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MS. Aubrey 12


ff. 258-259:

Letter from Locke to John Aubrey, 18 May 1694.

[printed De Beer, v. 1739]

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MS. English Letters c. 200


ff. 9-10:

Letter from Locke to Benjamin Furly, 16/26 December [1687].

[printed in Forster, Original letters (1830), pp. 3-10; De Beer, iii. 986]

f. 11:

Letter from Locke to Furly, 19/29 December [1687].

[printed in Forster, pp. 11-14; De Beer, iii. 988]

f. 12:

Letter from Locke to Furly, 10/20 February [1688].

[printed in Forster, pp. 15-18; De Beer, iii. 1004]

ff. 13-14:

Letter from Locke to Furly, 30 December 1687/9 January 1688.

[printed in Forster, pp. 20-24; De Beer, iii. 991]

f. 15:

Letter from Locke to Furly, 28 April 1698.

[printed in Forster, Epistolarium (1845), pp. 12-14 [2nd ed., 1847, pp. 63-65]; De Beer, vi. 2424]

f. 16:

Letter from Locke to Furly, 12 October 1702.

[printed in Forster, Epistolarium (1845), pp. 14-16; Forster, Original letters (2nd ed., 1847), pp. 133-136; De Beer, vii. 3198; Goldie (ed.), Selected correspondence, p. 306]

f. 17:

Letter from Locke to Benjohan Furly, 12 October 1702.

[printed in Forster, Epistolarium (1845), pp. 16-18; Forster, Original letters (2nd ed., 1847), pp. 136-137; De Beer, vii. 3199]

ff. 18-19:

Letter from Locke to Furly, 30 May 1701.

[printed De Beer, vii. 2932; Goldie (ed.), Selected correspondence, pp. 294-296]

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MS. Rawlinson A 191

Papers of Samuel Pepys.


ff. 3-4:

Reasons against the Bill for ye Test (1675)

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MS. Rawlinson D 286

Papers of William Coker.


f. 6:

Copy of letter from Coker to Locke, 31 January 1664.

A letter complimenting Locke on his entry into the office of Censor of Moral Philosophy.

Printed: De Beer, i.165 (not printed); excerpt printed in C. Bastide, John Locke, p. 18.

f. 6v:

Copy of letter from Coker to Locke, 14 December 1664.

[De Beer, i.169; not printed]

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MS. Rawlinson D 849

Papers of Denis Grenville.


ff. 146-147:

Recreation (1677 March)

[Letter from Locke to Grenville, c. 9/19-11/21 March 1677: De Beer, i. 328]

ff. 148-149:

Letter to Denis Grenville, Paris, 13/23 March 1678.

[printed De Beer, i. 374; Goldie (ed.), Selected correspondence, p. 65-68]

draft in MS. Locke f. 3, pp. 69-79 (Sunday, 20 March: “Scrupulosity”).

[printed in King, Life (1829), p. 109-113];

copy in British Library, Add. MS. 4290, ff. 109-114.

[printed in Bourne, Life, vol. 1:390-393]

ff. 150-151:

Letter to Denis Grenville, 26 November/6 December 1678.

[printed De Beer, i. 426; Goldie (ed.), Selected correspondence, p. 70-72;

partially printed in King, Life (1829), p. 113-115];

copy in British Library, Add. MS. 4290, ff. 115-119.

[printed in Bourne, Life, vol. 1:394-397]; this is the first part of an essay with the caption “Scrupulosity”, a draft of which is in Locke’s journal, MS. Locke f.3, p. 358-378 (the part included in this letter is on pp. 358-367).

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MS. Wood F. 43

Papers of Anthony Wood.


f. 32:

Fragment of a letter from Locke to James Tyrrell, [25 March 1690?]; forwarded by Tyrrell to Wood before 6 April 1690.

[printed De Beer, iv. 1273]

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