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Paraph 1674 Paraph

January

Tuesday, 6 January 1674, o.s.

16 January 1674, n.s.

Letter: To Henry Bennet, Earl of Arlington, dated 6 January 1674. [De Beer, i. 281 (not printed)]

Person encountered: Henry Bennet, Earl of Arlington (letter)

Wednesday, 7 January 1674, o.s.

17 January 1674, n.s.

Letter: From William Allestree, dated [7] January 1673/4; written from Stockholm; addressed to Locke at Exeter House, London; date based on Locke’s endorsement; answered a letter from Locke dated 9 October 1673 (missing). [De Beer, i. 282]

Person encountered: William Allestree (letter)

Thursday, 15 January 1674, o.s.

25 January 1674, n.s.

Letter (year uncertain): From Lady Ann Howe, 15 January [1674?]; year uncertain; written from Haddon; addressed to Locke at Exeter House, London. [De Beer, i. 283]

Person encountered: Lady Ann Howe (letter)

Sunday, 18 January 1674, o.s.

28 January 1674, n.s.

Letter: To John Strachey, dated 18 January 1673[/4]; written from Exeter House, London; addressed to Strachey at Sutton Court; answered by Strachey on 10 February. [De Beer, i. 284]

Person encountered: John Strachey (letter)

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February

Monday, 2 February 1674, o.s.

12 February 1674, n.s.

Letter: From William Allestree, 2 February 1673/4; written from Stockholm; addressed to Locke at Exeter House, London; possibly received on 16 February; possibly answered by Locke on 14 April. [De Beer, i. 285]

Person encountered: William Allestree (letter)

Saturday, 10 February 1674, o.s.

20 February 1674, n.s.

Letter: From John Strachey, 10 February 1673[/4]; addressed to Locke at Exeter House, London; answered Locke’s letter of 17 or 18 January. [De Beer, i. 286]

Person encountered: John Strachey (letter)

Friday, 16 February 1674, o.s.

26 February 1674, n.s.

Letter: From William Allestree, dated 2 February 1673[/4]; possibly received 16 February. [see De Beer, i. 285]

Person encountered: William Allestree (letter)

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March

Tuesday, 3 March 1674, o.s.

13 March 1674, n.s.

Letter dated: From Sir Peter Colleton, dated 3 March 1673[/4]; written from Barbados. [De Beer, i. 287]

Person encountered: Sir Peter Colleton (letter)

Monday, 9 March 1674, o.s.

19 March 1674, n.s.

Weather observations at London, 8h: “Wind NE. Frost and Snow.” [Boyle, 12:80]

Thursday, 19 March 1674, o.s.

29 March 1674, n.s.

Weather observations at London, 6h: “Snow.” [Boyle, 12:80]

Friday, 20 March 1674, o.s.

30 March 1674, n.s.

Weather observations at London, 10h: “Wind NE. Snow all Day.” [Boyle, 12:80]

April

Tuesday, 14 April 1674, o.s.

24 April 1674, n.s.

Letter: To William Allestree (missing), 14 April 1674; possibly answers Allestree’s letter of 2 February; answered by Allestree on 23 September. [see De Beer, i. 292]

Person encountered: William Allestree (letter)

June

Tuesday, 16 June 1674, o.s.

26 June 1674, n.s.

Letter: From John Cooke, dated 16 June 1674. [De Beer, i. 288 (not printed)]

Person encountered: John Cooke (letter)

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July

Wednesday, 22 July 1674, o.s.

1 August 1674, n.s.

Letter: From Sir Peter Colleton, dated 22 July 1674; written from Barbados; answered a letter from Locke dated 26 December 1673 (missing). [De Beer, i. 289]

Person encountered: Sir Peter Colleton (letter)

August

Thursday, 6 August 1674, o.s.

16 August 1674, n.s.

Letter: From Richard Lilburne, dated 6 [August] 1674; written from [New] Providence; addressed to Locke at Exeter House, London. Locke forwarded Lilburne’s account of a poisonous fish to Henry Oldenburg on 20 May 1675; Oldenburg read the account to the Royal Society on 27 May 1675. [De Beer, i. 290]

Person encountered: Richard Lilburne (letter)

Monday, 10 August 1674, o.s.

20 August 1674, n.s.

Letter From Isaac Rush, dated 10 August 1674; written from New Providence. [De Beer, i. 291 (part not printed).

Person encountered: Isaac Rush (letter)

Saturday, 29 August 1674, o.s.

8 September 1674, n.s.

Locke’s birthday, age 42.

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September

Wednesday, 23 September 1674, o.s.

3 October 1674, n.s.

Letter: From William Allestree, dated 23 September 1674; written from Stockholm; addressed to Locke at Exeter House, London; answered Locke’s letter of 14 April (missing); received 19 October. [De Beer, i. 292]

Person encountered: William Allestree (letter)

October

Wednesday, 14 October 1674, o.s.

24 October 1674, n.s.

Letter: To Peter Locke, dated 14 October 1674; copy by Locke from the letter sent to his uncle. [De Beer, i. 293]

Person encountered: Peter Locke (letter)

Saturday, 17 October 1674, o.s.

27 October 1674, n.s.

Letter: To Peter Locke, dated 17 October 1674; copy by Locke from the letter sent to his uncle. [De Beer, i. 294]

Person encountered: Peter Locke (letter)

Monday, 19 October 1674, o.s.

29 October 1674, n.s.

Letter: From William Allestree, dated 23 September 1674; received 19 October. [see De Beer, i. 292]

Person encountered: William Allestree (letter)

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November

[ca. November 1674?]

Letter: From Dr. Thomas Sydenham, [ca. November 1674?]. [De Beer, i. 295]

Person encountered: Dr. Thomas Sydenham (letter)

Tuesday, 3 November 1674, o.s.

13 November 1674, n.s.

Letter: To Peter Locke, dated 3 November 1674; copy by Locke from the letter sent to his uncle. [De Beer, i. 296]

Person encountered: Peter Locke (letter)

Monday, 23 November 1674, o.s.

3 December 1674, n.s.

Letter: From Anthony Ashley Cooper, first Earl of Shaftesbury, dated 23 November [1674?]; written from Wimborne St. Giles. [De Beer, i. 297]

Person encountered: Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftesbury (letter)

December

Monday, 21 December 1674, o.s.

31 December 1674, n.s.

Council for Trade and Foreign Plantations (founded 27 September 1672) abolished.

Friday, 25 December 1674, o.s.

4 January 1675, n.s.

Weather observations at London, 15h: “Fair.” [Boyle, 12:80]

Thomas Stringer gave Locke a receipt for £600 in cash and a bond of Shaftesbury’s of £100 made him by Locke, the whole being paid by Locke to Shaftesbury “for a Lease of the Farme and Mannor of Kingston in the County of Dorsett … ” [MS Locke c.19, ff. 114-115]. The lease was security for an annuity of £100 to Locke. [see De Beer, i:420n.]

Sunday, 27 December 1674, o.s.

6 January 1675, n.s.

Weather observations at London, 16h: “Wind W. Fair.” [Boyle, 12:80]

Monday, 28 December 1674, o.s.

7 January 1675, n.s.

Weather observations at London, 15h: “Wind W. Close.” [Boyle, 12:80]

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Source: Boyle = The general history of the air, designed and begun by the Honble Robert Boyle Esq; cited from The works of Robert Boyle. Volume 12 (2000), pages 70-89.

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)