The works of Francis Bacon (Google eBook)

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Contents

To the lord treasurer Burghley
210
To the lord keeper ibid
216
mending his first suit touching the Solicitors place
219
To the lord keeper
221
To the lord keeper
222
To the lord keeper ibid 26 To the lord keeper
223
To the lord keeper
224
To the lord keeper
225
To the lord keeper ibid 30 To the lord keeper
226
To the lord keeper
227
To my lord of Essex ibid 33 To my lord of Essex
233
To Sir John Stanhope
235
To my lord of Essex
236
To my lord of Essex
237
To my lord of Essex ibid 39 To the queen
238
To Sir Robert Cecil
239
To Sir Robert Cecil
240
To Foulk Grevil
241
To my lord of Essex
242
To Sir Robert Cecil
243
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
244
A letter of advice to the earl of Essex upon the first treaty with Tyrone before the earl was nominated for the charge of Ireland
246
A letter of advice to my lord of Essex immedi ately before his going into Ireland
248
To my lord of Essex
252
A letter framed as from the earl in answer
261
To my lord of Canterbury
270
To the earl of Northumberland recommending
271
A letter to the lord of Kinlosse upon his
277
To the earl of Southampton upon the kings
281
To Sir Thomas Bodeley upon sending his book
287
To the lord chancellor touching the History
293
Another letter to the earl of Salisbury touch
299
To Mr Matthew imprisoned for religion 804
304
To Sir Thomas Bodeley after he had imparted
310
To Mr Matthew upon sending to him a part
318
To the Prince of Wales dedicating his Essays
324
Of helps of the intellectual powers
332
To the king touching Peachams cause ibid
338
To the king touching my lord chancellors
350
justice Coke
353
To the king
361
To the king concerning the new company
363
To Sir George Villiers about Ropers place
366
To the king ibid 125 To the king advising him to break off with the new company
369
To the king touching the chancellors sick ness
371
To the king ibid 128 A letter to the king of my lord chancellors amendment and the difference begun between the chancery and kings bench
374
To Sir George Villiers
376
To Sir George Villiers about swearing him into the privy council
377
To the king of the chancery and kings bench
378
To Sir George Villiers
387
To his majesty about the earl of Somerset ibid 135 To his majesty about the chancellor s place
389
To Sir George Villiers about the earl of So merset
390
Touching the Commendams
421
To Sir George Villiers
435
To Sir George Villiers
436
To Sir George Villiers
438
To the king
441
To Sir George Villiers on sending his bill for viscount
442
To Sir George Villiers on sending his patent
443
To the king ofSir George Villierss patent
445
To Sir George Villiers on sending his patent sealed
446
To Sir George Villiers acknowledging the kings favour
447
To the king ibid 161 To the lord viscount Villiers
448
Reasons why the new company is not to be trusted and continued with the trade of cloths
449
To the lord viscount Villiers
451
To the lord viscount Villiers
452
To Sir Francis Bacon his majestys attorney general
453
The case of John Bertram
454
To the lord viscount Villiers
455
To the lord viscount Villiers about duels
459
To the lord viscount Villiers
462
To the earl of Buckingham
463
To the university of Cambridge
464
To the earl of Buckingham
465
To the earl of Buckingham
466
To the king about the Spanish match
467
To the earl of Buckingham 469
469
An account of council business and other matters
470
referred to in the foregoing letter
474
To the lord keeper
475
To the earl of Buckingham
476
To thenar I of Buckingham ibid 182 To the king
478
To the earl of Buckingham
481
To the king
482
To the earl of Buckingham
483
A memorial for his majesty
484
187 To the earl ofBuckingham
486
To the earl of Buckingham
487
To the earl of Buckingham
488
To the lord keeper
489
To the earl of Buckingham
491
To the king
493
To the marquis of Buckingham
495
To Mr Matthew about reading and giving judgment upon his writings
496
To the marquis of Buckingham ibid 198 To the lord chancellor
499
To the king ibid 200 To the lord chancellor
500
To the marguis of Buckingham
501
To the marquis of Buckingham
502
To the marquis of Buckingham
503
To the marquis of Buckingham
505
To the marquis of Buckingham
507
To the marquis of Buckingham
508
To the marquis of Buckingham ibid 209 To the lord chancellor 510
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