Browse Letters


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  
1766 ca Jan. (2)* from Henry Seymour Conway
1766 ca 1 Jan.* from George Selwyn
1766 02 January to Lady Hervey
1766 03 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 04 January to Lady Mary Coke
1766 ca 4 Jan.* to Lady Hertford
1766 05 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 05 January to George Montagu
1766 05 January from Rev. William Cole
1766 07 January to John Chute
1766 08 January from George Montagu
1766 10 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 11 January to Lady Hervey
1766 12 Jan.† to George Selwyn
1766 before 12 Jan.* to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 12 January to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 13 Jan.† from Lord Hertford
1766 17 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 18 January to Rev. William Cole
1766 18 Jan.* to Lady Mary Coke
1766 19 January to Anne Pitt
1766 20 January from George Montagu
1766 ca 20 Jan. to James Boswell
1766 20 Jan.† from Lady Hertford
1766 23 Jan.* to The Earl of Strafford
1766 24 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 25 January to Thomas Gray
1766 31 January to George Selwyn
1766 ca 31 Jan.* to Lady Ailesbury
1766 31 Jan.† to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1766 03 February to Lady Hervey
1766 4 Feb.† from Lord Hertford
1766 ca 5 Feb.* to Lord Hertford
1766 05 February to George Montagu
1766 06 February from Comtesse de Boufflers View Original Letter
1766 7 Feb.* from Anne Pitt
1766 07 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 8 February* to Lady Mary Churchill
1766 ca 9 Feb.* to Lady Hervey
1766 09 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 11 February from Rev. William Cole
1766 11 February from George Montagu
1766 ca 14 Feb.* to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 15 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 ca 17 Feb.* to John Chute
1766 ca 17 Feb.* to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 ca 17 Feb.* to Lady Ailesbury
1766 19 February from George Montagu
1766 23 February to George Montagu
1766 ca 24 Feb.* to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 ca 24 Feb.* to Lord Hertford
1766 ca 24 Feb.* to Lady Hervey
1766 Feb.* from Lady Mary Coke
1766 28 February to Rev. William Cole
1766 28 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 01 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 01 March to Anne Pitt
1766 01 March to Lady Hervey
1766 ca 1 March* from George Selwyn
1766 03 March to Lady Mary Coke
1766 03 March to George Montagu
1766 06 March to John Craufurd
1766 ca 6 March* to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 07 March to George Selwyn
1766 07 March from George Montagu
1766 07 March to Anne Pitt
1766 07 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 ca 9 March from Dowager Duchess D'Aiguillon View Original Letter
1766 10 March to Lord Hertford View Original Letter
1766 10 March to Lady Hervey
1766 11 March from Duke of Richmond
1766 12 March to George Montagu
1766 12 March from George Montagu
1766 13 March from Lady Hervey
1766 ca 14 March* to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 ca 14 March* to Sir Edward Walpole
1766 14 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 18 March from Princesse de Talmond View Original Letter
1766 21 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 21 March to George Montagu
1766 ca 21 March* to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 ca 21 March* to Lady Hervey
1766 ca 28 March* to Lady Ailesbury
1766 29 March from George Montagu
1766 ca 31 March* to Lady Ailesbury
1776 ? April* to Madame du Deffand
1766 2 April† from Lady Hertford
1766 3 April* to Lady Mary Churchill
1766 3 April† to George Selwyn
1766 03 April to George Montagu
1766 05 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 06 April to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 08 April to Henry Seymour Conway
?1766 to Unknown View Original Letter
1766 ca 10 April* to Lady Hertford
1776 ? April* from Madame du Deffand
1766 ?16 Apr. to Pierre-Jean Mariette
1766 17 April to Madame du Deffand
1766 17 April to Madame du Deffand
1766 18 April from George Montagu
1776 ca 19 April from Madame du Deffand
1766 19 April from Madame du Deffand
1766 20 April to Madame du Deffand
1766 20 April to Lady George Lennox
1766 20 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 21 April from Madame du Deffand
1766 23 April from Madame du Deffand
1766 25 April to Madame du Deffand
1766 28 April from George Montagu
1766 30 April from Madame du Deffand
1766 ca 1 May* to George Montagu
1766 02 May to Madame du Deffand
1766 02 May from Madame du Deffand
1766 04 May from Comtesse de Boufflers
1766 05 May to Madame du Deffand
1766 05 May from Madame du Deffand
1766 05 May from George Montagu
1766 06 May to Duchesse of Choiseul View Original Letter
1766 06 May to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1766 10 May to Rev. John Hutchins View Original Letter
1766 10 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 10 May to Rev. William Cole
1766 10 May from Madame du Deffand
1766 10 May† from Lord Hertford
1766 11 May from Rev. William Cole
1766 11 May from Rev. William Cole
1766 11 May from Duc de Nivernais View Original Letter
1766 13 May to Rev. William Cole
1766 13 May to Madame du Deffand
1766 14 May from Madame du Deffand
1766 16 May† from Henrietta Seymour Conway
1766 17 May to Rev. William Cole
1766 18 May from Madame du Deffand
1766 20 May to Madame du Deffand
1766 20 May from Rev. William Cole
1766 21 May from Madame du Deffand
1766 21 May† from Lord Hertford
1766 22 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 May from Madame du Deffand View Original Letter
1766 25 May to George Montagu
1766 25 May† from Lady Hertford
1766 25 May from Madame du Deffand
1766 26 May to Madame du Deffand
1766 26 May from Madame du Deffand
1766 29 May from George Montagu
1766 31 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 01 June from Madame du Deffand
?1766 ?June† from Lord Henry Seymour
?1766 ?June* to Lord Henry Seymour
?1766 ?June† from Lord Henry Seymour
1766 03 June to Madame du Deffand
1766 03 June from Madame du Deffand
1766 07 June from Madame du Deffand
1766 08 June from Madame du Deffand
1766 09 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 10 June to Madame du Deffand
1766 11 June† from Lady Hertford
1766 15 June to Madame du Deffand
1766 17 June from Madame du Deffand
1766 17 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 19 June to Madame du Deffand
1766 20 June to George Montagu
1766 21 June from Madame du Deffand
1766 23 June from George Montagu
1766 24 June from Madame de Rochefort
1766 24 June to Madame du Deffand
1766 ca 26 June* from Lady Hervey
1766 26 June from George Montagu
1766 28 June to Lady Hervey
1766 28 June from Madame du Deffand
1766 early July* from The Hon. Thomas Walple
1766 ca 1 July* to George Montagu
1766 03 July to Madame du Deffand
1766 05 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 09 July from Madame du Deffand
1766 10 July to George Montagu
1766 10 July to Lady Suffolk
1766 11 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 11 July bis to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 11 July to Madame du Deffand
1766 12 July from George Montagu
1766 16 July to Madame du Deffand View Original Letter
1766 16 July from Madame du Deffand
1766 17 July to Lady Suffolk
1766 17 July to Henry Fox
1766 18 July to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1766 18 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 19 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 19 July to Henry Fox
1766 19 July to Lord Ilchester
1766 19 July from Madame du Deffand
1766 21 July to George Montagu
1766 22 July to Henry Fox
1766 23 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 24 July from Madame du Deffand
1766 25 July to Madame du Deffand
1766 26 July from David Hume
1766 26 July to David Hume
1766 28 July from George Montagu
1766 29 July to Henry Fox
1766 30 July from Madame du Deffand
1766 31 July to Madame du Deffand
1766 31 July from Henry Fox View Original Letter
1766 01 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 ca 1 Aug.* from Henry Fox
1766 02 August to Henry Fox
1766 02 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 ca Aug. from George Montagu
1766 05 August from Madame du Deffand View Original Letter
1766 06 August from Charles James Fox View Original Letter
1766 07 August to Madame du Deffand
1766 12 August from Madame du Deffand
1766 14 August to Madame du Deffand
1766 17 August to Président Hénault View Original Letter
1766 19 August from Madame du Deffand
1766 21 August to Madame du Deffand
1766 23 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 ca 27 Aug. from Madame du Deffand
1766 28 August to Madame du Deffand
1766 ?Sept. to Henry Sampson Woodfall
1766 04 September from Madame du Deffand
1766 05 September to Madame du Deffand
1766 ca 5 Sept. from George Montagu
1766 06 September from Comtesse de Boufflers
1766 07 September from Madame du Deffand
1766 08 September to Lady George Lennox
1766 08 September to Madame de Forcalquier View Original Letter
1766 09 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 10 September from Duke of Newcastle
1766 11 September from Madame du Deffand
1766 12 September from Duke of Newcastle
1766 16 September from Rev. William Cole
1766 16 September to Madame du Deffand
1766 17 September to Lady Mary Coke
1766 17 Sept. bis to Lady Mary Coke
1766 17 September from Président Hénault
1766 18 September to Rev. William Cole
1766 19 September to Madame du Deffand
1766 20 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 21 September from Rev. William Cole
1766 21 September from Madame du Deffand
1766 22 September to Madame du Deffand
1766 23 September to George Montagu
1766 24 September from Madame du Deffand
1766 24 September from Jean-Francois Wiart
1766 24 September from Thomas Gray
1766 25 September to Duke of Newcastle
1766 25 September to Duchess of Newcastle
1766 25 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 ca 26 Sept. (fragment) to Thomas Gray
1766 ca 26 Sept. to Robert Adam
1766 26 September to Madame du Deffand
1766 27 September from George Montagu
1766 28 September from Madame du Deffand
1766 28 September to Madame du Deffand
1766 ca 28-29 Sept.* from Henry Fox
1766 30 September from Madame du Deffand
1766 ? Sept. from Madame du Deffand
1766 02 October to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 03 October to Madame du Deffand
1766 04 October to The Earl of Strafford View Original Letter
1766 05 October to George Montagu
1766 05 October from Madame du Deffand
1766 06 October to Madame du Deffand
1766 06 October to Lady Suffolk
1766 8 Oct.† from Lady Hertford
1766 10 October to Madame du Deffand
1766 10 October to John Chute
1766 12 October from George Montagu
1766 12 October from Madame du Deffand
1766 14 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 18 October to George Montagu
1766 18 October to Madame du Deffand
1766 18 October to Henry Seymour Conway
1766 19 October from Madame du Deffand
1766 20 October from Madame du Deffand
1766 21 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 22 October from George Montagu
1766 22 October to Madame du Deffand
1766 26 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 27 October to Madame de Forcalquier View Original Letter
1766 27 October from George Montagu
1766 27 October to Duchesse of Choiseul View Original Letter
1766 27 October from Madame du Deffand
1766 27 October to Madame du Deffand
1766 30 October from Madame du Deffand
1766 30 October from David Hume
1766 02 November from Madame du Deffand
1766 03 November to Dowager Duchess D'Aiguillon View Original Letter
1766 04 November from David Hume
1766 ca 4 Nov. to Lady Mary Coke
1766 05 November from Madame du Deffand
1766 05 November to Sir David Dalrymple
1766 06 November to Madame du Deffand
1766 06 November to David Hume
1766 11 November to David Hume
1766 12 November from Madame du Deffand
1766 13 November to Madame du Deffand
1766 13 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 14 November from Madame du Deffand
1766 14 November to Henry Fox
1766 17 November to Jean Capperonnier
1766 18 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 19 November from Madame du Deffand
1766 20 November from David Hume
1766 21 November to Jean Capperonnier
1766 21 November to Madame du Deffand
1766 23 November from Madame du Deffand
1766 25 November to Duke of Grafton
1766 25 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 26 November from Madame du Deffand
1766 28 November to Madame du Deffand
1766 30 November from Madame du Deffand
1766 late Nov. from Lord Holland
1766 01 December to Duke of Grafton
1766 04 December to Madame du Deffand
1766 05 December from Madame du Deffand
1766 08 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 10 December from George Montagu
1766 11 December to Madame du Deffand
1766 12 December from Madame du Deffand
1766 12 December to George Montagu
1766 13 December from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1766 16 December from George Montagu
1766 16 December to George Montagu
1766 ca 20 Dec. from George Montagu
1766 23 December to Madame du Deffand
1766 Dec.* (4 letters) from Madame du Deffand
1766 30 December to Madame du Deffand

 

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