family (Linked data)

Pemberton family [LC]

Pemberton Family (Q113325696) [Wikidata]



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