Pemberton Correspondence

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

Correspondence

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.

HSP DAMS ID

16185

Language

english

Type

article

Collection

PRINT Migration Network: Pemberton Correspondence

Transcription

deare [dear] Samuel
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 expense
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] [...]
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 [Phineas] Pemberton
order to [...]
his [...]
Expenses


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