Bodleian Library, Oxford University

MS. Locke f. 31

A bound notebook in a contemporary leather binding, stamped “I. L.” on the covers, dated “[16]63” inside the front cover, and with Locke’;s signature and paraphs on the flyleaf.

8o, 146 × 89 mm. 161 leaves (unpaginated].

Individual items include:

ff. 9-119v:

Copy of Essays on the law of nature by an unknown amanuensis [probably 1664], with corrections by Locke.

A draft of five of the essays exists in MS. Locke e. 6 and a copy by Brounower in MS. Locke f. 30.

ff. 120-138v:

A copy of the Valedictory speech as Censor of Moral Philosophy by the same unknown amanuensis [ca. December 1664].

A partial draft exists in MS. Locke e. 6.

The notebook was reversed and writing began in the other direction. Individual items in the reversed section include:

ff. 136-134 rev.:

“Principi Daniae Oxonium ex Itinere divertenti 62 [September? 1662]