Pemberton Correspondence


Mary Bowne



Sender Place

Flushing, New York


Phineas Pemberton and Phebe Pemberton

Receiver Place

Falls Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Repository holding original letter

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Full Date


Document Type


Country, State, Location 1

50.084958, -5.101268

Country, State, Location 2

40.176667, -74.827778


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


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








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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]
Phinihas Pemberton [Phineas Pemberton]
Neare [Near] the falls
of delawer [Delaware]
in pensylvania [Pennsylvania]
ther [page damaged: illegible]
Mary Bowne
10 mo [month] 7. 1693?
Phineas and Phebe Pemberton

Receiver (Linked data)

Pemberton, Phineas, 1650-1702 [LC]

Phineas Pemberton (Q94253673) [Wikidata]

Sender Place (Linked data)

Flushing [GeoNames]

Flushing (New York, N.Y.) [LC]

Receiver Place (Linked data)

Township of Falls [GeoNames]

Falls (Bucks County, Pa. : Township) [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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