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Select a year to see the chronological list of letters to and from Walpole along with the name of Walpole’s correspondent. Click on the document date to view the image of the letter in the Yale Edition.
  • OS (“old style”) and NS (“new style”). Letters preceding the change of calendar in 1752 are arranged in the sequence in which they were actually written, allowing eleven days’ difference between "new style" letters from the Continent, and “old style” letters from England.
  • Missing letters are marked by an asterisk (*).
  • Letters printed here for the first time in the Yale Edition are marked by a dagger (†).
  • Letters printed in full for the first time are marked by a double dagger (‡).


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Document Date Correspondent  
1739 ca 8 March OS† to Henry Seymour Conway
1739 24 March NS† from Henry Seymour Conway View Original Letter
1739 ca 4 April, O.S.* from Thomas Ashton
1739 ca 4 April, O.S.* to Richard West
1739 21 April, N.S. to Richard West
1739 ca April* from Richard West
1739 ca May from John Selwyn the younger
1739 ca 15 May, N.S. to Richard West
1739 18 June, N.S. to Richard West
1739 ? July* from Thomas Ashton
1739 21 June, O.S. from Richard West
1739 July to Thomas Ashton
1739 20 July, N.S. to Richard West
1739 ca 1 Sept., N.S. to Conyers Middleton View Original Letter
1739 28 Sept., N.S. to Richard West
1739 24 Sept., O.S. from Richard West View Original Letter
1739 15 Oct., O.S. from Richard West View Original Letter
1739 ca 8 Nov. NS* to Henry Seymour Conway
1739 11 Nov., N.S. to Richard West
1739 18 Nov. NS† from Henry Seymour Conway View Original Letter
1739 21 Nov. NS† to Lord Lincoln
1739 14 Dec., N.S. to Richard West
1739 13 Dec., O.S. from Richard West

 

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