George Berkeley, ninth Baron Berkeley and first earl of Berkeley

E. S. de Beer (ed.), The Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke: The Correspondence of John Locke: In Eight Volumes, Vol. 1: Introduction; Letters Nos. 1–461

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137. George Berkeley, ninth Lord Berkeley, later first earl of Berkeley, to Sir Charles Berkeley, K.B., later second earl of Berkeley, 27 July 1662

B.L., MS. Locke c. 3, ff. 183–4.


Dr Pearson is now upon his Jorney Towards Oxford with intention to remove you, which I hope wil not dissatisfie you because it is my Desire. You very wel know what greate Obligation you have to the Doctor, which may prevaile with you to go with him Chearefully. But before your departure Be sure you returne greate and humble Thankes to the Deane, and your Tutor for theire constant care of you. probably you wil expresse it with sighnes of affectionate Duty and Kindnes: which will much become you. I pray God bles you and direct you in al the passages of your life, I pray God direct me to advice you alwaies for the best for his Glory and your Good. so prayeth

  • your very affectionate father
  • Berkeley

Durdence July the 27th. 1662

Address: For the little Kt Sir Charles Berkeley at Cht. Churche In Oxford.

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