We are indebted to Mrs. Julia Fenn for her kind permission to use Professor Fenn’s transcription as the basis for our electronic edition. We are also thankful to Larry Johnston, whose assistance led to the recovery of the transcript in its entirety.

In addition, we wish to thank the following people and organizations for their advice and support: the Bentham Project at UCL and especially James Crimmins, Philip Schofield, Catherine Fuller, Doug Long and Fred Rosen; the London Library and especially the Librarian Inez Lynn.