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Paraph 1662 Paraph

January

Tuesday, 21 January 1662, o.s.

31 January 1662, n.s.

Letter: From John Strachey, dated 21 January 1662; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 128]

Person encountered: John Strachey (letter)

March

Friday, 7 March 1662, o.s.

17 March 1662, n.s.

Letter: From Samuel Tilly, dated 7 March [1662?]; misdated [16]51, presumably 1661[/62]. Written from Bristol; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 129]

Person encountered: Samuel Tilly (letter)

Tuesday, 18 March 1662, o.s.

28 March 1662, n.s.

Letter: From John Strachey, dated 18 March 1661[/62]; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 130]

Person encountered: John Strachey (letter)

April

Sunday, 20 April 1662, o.s.

30 April 1662, n.s.

Letter: From John Strachey, [20 April 1662?]; dated only “Sunday night”; date suggested by De Beer; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 131]

Person encountered: John Strachey (letter)

Date Uncertain

Letter: From John Strachey, [April/May 1662?]; undated; date suggested by De Beer. [De Beer, i. 131]

Person encountered: John Strachey (letter)

May

Wednesday, 21 May 1662, o.s.

31 May 1662, n.s.

Wedding of Charles II and Catharine of Braganza; commemorated by the Oxford anthology Domiduca Oxoniensis; which contained a poem by Locke. The collection may have been published before the wedding, but was definitely available by the end of June.

June

Monday, 30 June 1662, o.s.

10 July 1662, n.s.

Letter: From Robert Mandey, dated 30 June 1662; written at Durdans (residence of Lord Berkeley); addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 133]

Persons encountered: Robert Mandey (letter); George, 9th Lord Berkeley (letter); Sir Charles Berkeley (letter)

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July

Friday, 4 July 1662, o.s.

14 July 1662, n.s.

Letter: From George Percivall, dated 4 July 1662; written from Dublin; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 134]

Person encountered: George Percivall (letter).

Saturday, 12 July 1662, o.s.

22 July 1662, n.s.

Letter dated: From George Percivall, dated 12 July 1662; written from Dublin; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 135]

Person encountered: George Percivall (letter).

Sunday, 27 July 1662, o.s.

6 August 1662, n.s.

Letters:

Persons encountered: George, 9th Lord Berkeley (letters); Sir Charles Berkeley (letter)

Tuesday, 29 July 1662, o.s.

8 August 1662, n.s.

Letter: From Henry Townshend, dated 29 July 1662; written from Worcester; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 138]

Person encountered: Henry Townshend (letter).

Wednesday, 30 July 1662, o.s.

9 August 1662, n.s.

Letter: From Thomas Westrowe, dated 30 July [1662?]; the year is uncertain. Written at Fetter Lane, London; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 139]

Person encountered: Thomas Westrowe (letter).

August

Sunday, 17 August 1662, o.s.

27 August 1662, n.s.

Letter: From Sir Charles Berkeley, [ca. 17 August 1662?]; approximate date suggested by De Beer based on the contents and the postmark; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 140]

Person encountered: Sir Charles Berkeley (letter)

Monday, 18 August 1662, o.s.

28 August 1662, n.s.

Letter: From Henry Townshend, dated 18 August 1662; written from Worcester; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 141

Person encountered: Henry Townshend (letter).

Tuesday, 19 August 1662, o.s.

29 August 1662, n.s.

Letter: From Robert Mandey, dated 19 August 1662; written from Durdans; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 142]

Person encountered: Robert Mandey (letter).

Friday, 22 August 1662, o.s.

1 September 1662, n.s.

Letter dated: From Robert Mandey; written from Durdans; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford; includes a postscript from Andrew Crooke dated 28 August. [De Beer, i. 143]

Person encountered: Robert Mandey (letter).

Thursday, 28 August 1662, o.s.

7 September 1662, n.s.

Letter dated: From Andrew Crooke; postscript to Robert Mandey’s letter of 22 August. [De Beer, i. 143]

Person encountered: Andrew Crooke (letter).

Friday, 29 August 1662, o.s.

8 September 1662, n.s.

Locke’s birthday, age 30.

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September

Friday, 19 September 1662, o.s.

29 September 1662, n.s.

Letter: From Robert Pickering, dated 19 September 1662; written from Thelwall; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 144]

Person encountered: Robert Pickering (letter).

Monday, 22 September 1662, o.s.

1 September 1662, n.s.

Letter dated: From Henry Townshend, dated 22 September 1662; written at Worcester; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 145]

Person encountered: Henry Townshend (letter).

Saturday, 27 September 1662, o.s.

6 October 1662, n.s.

Oration (September? 1662):   “Principi Daniae Oxonium ex Itinere divertenti 62; Latin oration, delivered [?] 27 September, to welcome Prince Christian of Denmark to Christ Church, where he dined with the Dean.

Monday, 29 September 1662, o.s.

8 October 1662, n.s.

Letter dated: From Henry Barnard, dated 29 September 1662; written from Bridgenorth; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 146]

Person encountered: Henry Barnard (letter).

Date Uncertain

Letter: From Sir Charles Berkeley, [September/October 1662?]; approximate date suggested by De Beer; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 147]

Person encountered: Sir Charles Berkeley (letter)

October

Tuesday, 7 October 1662, o.s.

17 October 1662, n.s.

Letter: From John Dod, dated 7 October 1662; writen from Hinton; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 148]

Person encountered: John Dod (letter).

Tuesday, 21 October 1662, o.s.

31 October 1662, n.s.

Letter: From [Mrs.] Ellice Price, dated 21 October 1662. [De Beer, i. 149]

Person encountered: [Mrs.] Ellis Price (letter).

November

Date Uncertain

Letter: From Sir Charles Berkeley, [November/December 1662?]; approximate date suggested by De Beer; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 150]

Person encountered: Sir Charles Berkeley (letter)

December

Wednesday, 31 December 1662, o.s.

10 January 1663, n.s.

Letter: From John Strachey, dated 31 December 1662; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 151]

Person encountered: John Strachey (letter)

Date Uncertain

Letter: From P. Harcourt, [1662/63?]; De Beer suggests that the writer is possibly Sir Philip Harcourt, d. 1668, and suggests a date based on this assumptin; addressed to Locke at Christ Church Oxford. [De Beer, i. 152]

Person encountered: Sir Philip Harcourt [?] (letter)

Manuscript:   Second Tract on Government. Internal evidence indicates it was completed by the end of January 1663; most likely written late in 1662. A surviving draft [MS. Locke e. 6, ff. 91-69 rev.] was written at an uncertain but earlier date.

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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)