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Title
A common place book, upon the plan recommended and practised by John Locke, Esq. : manuscript, 1822-1840
Name/Creator
Ripley, George, 1802-1880, creator
Frothingham, Octavius Brooks, 1822-1895, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:3446603 
Location
Networked Resource

Houghton
Language
English
Description
1 v. ([54], 71 p.) ; 26 cm.
Form/Genre
text

Commonplace books-United States-19th century.

Harvard students' notes.

print
Subject
Bacon, Francis , 1561-1626 -- Criticism and interpretation ;  Locke, John , 1632-1704 -- Criticism and interpretation ;  Milton, John , 1608-1674 -- Criticism and interpretation ;  Taylor, Jeremy , 1613-1667 -- Criticism and interpretation ;  Harvard University -- Students ;  Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)

Category
Manuscripts and records

Individual reading

English

Commonplace books

19 century

Note
Commonplace book begun while Ripley was a student at Harvard University, containing excerpts and poems, as well as original compostions concerning John Locke, John Milton, Francis Bacon, Jeremy Taylor, and others. The last several entries concern Brook Farm.

Autograph manuscript, signed, dated 10 Oct. 1822-2 Nov. 1840; with a printed title page.

Index at the beginning.

Written into a notebook, bound in half calf with marbled paper boards, with a printed title page (Boston, 1822).

In a tray case, 28 cm.

MS Am 860. Houghton Library, Harvard University.