James Mill by unknown artist, Copyright National Portrait Gallery Welcome to the electronic edition of James Mill's Common Place Books, edited by Robert A. Fenn. This online resource — currently comprising four of Mill's five common place books — is now available to browse.

The project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

First time visitors to the site may wish to consult our introduction to Mill's common place books, as well as our user guide which details how to get started. We welcome any feedback.

Update, September 2015: XML-encoded versions of Mill's commonplace books are now available to download.

James Mill by unknown artist
© National Portrait Gallery, London.