Locke’s copy of Thomas Burnet‘s Remarks upon an Essay

 

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18. Marginalium in Thomas Burnet’s Remarks upon an Essay (1697)  [about]

 

Introduction

[1] Locke’s marginalium in [Thomas Burnet’s] Remarks upon an Essay concerning Human Understanding in a Letter address’d to the Author (London: M. Wotton, 1697), LL 1794; this copy contains Locke’s marginalium.

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[2] Locke’s marginalium.

Milton, ‘Manservant as Amanuensis: Sylvester Brounower’, p. 81.
The place that Locke prescribes here is indeed the place that it has been given both in C-1706 and in the present edition; this place results once his instructions in MS Locke e.1 pp. 113-114 concerning the introductory paragraphs on pp. 114-116 of the same manuscript are carried out (see below, 1. Of the Conduct of the Understanding (1697-1704) [23]).
In the present edition, this sentence is given in the collation of MS Locke e.1 with MS Locke c.28.’
Cf. Heawood, 3138.
For a similar use of pins by Locke, see his Journal for 1690, MS Locke f.10, pp. 24-25.
For a similar use of the word ‘Understanding’ for a quire that contains additions to the Essay, see MS Locke c.28, fols 115-116.
The main instances of use of this different ink are listed in the annotation to the text.