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Paraph 1661 Paraph

January

Wednesday, 2 January 1661, o.s.

12 January 1661, n.s.

Letter: From Dr Edmund Meara, dated 2 January 1660[/1]; written in Bristol; addressed to Locke at Pensford. [De Beer, i. 111]

Person encountered: Dr. Edmund Meara (letter).

Friday, 4 January 1661, o.s.

14 January 1661, n.s.

Letter: To “P E.” [Elinor Parry?], dated 4 January 1660[/61]. [De Beer, i. 112]

Person encountered: P E. [Elinor Parry?] (letter).

Monday, 8 January 1661, o.s.

18 January 1661, n.s.

Letter: To Dr Ayliffe Ivye, dated 8 January [1661?]; written at Pensford; addressed to Ivye at Brislington. The year supplied based on the content of the letter; letter is a fair copy, but unsealed, probably not sent. [De Beer, i. 113]

Person encountered: Dr. Ayliffe Ivye (letter).

February

Thursday, 7 February 1661, o.s.

17 February 1661, n.s.

Death of John Locke, sen.

Wednesday, 13 February 1661, o.s.

23 February 1661, n.s.

Burial of John Locke, sen.

Tuesday, 19 February 1661, o.s.

1 March 1661, n.s.

Letter: From Robert Crosse, dated 19 February 1660[/61]; written at Chew Magna; addressed to Locke at Pensford. [De Beer, i. 114]

Person encountered: Robert Crosse (letter).

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March

Tuesday, 12 March 1661, o.s.

22 March 1661, n.s.

Letter: From Gabriel Towerson, dated 12 March 1660[/61]; written at Oxford; answered by Locke on 15 March [?] [De Beer, i. 115]

Person encountered: Gabriel Towerson (letter).

Friday, 15 March 1661, o.s.

25 March 1661, n.s.

Letter: To Gabriel Towerson, 15 March 1661 (mimssing); answers Towerson’s letter of 12 March [?]; answered by Towerson on 9 April. [see De Beer, i. 115]

Person encountered: Gabriel Towerson (letter).

April

Tuesday, 2 April 1661, o.s.

12 April 1661, n.s.

Letters:

Persons encountered: Mrs. Elizabeth Jepp (letter); John Strachey (letter).

Tuesday, 9 April 1661, o.s.

19 April 1661, n.s.

Letter: From Gabriel Towerson, dated 9 April 1661; written at All Souls; addressed to Locke at [Pensford]. Answers Locke’s letter of 15 March (missing). [De Beer, i. 118]

Person encountered: Gabriel Towerson (letter).

Saturday, 13 April 1661, o.s.

23 April 1661, n.s.

Letter: To “P E.” [Elinor Parry?], dated 13 April [1661?]; the year based on the contents of the letter; apparently written from Oxford to Parry in London. [De Beer, i. 119]

Person encountered: P E. [Elinor Parry?] (letter).

Tuesday, 23 April 1661, o.s.

3 May 1661, n.s.

Coronation of Charles II.

Thursday, 25 April 1661, o.s.

5 May 1661, n.s.

Letter: To “P E” [Elinor Parry?], [ca. 25 April 1661?]; date suggested by De Beer based on the contents of the letter; apparently written from Oxford to Parry in London; answered on 30 April. [De Beer, i. 120]

Person encountered: P E. [Elinor Parry?] (letter).

Tuesday, 30 April 1661, o.s.

10 May 1661, n.s.

Letter: From [Elinor Parry?], [30 April 1661?]; written from London; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford; answers Locke’s draft of ca. 25 April; answered by Locke in early May [?]. [De Beer, i. 121]

Person encountered: P E. [Elinor Parry?] (letter).

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May

Tuesday, 14 May 1661, o.s.

24 May 1661, n.s.

Letter: From James Allestry to Samuel Tilly, dated 14 May 1661; written from London; addressed to Tilly at Oxford. [De Beer, i. (123)]

Persons encountered: James Allestry (letter); Samuel Tilly (letter).

Friday, 17 May 1661, o.s.

27 May 1661, n.s.

Letter dated: From Dr John Dolben, dated 17 May [1661?]; written from Whitehall; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 124]

Person encountered: Dr. John Dolben (letter).

Date Uncertain

Letter: To “P E” [Elinor Parry?], [early May 1661?]; date suggested by De Beer based on the contents of the letter; apparently written from Oxford to Parry in London; answers letter of 30 April. [De Beer, i. 122]

Person encountered: P E. [Elinor Parry?] (letter).

August

Thursday, 29 August 1661, o.s.

8 September 1661, n.s.

Locke’s birthday, age 29.

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October

Thursday, 31 October 1661, o.s.

10 November 1661, n.s.

Letter: From John Strachey, with a postscript by Elizabeth Jepp, dated 31 October 1661; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 125]

Persons encountered: John Strachey (letter); Mrs. Elizabeth Jepp (letter)

December

Sunday, 1 December 1661, o.s.

11 December 1661, n.s.

Letter: From George Percivall, dated 1 December 1661; written from Dublin; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 126]

Person encountered: George Percivall (letter).

Thursday, 5 December 1661, o.s.

15 December 1661, n.s.

Letter: From Samuel Tilly, dated 5 December 1661; written from Compton Martin; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 127]

Person encountered: Samuel Tilly (letter).

Date Uncertain

Manuscript:   “The preface to the Reader” [for the First tract on government] [1661?].

Manuscript:   Essay on infallibility. Dated “61”; this might refer to the year 1661 or to the year 1662 before March 25.

Manuscript:   “Orozes King of Albania”; dramatis personae and plot-scenario for a play, written between 1661 and 1664.

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Sources:
De Beer = 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)