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Paraph 1654 Paraph


Date uncertain

Letter: To “N”, [January-February 1654?]; written from Oxford to someone in Pensford.   [Corr., i. 12]

Person encountered: “N” (letter)


Monday, 1 May 1654, o.s.

11 May 1654, n.s.

Letters: Three letters to an unknown correspondent. The first letter was probably intended to be sent. On the verso is a draft of a second letter, (or perhaps for another version of the same letter); these two letters are endorsed “Letters to H. C”. The third letter appears to be a related draft. The first and third letters are dated 1 May 1654, from Christ Church Oxford. [Corr., i. 15–17]

Person encountered: “H. C” (letter)



Date uncertain

Publication: Musarum Oxoniensium Έλαιοφορία, published ca. June 1654; included two poems by Locke (his first published works).


Sunday, 29 August 1654, o.s.

8 September 1654, n.s.

Locke’s birthday; age 22.

Date Uncertain


Persons encountered: “A. M.” (letter); “B E” (letter)


Corr. = The correspondence of John Locke / edited by E. S. de Beer. – Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1976-89. – 8 vols. – (Clarendon edition of the works of John Locke)