Pemberton Correspondence

Year

1697

Sender Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Receiver

Joseph Pemberton

Receiver Place

Burlington, New Jersey

Repository holding original letter

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Full Date

1697-11-08

Document Type

Correspondence

Country, State, Location 1

39.952583, -75.165222

Country, State, Location 2

39.932541, -74.722667

Keywords

Israel Pemberton, Philadelphia, Joseph Pemberton, Burlington, Burlington New Jersey, Quakers, Society of Friends, social network

Abstract

Letter dated November 8, 1697 (October 29, 1697 Old Style) from Israel Pemberton to his brother, Joseph.

HSP DAMS ID

16050

Language

english

Type

article

Collection

PRINT Migration Network: Pemberton Correspondence

Transcription

the 29th ^day of^ mo [month] [page tear] 697 [1697]
Dear Brother
heir [here] i have sent a few lines to let thee [you]
^know^ that we are In health and hoping that
thou [you] [crossed out] art in good helth [health] allso [also] praised
be the lord that wee [we] mey [may] keep so and that
wee [we] mey [may] keep to his power and to dread
him a bove [above] all and to praise him a bove [above]
all [crossed out] that wee may seek after his
holy naime [name] and that wee [we] may keep into [unto]
the Lord and then wee [we] shall be meek
And Low In heart and fear him over all
and then dear brother I hop [hope] that wee [we]
shall be Redey [ready] when they [the] Lord doth please
to call us to him then shall wee [we] be Redey [ready] for
him who is great above all and greater
then [than] all he who is the king of kings
and Lords of Lord wo [who] is the great of all & [and]
their [there] is none like to him and so I end and
hop [hope] to hear from thee [you] and so I bid thee
faire well [farewell] this is from
thy affectiuanated [affectionate]
Brother
Israel Pemberton
and I have
sent to
thee three
bags
for thee
to keep
tyll [until]
father
com [comes]
Israel Pemberton
Philadelphia
8 mo [month] 29 1697
to
Joseph Pemberton
Burlington
For
Joseph : Pemberton
At Burlington
There


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