Letter from Hugh Peter to John Winthrop Jr (1606-1676)
Deere Sir, - Wee are glad to heare of you, & my wife intends to bee with you per first. Your sister Symonds is deliuered last weeke of a dead child, and is in much weakness, it came by a fall, let your wife looke to herselfe. John Baker will tell you abundance of news from the bay. ffor Ipswich it will neuer bee well till the Church goe on, aduise them to that if you meane to save them. Wee are in good order here, blessed bee the Lord. Continue your affection to him who is Yours or nothing H : Peter. I must earnestly intreat you to giue Mr. Broadstreet 40l in corne for me, or mony, it is for one goodman Tompson of your towne. I will make the mony good here, or any where. Salute your Betty & little Betty from vs all. I haue sent you the booke of the proceedings at the Court, which when it is coppyed out for your towne I must haue agayne.