Year

1702

Sender Place

n.p.

Receiver

Samuel Carpenter

Receiver Place

n.p.

Repository holding original letter

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Full Date

1702-02-11

Document Type

Transcription

Keywords

Phineas Pemberton, Samuel Carpenter, Quakers, Society of Friends, social network

Abstract

Letter dated February 11, 1702 (January 31, 1701 Old Style) from Phineas Pemberton to Samuel Carpenter.

Transcription

deare [dear] Samuel [Samuel Carpenter]

as to the [3^d^] [3rd] about the [p...] I know not that I

thought of it since we settled the acctt [account] I know it depended upon

my memory cheifly [chiefly] & [and] its [it’s] now too late to search papers I rather

choose to depend upon thy [your] book & [and] therefore allow it to thee [you] & [and]

order thee [you] to Charge me with it in thy [your] book,

but there is another thing I have often thought of & [and] yet

always mist [missed] speakeing [speaking] with thee [you] about it but this gives me

the opportunity of remembering it after our acct [account] [ink blot] was

settled & [and] I Comn [coming] home running over things in my mind

I cold [could] not remember I saw any beare [bear?] in the acctt [account] except

it was encluded [included] in same of the general sum, [posted?]

thither [there] of wch [which] I thought to desire thee [you] to enquire [inquire] lest there

shold [should] be any error that way if thou [you] finds any Charge me

[wch/wth] [which/with] if on my side & [and] give this as my ordr [order] to my expender [expenditure]

to allow it wth [with] consideracon [consideration] for want of it

I have sent abig: [Abigail Pemberton] my wife telling me thou [you] art [are] neglected

by reason of the maids [maid’s] attendance on Jos: [Joseph] I desire

let her not watch in the night for shee [she] then will be cast

down & [and] so thou [you] mayst [may] ^[h...]^ sick [...] of one I am

much tyred [tired] with writing this & [and] conclude thyne [yours] in true

love

Phineas Pemberton

the 31 day 11 mo [month] 1701

Phineas Pemberton

11 mo [month] 31. 1701

to

Samuel Carpenter

P Pemberton [Phineas Pemberton]

order to Setle [settle]

his acco^t^ [account] with his

Expender [expenditures]

HSP DAMS ID

16185

Language

english

Type

article

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