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Table of contents for the The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, Lord High Chancellor of England ... With Several Additional Pieces, Never Before Printed in any Edition of His Works (London: A. Millar, 1740).

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Contents of the Four Volumes

VOL. I

Page Title
i A NEW LIFE of the AUTHOR. By Mr. MALLET.
1 Instauratio Magna
7 Praesatio.
12 Distributio Operis.
21 De Dignitate & Augmentis Scientiarum Libri IX.
23 Partitiones Scientiarum & Argumenta singulorum Capitum.
27 De Dignitate & Augmentis Scientiarum, Liber primus.
59      —Liber secundus.
93      —Liber tertius.
115      —Liber quartus.
137      —Liber quintus.
158      —Liber sextus.
195      —Liber septimus.
214      —Liber ocravus.
262      —Liber nonuse.
269 Novum Organum Scientiarum.
271 Praefatio.
274 Aphorismi de interpretatione Naturae, & regno Hominis.
313 De Interpretatione Natunӕ, Liber secundus.
APPENDIX
1 Containing several Pieces of Lord Bacon not printed in the last Edition in four Volumes in folio* and now published from the original Manuscripts in the Library of the Right Honourable the Earl of Oxford. Append.
ibid. Of the true Greatness of the Kingdom of Britain, to King James.
12 Notes of a Speech concerning a War with Spain.
16 A Book of Speeches in Parliament, or otherwise delivered by Sir Francis Bacon the King's Sollicitor-General.
16 Mr. Bacon's Discourse in the Praise of his Sovereign.
26 The Proceedings of the Earl of Essex.
35 Of the State of Europe.
46 State-Pieces in the Reign of King James.
Ibid. A Proclamation drawn for his Majesty's first coming in.
48 A Draught of a Proclamation touching His Majesty's Style, 2 Jacobi.
51 A Certificate or Return of the Commissioners of England and Scotland.
53 An Argument of Sir Francis Bacon, in the lower House of Parliament.
58 A Certificate to his Majesty, touching the Projects of Sir Stephen Proctor, relating to the penal Laws.
63 A Certificate to the Lords of the Council, upon information given, touching the scarcity of Silver at the Mint, and reference to the two Chancellors and the King's Sollicitor.
66 A frame of Declaration of the Master of the Wards, at his first fitting.
67 Directions for the Master of the "Wards to observe, for His Majesty's better service and the general good.
69 Philosophical Pieces of the Lord Bacon.
Ibid. Mr. Bacon in praise of Knowledge.
71 Valerius Terminus of the Interpretation of Nature, with the Annotations of Hermes Stella.
95 Temporis Partus Masculus, five de Interpretatione Naturae Lib. 3
96 Filum Labyrinthi, five Formula Inquisitionis.
101 Sequela Chartarum, five Inquisitio legitima de Calore & Frigore.
107 Redargutio Philosophiarum.
124 Mr. Francis Bacon of the Colours of Good and Evil; to the Lord Mountjoye.

VOL. II

Page Title
1 Parafceve ad Historiam Naturalem & Experimentalem* five Descriptio Historiae Naturalis & Experimentalis, qualis sufficiat, & fit in ordine ad Basin & Fundamenta Philosophiae verae.
3 Aphorismi 'de Conficienda Historia prima.
9 Catalogus Historiarum particularium.
14 Fragmentum Libri Verulamiani, cui Titulus Abecedarium Naturae.
16 Historiac NaturaIis ad condendam Philosophiam Praefatio.
21 Tituli Historiaruill & Inquisitionum in primos sex menses destinatarum.
21 Historia Naturalis & ExperimentaIis ad condendam Philosophiam* five Phaenomenon Universi; quae est, Instaurationi magnae pars terria.
23 Norma Historiae Praesentis.
25 Historia Ventorum. Aditus, five Praefatio.
25 Topica particularia* five Articuli lnquisitionis de Ventis.
29 Historia. Nomina Ventorum.
30 Venti Liberi.
31 Venti Generales.
32 Venti Stati.
33 Venti Asseclae.
35 Qualitates & Potestates Ventorum.
39 Origines Locales Ventorum. p. 39.
42 Accidentales Generationes Ventorum.
43 Venti extraordinarii & Flatus repentini.
44 Confacientia ad Ventos, originales scilicet.
47 Limites Ventorum.
48 Successiones Ventorum.
49 Motus Ventorum.
52 Motus Ventorumin Velis Navium.
55 Observationes majores.
56 Motus Ventorum in aliis Machinis humanis.
57 Prognostica Ventorum.
63 Imitamenta Ventorum.
64 Observatio major.
64 Canones mobiles de Ventis.
65 Charta humana, five optativa cum proximis, circa Ventos.
67 Lectori S.
ibid. Historia Denfi & Rari; necnon Coitionis & Expansionis materiae per spatia.
71 Modus Experimenti circa Tabulam suprascriptam.
106 Historia Gravis & Levis.
107 Historia Sympathiae & Antipathiae Rerum.
ibid. Historia Sulphuris, Mercurii & Salis.
109 Francisci Baronis de Verulamio, Vice-Comitis Sancti Albani, Historia Vitae & Mortis* five Titulus sextus in Historia naturali & experimentali ad condendam Philosophiam* quae eft, Instaurationis Magnae Pars Tertia.
110 Historia Vitae & Mortis.
112 Topica Particularia* five Articuli inquisitionis de Vita & Morte.
114 Natura durabilis.
115 Observationes majores.
116 Observatio major.
117 Desiccatio, Desiccationis Prohibitio, & Desiccati Inteneratio.
120 Observationes majores.
121 Longaevitas & Brevitas Vitae in Animalibus.
125 Observationes majores.
127 Alimentatio, Via alimentandi.
128 Longaevitas & Brevitas Vitae in Homine.
141 Medicinae ad Longaevitatem. Ad Artic. X.
142 Intentiones. Ad Artic. XII. XIII. XIV.
145 Operatio super Spiritus, ut maneant Juveniles, & revirescant. I.
154 Operatio super Exclusionem Aёris. II.
158 Operatio super Sanguinem & Calorem sanguisicantem. III.
160 Operatio super succos Corporis. IV.
162 Operatio super Viscera ad Extrusionem Alimenti. V.
166 Operatio super Partes exteriores ad Attractionem Alimenti. VI.
168 Operatio super Alimentum ipfum ad Insinuationem ejusdem. VII.
170 Operatio super Actum ultimum Afflimilationis Commentatio. VIII.
171 Operatio super Intenerationem ejus quod arcfieri coepit, five Malaciffatio Corporis. IX.
173 Operatio super Expurgationem Succi veteris & Restitutionem Succi novi, five Renovationem per vices. X.
174 Atriola Mortis. Ad Artic. XV.
179 Discrimina Juventutis & Sencetutis. Ad Artic. XVI.
181 Canones mobiles de Duratione Vitae, & Forma Mortis.
189 Historia & Inquisitio prima de Sono & Auditu, & de Forma Soni, & latente Proceffu Soni* *five Sylva Soni & Auditus.
203 Articuli Quaestionum circa Mineralia.
208 Inquistio de Magnete.
217 Franciscus Baconus Lectori.
218 Filum Labyrinthi, five Inquisitio Legitima de Motu.
222 Cogirationes de Natura Rerum. De Sectione Corporum, continuo & vacuo.
234 De Fluxu & Refluxu Maris.
243 Indicia vera de Interpretatione Naturae.
284 Epistola Thomae Bodlei ad Francisc. Baconum, quae candide expendit ejus Cogitata & Visa* Latine versa ex Anglico, ab Isaaco Grutero.
288 Descriptio Globi intellectualis.
312 Thema Codi.
319 De Principiis atque Originibus secundum Fabulas Cupidinis & Coeli* five Parmcnidis & Telesii, & praecipue Democriti Philosophia, tractata in Fabula.
342 Scala Intellectus, five Filum Labyrinthi. Quae eft Instaurationis Magnae Pars IV.
344 Prodromus, five Anticipationes Philosophiae Secundae. Instaurationis Magnae Pars V.
346 De Sapientia Veterum Liber ad inclytam Academiam Cantabrigiensem. Illustrissimo Viro Comiti Sarisburiensi, Summo Thesaurario Angliae, & Cancellario Academiae Cantabrigiensis.
347 Almae Matri, IncIytae Academiae Cantabrigiensi.
348 Praefatio.
380 De Sapientia Veterum.
386 Imago Civilis Julii Caefaris.
388 Imago Civilis Augusti Caesaris.
389 In felicem Memoriam Elizabethae Angliae Reginae.
396 Meditationes facrae.
ibid. De Miraculis Servatoris.
397 De Columbina Innocentia & Serpentina Prudentia.
398 De Exaltatione Charitatis.
ibid. De Menfura Curarum.
399 De Spe Terrestri.
400 De Hypocritis.
Ibid. De Impostoribus.
401 De Generibus Imposturae.
402 De Atheisino. ibid. De Haeresibus.
403 De Ecclesia & Scripturis.
Ibid. I. Epistola ad Fulgentium.
404 II. Rescriptum Procuratoris Regis Primarii, ad Academiam Cantabrigiensem, quando in sanctius Regis Concilium cooptatus fuit.
405 III. Franciscus Baro de Verulamio, Vicecomcs Sancti Albani, Almae Matri inclytae Academiae Cantabrigiensi, Salutem.
Ibid. IV. Inclytae Academiac Oxoniensi S.
Ibid. V. Rescriptum Academiae Oxoniensis Francisco Bacono.
406 VI. Franciscus Baro de Verulamio, Vicecomes Sancti Albani percelebri Collegio Sanctae & Individuae Trinitatis in Cantabrigia, Salutem.
Ibid. VII. Almae Matri Academiac Cantabrigiensi.
Ibid. VIII. Aelio Deodato.
407 IX. Reverendo Viro Domino Gulielmo Rawley, Sacrae Theologiae Doctori, & Regiae Majestatis Capellano, Amico colendissimo.
408 X. Reverendo Doctissimoque Viro Gulielmo Rawleio S. P. D. Isaacus Gruterus.
413 The first Book of Francis Bacon, of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, divine and human.
450 —The second Book.
548 The Passages in Parliament against Francis Viscount St. Alban, Lord-Chancellor of England.
559 The Last Will of Sir Francis Bacon Viscount St. Alban.
565 Account of his Debts.

VOL. III

Page Title
1 Natural History, Cent. I. Experiments in consort, touching the straining and passing of Bodies one thro' another; which they call Percolation.
29 —Cent II. Experiments in consort touching Music.
47 —Cent III. Experiments in consort touching the Motion of Sounds.
65 —Cent. IV. Experiments in consort touching the Clarification of Liquors, and the accelerating thereof.
86 —Cent. V. Experiments in consort touching the Acceleration of Germination.
103 —Cent. VI. Experiments in consort touching Curiosities about Fruits and Plants.
120 —Cent. VII. Experiments in consort touching Differences between Plants and animated Bodies.
141 —Cent. VIII. Experiment solitary touching Veins of medicinal Earth.
165 —Cent. IX. Experiment solitary touching Perception in Bodies. insensible, tending to natural Divination or subtile Tryals.
189 —Cent. X. Experiments in consort touching the Transmission and Influx of immateriate Virtues, and the Force of Imagination.
210 Physiological Remains. Inquisitions touching the compounding of Metals.
214 Articles of Questions touching Minerals. Lord Bacon's Questions with Dr. Meverel's Solutions; concerning the compounding, incorporating, or Union of Metals or Minerals* which Subject is the first Letter of his Lordship's Alphabet.
215 Dr. Meverel's Answers to the foregoing Questions.
217 Articles of Enquiry concerning Minerals. The second Letter of the Cross-Row, touching the Separation of Metals and Minerals.
219 Dr. Meverel's Answer to the foregoing Questions.
221 Enquiries concerning Metals and Minerals. The fourth Letter of the Cross-Row, touching Restitution.
Ibid. Dr. Meverel's Answer.
Ibid. Lord Verulam's Inquisition touching the Versions, Transmutations, Multiplications and Affections of Bodies.
222 A Speech touching the recovering of drowned mineral Works, prepared for the Parliament (as Mr. Bushel affirmed) by the Viscount St. Alban, then Lord High Chancellor of England.
223 Certain Experiments made by the Lord Bacon about Weight in Air and Water.
224 Certain sudden Thoughts of the Lord Bacon's, set down by him under the Title of Experiments for Profit.
225 Certain Experiments of the Lord Bacon's about the Commixture of Liquors only, not Solids; without Heat or Agitation, but only by simple Composition and Settling.
226 A Catalogue of Bodies attractive and not attractive, together with experimental Observations about Attraction.
228 Medical Remains.
233 Medical Receipts of the Lord Bacon.
235 New Atalantis, a Work unfinished.
259 Magnalia Naturae, praecipue quoad U fus humanos.
261 A Collection of Apothegms new and old.
293 Ornamenta Rationalia; or Elegant Sentences, some made, others collected by the Lord Bacon.
294 A Collection of Sentences out of the Writings of Lord Bacon.
299 Essays and Counsels Civil and Moral. To Mr. Anthony Bacon his Brother.
300 To his Brother Sir John Constable, Knt.
Ibid. To the Right Honourable the Duke of Buckingham, Lord High Admiral of England.
301 Essays civil and moral.
384 A Fragment of the Colours of Good and Evil.
385 A Table of the Colours or Appearances of Good and Evil, and their Degrees.
397 To the Most Illustrious and Most Excellent Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, Earl of Chester, &c.
398 History of the Reign of King Henry VII.
507 History of the Reign of King Henry VIII.
509 The Beginning of the History of Great Britain.
512 Miscellany Works of the Right Honourable Francis Lord Verulam; publish'd by William Rawley, D. D. An. 1. 1629.
513 Considerations touching a War with Spain. Inscribed to Prince Charles. An. 1624.
534 An Advertisement touching a Holy War. Written in the Year 1622. To the Right Reverend Father in God, Lancelot Andrews Lord Bishop of Winchester, and Counsellor of Estate to His Majesty.
549 Appendix. An Account of the lately erected Service called, the Office of Composition for Alienations.
564 Advice to Sir George Villiers, afterwards Duke of Buckingham, when he was Favourite to King James.

VOL. IV

Page Title
1 A Proposition to his Majesty, by Sir Francis Bacon Knt. His Majesty's Attorney-General, and one of his Privy-Council; touching the Compiling and Amendment of the Laws of England.
12 The Elements of the Common-Laws of England. Containing, 1. A Collection of some principal Rules and Maxims of the Common Law, with their Latitude and Extent. II. The Use of the Common Law for Preservation of our Persons, Goods and Good Names; according to the Laws and Customs of this Land.
18 The Maxims of the Law.
56 The Use of the Law.
84 A Preparation toward the Union of the Laws of England and Scotland.
94 The Office of Constables, Original and Use of Courts-Leet, Sheriffs Turn, &c.
101 The Arguments in Law of Sir Francis Bacon Knt. the King's Sollicitor General, in certain great and difficult Cases.
102 Case of Impeachment of Waste, argued before all the Judges in the Exchequer-Chamber.
114 The Argument in Lowe's Cafe of Tenures, in the King's Bench.
121 The Cafe of Revocation of Uses, in the King's Bench.
128 The jurisdiction of the Marches.
231 A Speech by Sir Francis Bacon Knt. chosen by the Commons to present a Petition touching Purveyors, &c.
235 A Speech used by Sir Francis Bacon Knt. in the honourable House of Commons 5 Jacobi; concerning the Article of the General Naturalization of the Scotish Nation.
246 A Speech used by Sir Francis Bacon Knt. in the lower House of Parliament, by occasion of a Motion concerning the Union of Laws.
250 A Report made by Sir Francis Bacon Knt. in the House of Commons, of a Speech delivered by the Earl of Salisbury; and another Speech delivered by the Earl of Northampton, at a Conference concerning the Petition of the Merchants upon the Spanish Grievances, Parliament 5 Jacobi.
260 A Speech used to the King, by His Majesty’s Sollicitor, being chosen by the Commons as their Mouth and Messenger, for the presenting to his Majesty the lnstrument or Writing of their Grievances, in the Parliament 7 Jacobi.
260 A Speech of the King's Sollicitor used unto the Lords, at a Conference by Commission from the Commons, &c.
263 A Speech of the King's Sollicitor, persuading the House of Commons to desist from further question of receiving the King's Messages by their Speaker, &c.
266 A Brief Speech in the end of the Session of Parliament 7 Jacobi, persuading some Supply to be given to his Majesty, &c.
267 A Speech delivered by the King's Attorney Sir Francis Bacon, in the lower House, when the House was in great Heat and much troubled among the Undertakers, &c.
277 The Speech which was used by the Lord-Keeper of the Great Seal in the Star Chamber, before the Summer Circuits; the King being then in Scotland; 1617.
279 The Speech used by Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, to Sir William Jones, upon his calling to be Lord Chief Justice of Ireland. 1617.
281 The Lord-Keeper's Speech in the Exchequer to Sir John Denham, when he was called to be one of the Barons of the Exchequer.
282 His Lordship's Speech in the Common Pleas, to Justice Hutton, when he was called to be one of the Judges of the Common Pleas.
283 His Lordship's Speech in the Parliament, being Lord Chancellor, to the Speaker's Excuse.
288 Sir Francis Bacon's Charge at the Sessions of the Verge.
295 A Charge delivered by Sir Francis Bacon, the King's Attorney General at the Arraignment of the Lord Sanquhar, in the King's Bench at Westminster.
297 The Charge of Sir Francis Bacon, His Majesty's Attorney General, touching Duels; upon an Information in the Star-Chamber against* Priest and Wright.
304 The Decree of the Star-Chamber against Duels.
309 The Charge of Sir Francis Bacon Knt. his Majesty's Attorney General, against William Talbot a Counsellor at Law of Ireland.
314 The Charge given by Sir Francis Bacon, His Majesty's Attorney-General, against Mr. Oliver St. John, for scandalizing and traducing, in the public Sessions, Letters sent from the Lords of the Council touching the Benevolence.
321 The Charge of Owen, indicted of High Treason in the King's Bench, by Sir Francis Bacon Knt. His Majesty's Attorney-General.
324 The Charge of Sir Francis Bacon the King's Attorney-General against* Mr. Lurmsden, Sir John Wentworth, and Sir John Holles for scandal and traducing of the King's Justice in the Proceedings against Weston, in the Star-Chamber, 10 November, 1615.
330 The Charge, by way of evidence, by Sir Francis Bacon, His Majesty's Attorney-General, before the Lord High Steward and the Peers, against* Frances Countess of Somerset, concerning the poisoning of Sir Thomas Overbury.
334 The Charge of Sir Francis Bacon, his Majesty's Attorney-General, by way of Evidence, before the Lord High Steward, and the Peers, against Robert Earl of Somerset, concerning the poisoning of Overbury.
342 Certain Observations upon a Libel, published the present Year 1592 , intituled, A Declaration of the true Causes of the great Troubles presupposed to be intended against the Realm of England.
378 A true Report of the detestable Treason intended by Doctor Roderigo Lopez, a Physician attending upon the Person of the Queen's Majesty.
386 A Declaration of the Practices and Treasons attempted and committed by Robert Earl of Essex and his Accomplices against her Majesty and her Kingdoms; and of the Proceedings, as well as the Arraignments and Convictions of the said Earl and his Adherents, &c.
409 Some Particulars of that which passed after the Arraignment of the late Earls, and at the Time of the Suffering of the Earl of Essex.
410 The Effect of that which passed at the Arraignment of Sir Christopher Blunt, Sir Charles Davers, Sir John Davis, Sir Gilly Merick, and Henry Cuffe.
413 The Confession of Thomas Lee, taken the 14th of February, 1600. &c.
Ibid. The Declaration of Sir William Warren, 3 Octobris, 1599.
414 The Declaration of Thomas Wood, 20 Jan. 1599. &c.
Ibid. The Confession of James Knowd, taken the 16th of Feb. 1600. &c.
415 The Declaration of David Hethrington, an antient Captain and Servitor in Ireland, 6 Jan. 1599, &c.
415 The first Confession of Sir Ferdinando Gorge, Knight, the 16th of Feb. 1600. &c.
416 The second Confession of Sir Ferdinando Gorge, Knt. the 18th of Feb, 1600. &c.
417 The Confession of Sir John Davis, taken the 18th of Feb. 1600.
418 The Confession of Charles Davers taken the 18th of Feb. Anno 1600. &c.
419 The second Confession of Sir Charles Davers, taken the same Day before Sir Thomas Egerton &c.
419 The Confession of Sir Christopher Blunt examined the 18th of Feb. 1600. &c.
420 The second Confession of Sir Christopher Blunt, the same Day taken before Mr. John Herbert. &c.
421 The Declaration of the Lord Keeper, the Earl of Worcester, and the Lord Chief Justice of England.
422 The Examination of Roger Earl of Rutland, the 12th of Feb. 1600. &c.
423 The Confession of William Lord Sandys, of the Parish of Sherborne Cowdry in the County of Southampton, taken the 16th of Feb. 1600. &c*
424 The Examination of Lord Cromwell, taken the 7th of March 1600. &c.
425 The Confession of Sir Christoper Blunt Knt. at the time of his Arraignment; which the Earl of Southampton confirmed afterwards, and he himself likewise at his Death.
425 The Examination of the Earl of Southampton after his Arraignment, taken before the Earl of Nottingham, Lord High Admiral, &c.
426 The Speech of Sir Christopher Blunt, at the Time of his Death, as near as could be remembered; March 18th, 1600.
428 An Abstract of the Earl of Essex's confession under his own hand.
429 The Apology of Sir Francis Bacon, in certain Imputations concerning the late Earl of Essex.
442 Certain Considerations touching the Plantation in Ireland. Presented to his Majesty, 1606.
449 Advice to the King touching Mr. Sutton's Estate.
453 Theological Works. A Confession of Faith, written by the Right Honourable Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, &c.
458 An Advertisement touching the Controversies of the Church of England.
472 Certain Considerations touching the better Pacification and Edification of the Church of England. Dedicated to his most Excellent Majesty.
479 Concerning the Liturgy, the Ceremonies and Subscription..
485 Touching the Provision for sufficient Maintenance in the Church.
487 A Prayer or Psalm made by the Lord Bacon, Chancellor of England.
488 The Student's Prayer.
Ibid. The Writer's Prayer.
489 The Translation of Psalms into English Verse. By the Right Honourable Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. To his very good Friend Mr. George Herbert.
490 The Translation of the first Psalm.
491 The Translation of Psalm XC.
493 The Translation of Psalm CIV.
495 The Translation of Psalm CXXVI.
496 The Translation of Psalm CXXXVII.
497 The Translation of Psalm CXLIX.
498 An Explanation what manner of Persons those should be that are to execute the Power of Ordinance of the King's Prerogative.
500 Short Notes for civil Conversation.
501 An Essay on Death.
504 The Characters of a believing Christian, in Paradoxes, and seeming Contradictions, compared with the Copy printed Lond. 1645.
507 A Prayer made and used by the Lord Chancellor Bacon.


Letters in the Reign of Q. Elizabeth.

Page Title
509 1. From an Original in the Earl of Oxford's Library.
Ibid. 2. A Letter of Ceremony to Q. Elizabeth upon the sending of a New Year’s Gift.
Ibid. 3. A Letter of Ceremony to Q. Elizabeth upon the same Subject.
510 4. To the Queen.
Ibid. 5. To the same.
511 6. To the Queen.
Ibid. 7. To my Lord-Treasurer Burleigh 1591.
512 8. To the Lord-Treasurer Burleigh.
513 9. To the same.
514 10. To the Lord-Treasurer Burleigh.
515 11. A Letter to Lord-Treasurer Burleigh, in Execuse of his Speech in Parliament against the Triple Subsidy.
516 12. To the Right Honourable the Lord-Keeper of the Great Seal, &c.
Ibid. 13. Earl of Essex's Letter to the Right Honourable the Lord-Keeper.
Ibid. 14. To the Right Honourable the Lord-Keeper of the Great Seal.
517 15. To the same.
Ibid. 16. To the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper &c.
Ibid. 17. To the same.
518 18. To the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper. &c.
Ibid. 19. To the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper &c.
519 20. To the same.
Ibid. 21. To the Right Honourable the Lord Treasurer Burleigh, recommending his first Suit touching the Sollicitor's Place.
520 22. To the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper, &c.
521 23. To the same.
Ibid. 24. To the same.
522 25. To the same.
Ibid. 26. To the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England.
523 27. To the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper.
Ibid. 28. To the same.
523 29. Earl of Essex's Letter to the Lord Keeper.
524 30. Earl of Essex to the same.
Ibid. 31. The Earl of Essex's Letter to the Council at his embarking for Spain, June 1596.
528 32. To the Earl of Essex, from Mr. Bacon, October 4. 1596.
531 33. To the Earl of Essex.
532 34. To the same.
532 35. To Sir John Stanhope.
Ibid. 36. To the Earl of Essex.
534 37. To the same.
Ibid. 38. To the same.
Ibid. 39. To the Queen.
535 40. To Sir Robert Cecil.
536 41. To the same.
Ibid. 42. To Foulk Grevile Esq.
537 43. To the Earl of Essex.
Ibid. 44. To Sir Robert Cecil, at his being in France.
538 45· To the same.
Ibid. 46. A Letter of Advice to the Earl of Essex, to take upon him the care of Irish Causes, when Mr. Secretary Cecil was in France 1598.
539 47. A Letter of Advice to the Earl of Essex, upon the Treaty with Tyrone, 1598. before the Earl was nominated for the Charge of Ireland.
541 48. A Letter of Advice to the Earl of Essex immediately before his going into Ireland, 1599.
543 49· To the Earl of Essex.
543 50. A Letter to the Earl of Essex, in offer of service when he was first inlarged to Essex House.
544 51. An Answer of my Lord of Essex to the preceding Letter of Mr. Bacon.
Ibid. 52. To the Earl of Essex.
Ibid. 53. To the same.
545 54. To Sir Robert Cecil.
Ibid. 55. To the Lord Henry Howard.
546 56. Two Letters framed: the one as from Mr. Anthony Bacon to the Earl of Essex; the other as the Earl's Answer.
549 57. A Letter framed as from the Earl, in Answer to the former.
Ibid. 58. A Letter to Mr. Secretary Cecil after the defeating of the Spanish Forces in Ireland.
554 59. To my Lord of Canterbury (Dr. Whitgift).
Ibid. 60. To Sir Thomas Lucy.
555 61. A Letter of recommendation of his Service to the Earl of Northumberland, a few Days before Queen Elizabeth's Death.

Letters in the Reign of King James.

Page Title
556 62. To Mr. Fowlys.
Ibid. 63. To the same.
557 64. To Sir Thomas Chaloner then in Scotland, before his Majesty's Entrance.
Ibid. 65. An Offer of Service to the King upon his first coming in.
558 66. A Letter commending his Love to the Lord of Kingstone upon his Majesty's Entrance.
559 67. A Letter to Dr. Morison a Scotish Physician upon his Majesty's coming in.
Ibid. 68. To Mr. Davis gone to meet the King.
560 69. To Mr. Robert Kemp, upon the Death of Q. Elizabeth.
Ibid. 70. To the Earl of Northumberland, recommending a Proclamation to be made by the King at his Entrance.
561 71. To the Earl of Southampton upon the King's coming in.
Ibid. 72 . To Mr. Matthews, signifying the wise proceeding of King James at his first entrance into England.
561 73. To the Earl of Northumberland.
562 74. A Letter to Mr. Murray of the King's Bed-Chamber.
Ibid. 75. To Mr. Pierce Secretary to the Lord Deputy of Ireland.
564 76. To the Earl of Northumberland, desiring him to present the Advancement of Learning to the King.
Ibid. 77. To Sir Thomas Bodley, upon sending his Book of the Advancement of Learning.
565 78. To the Earl of Salisbury, upon sending the Advancement of Learning.
Ibid. 79. To the Lord Treasurer Buckhurst on the same Subject.
566 80. To the Lord Chancellor [Sir. T. Egerton Lord Ellesmere] on the same Subject.
Ibid. 81. To Mr. Matthew.
567 82. To Dr. Playser, desiring him to translate the Advancement of Learning into Latin.
568 83. To the Lord-Chancellor touching the History of Britain.
579 84. To the King, touching the History of his Times.
570 85. A Letter of Expostulation to Sir Edw. Coke, Attorney-General.
Ibid. 86. To the Earl of Salisbury, concerning the Sollicitor's Place.
571 87. Another Letter to the Earl of Salisbury touching the Solliciror's Place.
572 88. To the Lord Chancellor, concerning the Sollicitor's Place.
Ibid. 89. To my Lady Packington in answer to a Message by her sent.
573 90. To the King touching the Sollicitor's Place.
574 91. To the Earl of Salisbury upon a New-Year's-tide.
Ibid. 92. To Mr. Matthew, imprison'd for Religion. ibid.
575 93. To Mr. Matthew.
Ibid. 94. To Sir George Carew on sending him the Treatise in selicem memoriam Elizabethae.
576 95. To the King, upon presenting the Discourse touching the Plantation of Ireland.
Ibid. 96. To the Bishop of Ely, upon sending his Writing intitled Cogitata & Visa.
578 97. To Sir Thomas Bodley, after he had imparted to him a Writing called Cogitata & Visa.
Ibid. 98. Sir Thomas Bodley’s Letter to Sir Francis Bacon about his Cogitata & Viso.
582 99. To Mr. Matthew, upon sending to him a Part of his Instautratio Magna.
583 100. To Mr. Matthew.
Ibid. 101. To the same.
584 102. To Mr. Matthew upon sending his book De Sapientia Vetertum.
Ibid. 103. To the King.
585 104. To the King.
586 105. To Henry Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall; and Earl of Chester.
Ibid. 106. To the Earl of Salisbury, Lord Treasurer.
587 107. To my Lord Mayor.
Ibid. 108. To Sir Vincent Skinner.
588 109. To Sir Henry Saville.
592 110. Sir Francis Bacon to Mr. Matthew, about his writings, and the Death of a Friend.
593 111. To the King.
Ibid. 112. To the King touching Peacham’s Causes.
595 113. To the King.
596 114. Touching Peacham &c.
600 115. Touching my Lord-Chancellor's Amendment, &t.
Ibid. 126. Concerning Owen's Cause &c.
601 117. To the King.
602 118. Of Revenue and Profit.
Ibid. 119. To the King.
603 120. Concerning the New Company.
605 121. To Sir George Villiers, about Roper'S Place.
Ibid. 122. To the King against the New Company.
606 123. Touching the Chancellor's Sickness.
607 124. To the King.
608 125. Of my Lord Chancellor's Amendment, &c.
609 126. To Sir George Villiers.
610 127. To the same, about swearing him into the Privy-Council.
Ibid. 128. To the King, of the Chancery and King's-Bench.
614 129. To the King, on the Breach of the New Company.
616 130. To Sir George Villiers.
Ibid. 131. To his Majesty, about the Earl of Somerset.
617 132. To the same, about the Chancellor's Place.
618 133. To Sir George Villiers about the Earl of Somerset.
619 134. To the same.
629 135. A Letter to the King, with his Majesty's Observations upon it.
623 136. To Sir George Villiers about the Earl of Somerset.
624 137. To the same, of Somerset's Arraignment.
625 138. To the King about Somerset's Examination.
626 139. An Expostulation to the Lord Chief Justice Coke.
630 140. To Sir George Villiers.
631 141. To the King about the Commendams.
632 142. A Memorial for her Majesty, corrected with Sir Fr. Bacon's own Hand, 1616.
635 143. To Sir George Villiers.
636 144. To the same.
Ibid. 145. Touching the Commendams, at White-Hall June 6. 1616: present the King's Majesty.
644 146. To Sir George Villiers.
645 147. To the same.
Ibid. 148. To the same.
646 149. To the same.
Ibid. 150. To the same, about Irish Affairs.
648 151. To the King.
Ibid. 156. To the same, acknowledging the King's Favour.
652 157. To the King.
Ibid. 158. To the Lord Viscount Villiers. ibid.
653 159. Reasons why the new Company is not to be trusted and continued with the Trade of Cloths.
654 160. To the Lord Viscount Villiers.
Ibid. 161. To the same.
Ibid. 162. The Lord Viscount Villiers to Sir Francis Bacon, His Majesty's Attorney-General. 655. The Cafe of John Bertram.
656 163. To the Lord Viscount Villiers.
658 164. To the same, about Duels.
659 165. To the same.
660 166. A Letter written to the Earl of Buckingham, on the same Day Sir Francis Bacon was declared Lord Keeper of the Great Seal.
Ibid. 167. To the Earl of Buckingham.
661 168. To the Renowned University of Cambridge, his dear and reverend Mother.
Ibid. 169. To the Earl of Buckingham.
662 170. To the same.
662 171. To Mr. Matthews, in reflection upon some Astronomers in Italy.
663 172. To the King, about a Spanish Match.
664 173. To the Earl of Buckingham.
665 174. An Account of Council Business, and of other Matters committed to Sir Francis Bacon by His Majesty.
667 175. To the Lord Keeper.
668 176. To the Earl of Buckingham.
Ibid. 177. To the same.
669 178. To the King.
671 179. To the Earl of Buckingham.
Ibid. 180. To the King.
672 181. To the Earl of Buckingham.
Ibid. 182. A Memorial for His Majesty.
674 183. To the Earl of Buckingham.
Ibid. 184. To the same.
675 185. To the same.
676 186. The Earl of Buckingham to the Lord Keeper.
Ibid. 187. To the Earl of Buckingham.
677 188. To the same.
Ibid. 189. To the same.
678 190. To the King.
679 191. Tb the Marquis of Buckingham.
680 192. To Mr. Matthews, about reading and giving judgment upon his Writings.
Ibid. 193. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
682 194. The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
Ibid. 195. To the King.
683 196. The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
Ibid. 197. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
684 198. To the same.
Ibid. 199. To the same.
685 200. To the same.
Ibid. 201. To the same.
686 202. To the same.
687 203. To the same.
Ibid. 204. To the same.
688 205. The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
689 206. To the Marquis of-Buckingham.
Ibid. 207. To the same.
690 208. To the King.
Ibid. 209. To the same.
691 210. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
211. The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
692 212. To the same.
Ibid. 213. To Sir Thomas Leigh and Sir Thomas Puckering.
Ibid. 214. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
693 215. The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
Ibid. 216. To the same.
Ibid. 217. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
694 218. Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
695 219. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
694 218. Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
695 219. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
Ibid. 220. Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
696 221. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
Ibid. 222. To the same.
697 223. To the same.
Ibid. 224. To the same.
698 225. Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
Ibid. 226. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
699 227. Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
Ibid. 228. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
Ibid. 229. To the same.
Ibid. 230. To the King.
700 231. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
Ibid. 232. To the same.
701 233. To the same.
Ibid. 234. To the same.
702 235. To the King.
Ibid. 236. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
703 237. Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
704 238. A Letter written with the King's own hand to the Lord Chancellor Verulam, upon his Lordships sending to his Majesty his Novum Organum.
Ibid. 239. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
705 240. Draught of a Proclamation for a Parliament, referred to in the preceding Letter.
707 241. The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
708 242. To Sir Henry Wotton.
Ibid. 243. Lord of St. Alban to Mr. Matthews.
709 244. To the same, believing his Danger to be less than he found it.
Ibid. 245. To the fame expressing great Acknowledgment and Kindness.
Ibid. 246. To the same, owning his impatient Attention 'to do him service.
710 247. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
711 248. To the same.
712 249. Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor.
Ibid. 250. Marquis of Buckingham to the same.
712 251. To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in the Upper-House of Parliament assembled.
713 252. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
714 253. To the King.
Ibid. 254. To the same.
715 255. To the same.
716 256. To the Right Honourable the Lords of Parliament in the Upper House assembled, the humble, Submission and Supplication of the Lord Chancellor.
718 257. To the Prince of Wales.
719 258. To the King.
Ibid. 259. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
Ibid. 260. A Memorial for his Majesty’s Service.
720 261. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
721 262. To the same.
Ibid. 263. To the same.
722 264. To the King.
Ibid. 265. Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban.
723 266. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
Ibid. 267. Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban.
Ibid. 268. Marquis of Buckingham to the same.
724 269. Marquis of Buckingham to the same.
Ibid. 270. To the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
725 271. To the Right Honourable the Lord Marquis of Buckingham, High Admiral of England.
Ibid. 272. To the King.
728 273. To Mr. Matthews, employing him to do a good Office with a great Man.
729 274. To the Lord Digby, on his going to Spain.
Ibid. 275. From the Lord St. Alban.
276. An Expostulation to the Marquis of Buckingham.
730 277. The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban.
731 278. To the Marquis of Buckingham.
732 279. To the same.
Ibid. 280. To the Duke of Buckingham.
733 281. The Duke of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban.
Ibid. 282. To the Duke of Buckingham.
734 283. The Duke of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban.
Ibid. 284. The Duke of Buckingham to the same.
Ibid. 285. To the Duke of Buckingham.
Ibid. 286. The Duke of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban.
735 287. To the same.
Ibid. 288. To the Duke of Buckingham.
Ibid. 289. The Duke of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban.
736 290. To the Lord Treasurer Marlborough, expostulating about his Unkindness and Injustice.
Ibid. 291. To the King.
737 292. An Answer to the foregoing by King James.
Ibid. 293. The Lord Viscount St. Alban to Dr. Williams Bishop of Lincoln, concerning his Speeches, &c.
738 294. The Bishop's Answer to the preceding Letter.
739 295. To the Queen of Bohemia. 1625.
739 296. A Letter of the Lord Bacon's in French, to the Marquis Fiat, relating to his Essays.
740 297. To the Earl of Arundel and Surrey, just before his Death, being the last Letter he ever wrote.