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Weather diary

See   description under 1666.

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Excommunication   (1673/4)

Location:   Bodleian Library, MS. Locke c. 27, ff. 29a-b.

Description:   A paper, begun in the hand of an unidentified amanuensis, continued in Locke’s hand, endorsed “Excommunication 1673/4.” The bulk of the paper consists of two columns headed “Civill Society | State” and “Religious Society or the Church.” Goldie gives the paper the title “Civil and ecclesiastical power.”

A single sheet folded once to form 4 pages, 318 212 mm.

Publications:

  1. [incomplete] The life of John Locke : with extracts from his correspondence, journals and common-place books / by Lord King. – London : H. Colburn, 1829. – p. 297-304; London : H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1830. – vol. 2:108-119.
  2. Political essays / Locke ; edited by Mark Goldie. – Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997. – pp. 216-221 [Locke #867+].
  3. An essay concerning toleration and other writings on law and politics, 1667-1683 / John Locke ; edited with an introduction, critical apparatus, notes and transcription of ancillary manuscripts by J.R. Milton and Philip Milton. – Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2006. – (The Clarendon edition of the works of John Locke). – pp. 327-334 [Locke #952A].
  4. A letter concerning toleration and other writings / John Locke ; edited and with an introduction by Mark Goldie. – Indianapolis : Liberty Fund, ©2010. – pp. 152-158 [Locke #67B].
  5. [French translation:] Lettre sur la tolérance / John Locke … ; (précédé de) … Sur la différence entre pouvoir écclésiastique et pouvoir civil (1674) ; traduction par Jean-Fabien Spitz … – Paris : GF-Flammarion, ©1992. – 269 p. – (GF ; 686) [Locke #74+]

Discussions:   Goldie, publication #2, p. 216; Milton & Milton, Introduction to publication #3, pp. 70-74, 194; Goldie, publication #4, p. xxxvi.

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The particular test for priests   [c. 1674]

Location:   Bodleian Library, MS. Locke c. 27, ff. 30a-b.

Description:   A document in an unknown hand (not that of Brounower, as Long states) and of unknown authorship. It is headed “The particular test for priests” and endorsed by Locke “Papists Test” and “Te[st] Walsh.” The document is a draft oath listing doctrines that Catholic priests must renounce. Peter Walsh, an Irish priest, drew of an oath of allegiance in 1661; this oath expands on Walsh’s list of doctrines. The document is undated; Goldie suggests c. 1674.

The manuscript is written on the first page of a single sheet folded once to form four pages, 322 212 mm; the remaining pages are blank.

Publications:

  1. Political essays / Locke ; edited by Mark Goldie. – Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997. – pp. 223-224. [Locke #867+]

Discussions:   Goldie, publication #2, p. 222; Milton & Milton, Introduction to publication #3, pp. 147-148.

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Continuation of the Early writings on interest   (1674)

See   Some of the consequences that are like to follow upon lessening of interest to 4 per cent   (1668)

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Trade   (1674)

Location:   Bodleian Library, MS. Locke c. 30, ff. 18-19.

Description:   Notes by Locke for an essay on trade; titled “Trade” and endorsed “TAEI | Trade | Essay 1674”. Based on Locke’s reading of Carew Reynell, The true English interest: Or an account of the chief national improvements; in some political observations, demonstrating an infallible advance of this nation to infinite wealth and greatness … (1674).

On a single sheet of paper, folded once to form 4 pages, 306 195 mm. Fol. 19r is blank. The notes are grouped into sections: a preliminary section without caption; “Promoters of Traders”; “Hindrances of Trade”; and “Matter of fact.”

Publications:

  1. [modernized text:] “John Locke’s notes on trade, c.1674.” // IN: Seventeenth-century economic documents / edited by Joan Thirsk and J.P. Cooper. – Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1972. – p. 96.
  2. Locke on money / John Locke ; edited … by Patrick Hyde Kelly. – Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1991. – (The Clarendon edition of the works of John Locke). – pp. 495-496.
  3. Political essays / Locke ; edited by Mark Goldie. – Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997. – pp. 121-122.

Discussions:   Kelly, “General introduction” to publication #2, p. 148.

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