Bodleian Library, Oxford University

MS. Locke f. 30

A parchment box containing two groups of unbound gatherings. The box is labeled “Biblia” on the top and “in” on one side of the bottom (cf. MS. Locke f. 32, labelled “out”). The loose gatherings were sewn together after being acquired by the Bodleian.

8o [unsigned; quired in 2s]. 160 × 100 mm. 188 leaves.

The gatherings contain:

  1. Notes on the New Testament, apparently dating from the early 1690s. (ff. 1-121 [f. 87 repeated])
  2. The following notes are initialed by Locke:

    f. 19r:

    Note on Matthew 25:34

    f. 36v:

    Note on Luke 12:50

    f. 41r:

    Note on John 1:29

    f. 42r:

    Note on I Samuel 3

    f. 43r:

    Note on John 5:33

    f. 43v:

    Note on John 6:30

  3. Essays on the law of nature
  4. ff. 122-173v:

    Copy of Essays on the law of nature by Sylvester Brounower [1681?].

    A draft of five of the essays exists in MS. Locke e. 6 and another copy in MS. Locke f. 31.

    ff. 174-184r:

    Oratio Censoria funebris 64

    Another copy in MS. Locke f. 31.

    ff. 184v-187: