Searching for Berkeley letters! I am an American academic working on the correspondence of George Berkeley, 18th century Irish philosopher and Anglican Bishop of Cloyne (1685-1753). I am publishing the collected correspondence (meant to be a service to philosophers and early modern historians) with Cambridge University Press.
I am looking for any information on letters TO or FROM Berkeley (signed or not, even if you just have a suspicion it might be to or from him) that are privately held. I have worked in all of the publicly available archives but have evidence of letters (from auctions, for instance) that exist in private hands. I simply want access to transcribe and publish the letters. Will consider purchasing letters in some cases. ANY leads on letters would be most appreciated. For additional details please contact me.
Marc A. Hight
Dept. of Philosophy
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943
(434) 223-6388 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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