Bodleian Library, Oxford University

MS. Locke c. 26

A guardbook in which are mounted papers relating to Locke’s property in Pensford and Belluton, Somerset, 1611-1705. They include rentals, accounts, drafts of letters of attorney, and a list of property bequeathed to Peter King and Peter Stratton. There are also a few drafts of letters from Locke.

95 leaves.

ff. 11-12:

Draft of a letter of attorney to Peter Locke, [May 1659?] and 29 October 1660.

[printed Corr., ix. 56A]

f. 72:

Notes for a letter from Locke to William Stratton, 22 March 1695; endorsed by Locke “Stratton | Heads of my letter sent to him with the Accts: 22o Mar 94/5.”

[printed De Beer, v. 1864]

f. 77:

Copy of a letter from Locke to Mrs. Elizabeth Stratton, Oates, 30 November 1696; endorsed “J L 30 Nov. 96. A copy of something like what I writ to my Cosin E. Stratton.”

[printed De Beer, v. 2152]

f. 79v:

Copy of part of his account with Mrs. Elizabeth Stratton, with the note “This account I sent her 15 Jan 96”; endorsed “E: Stratton The state of her account sent her 15 Jan. 96/7.”

[De Beer, v. 2177 (not printed)]

ff. 83-84:

Copy of a letter from Locke to Cornelius Lyde, Oates, 23 February 1699/700; in the hand of William Shaw; original in The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.

[printed De Beer, vii. 2679]