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  
ca 1768-9 to Dr Henry Harington
1768 Jan.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1768 03 January from Madame du Deffand
1768 07 January to Madame du Deffand
1768 09 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 10 January from Madame du Deffand
1768 11 January from Hans Stanley
1768 12 January from Madame du Deffand
1768 15 January to Madame du Deffand
1768 16 January to Thomas Astle View Original Letter
1768 17 Jan.‡ to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1768 17 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 18 January to Madame du Deffand
1768 22 January to Madame du Deffand
1768 24 January from Madame du Deffand
1768 26 January from Madame du Deffand
1768 26 January from Thomas Astle
1768 ca 26 Jan.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1768 27 January from Madame du Deffand
1768 29 January to Madame du Deffand
1768 30 January from Madame du Deffand
1768 31 January to George Onslow
1768 01 February to Rev. William Cole
1768 2 Feb.‡ to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1768 05 February to Madame du Deffand
1768 06 February from Andrew Coltee Ducarel View Original Letter
1768 07 February from Comte du Chatelet
1768 08 February from Lord Camden
1768 9 Feb.† from Sir David Dalrymple
1768 09 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 10 February from Hans Stanley
1768 10 February from Madame du Deffand
1768 10 February from (?) Sir Brook Bridges
1768 11 February from Rev. James Granger View Original Letter
1768 12 February to Madame du Deffand
1768 14 February from Thomas Gray
1768 16 February from Rev. William Cole
1768 17 February from Madame du Deffand
1768 17 February from Lord Sandwich
1768 18 February to Thomas Gray
1768 18 February to Madame du Deffand
1768 23 February from Madame du Deffand
1768 23 February from James Boswell
1768 23 February to Duchesse of Choiseul View Original Letter
1768 23 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 25 February from Thomas Gray
1768 26 February to Thomas Gray
1768 26 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 26 February to Madame du Deffand
1768 01 March from Rev. Thomas Wilson
1768 1 March bis from Rev. Thomas Wilson View Original Letter
1768 02 March from Madame du Deffand
1768 03 March from Madame du Deffand
1768 ca 3 March from Andrew Coltee Ducarel
?1768 Monday to George Selwyn
1768 04 March to Madame du Deffand
1768 06 March from Thomas Gray
1768 08 March to Thomas Gray
1768 08 March from Madame du Deffand
1768 11 March to Madame du Deffand
1768 11 March from Madame du Deffand
1768 12 March to George Montagu
1768 12 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 14 March from George Montagu
1768 15 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 16 March from Madame du Deffand
1768 18 March to Madame du Deffand
1768 21 March from Madame du Deffand
1768 24 March to Madame du Deffand
1768 28 March from Count Vorontsov
1768 31 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 01 April to Madame du Deffand
1768 03 April from Madame du Deffand
1768 06 April from Madame du Deffand
1768 08 April to Madame du Deffand
1768 09 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 12 April from Madame du Deffand
1768 12 April to Madame du Deffand
1768 14 April from George Montagu
1768 15 April to George Montagu
1768 16 April to Rev. William Cole
1768 20 April from Comte de Grave
1768 22 April to Thomas Astle View Original Letter
1768 23 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 23 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 28 April from Dr Charles Chauncey
1768 29 April from Madame du Deffand
1768 30 April from Madame du Deffand
1768 06 May to Madame du Deffand
1768 07 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 10 May to Madame du Deffand
1768 12 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 14 May from Rev. William Cole
1768 15 May from Rev. William Cole
1768 15 May from Madame du Deffand
1768 17 May to Madame du Deffand
1768 17 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 20 May to Madame du Deffand
1768 22 May from Madame du Deffand
1768 25 May from Madame du Deffand
1768 27 May to Madame du Deffand
1768 28 May to Madame du Deffand
1768 31 May from Madame du Deffand
1768 June* from Henry Seymour Conway
1768 04 June from Madame du Deffand
1768 04 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 06 June from Voltaire View Original Letter
1768 06 June to Rev. William Cole
1768 09 June to Madame du Deffand
1768 09 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 11 June from Madame du Deffand
1768 12 June from George Montagu
1768 14 June from Madame du Deffand
1768 15 June to George Montagu
1768 16 June to Henry Seymour Conway View Original Letter
1768 21 June to Voltaire View Original Letter
1768 21 June to Madame du Deffand
1768 22 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 24 June to Madame du Deffand
1768 25 June to The Earl of Strafford
1768 26 June from Madame du Deffand
1768 28 June from Madame du Deffand
1768 29 June to Madame du Deffand
1768 02 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 04 July to Madame du Deffand
1768 06 July from Madame du Deffand
1768 09 July from Madame du Deffand
1768 11 July from Madame du Deffand
1768 13 July to Madame du Deffand
1768 13 July from Madame du Deffand
1768 15 July from Madame du Deffand
1768 15 July from Voltaire View Original Letter
1768 19 July from Madame du Deffand
1768 20 July from Rev. William Cole
1768 21 July from Madame du Deffand
1768 22 July to Madame du Deffand
1768 23 July from Madame du Deffand
1768 23 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 26 July to Madame du Deffand
1768 27 July from Madame du Deffand
1768 27 July to Voltaire View Original Letter
1768 ca Aug.* to Sir William Hamilton
1768 03 August from Madame du Deffand
1768 04 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 05 August to Madame du Deffand
1768 ca 7 Aug.* from Henry Seymour Conway
1768 08 August from George Montagu
1768 08 August from Paul Panton
1768 09 August to Henry Seymour Conway
1768 10 August from Madame du Deffand
1768 12 August to Madame du Deffand
1768 13 August to George Montagu
1768 13 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 mid-Aug. from Madame de Forcalquier View Original Letter
1768 16 August to The Earl of Strafford
1768 17 August from Madame du Deffand
1768 20 August to Rev. William Cole
1768 20 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 ca 23 Aug.* from Henry Seymour Conway
1768 23 August from Madame du Deffand
1768 24 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 25 August to Henry Seymour Conway View Original Letter
1768 26 August to Madame du Deffand
1768 29 August to Madame du Deffand
1768 30 August to Henry Fox
1768 30 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 ca Sept.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1768 Sept.† from Henrietta Seymour Conway
1768 02 September to Madame du Deffand
1768 06 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 10 September to Madame du Deffand
1768 11 September from Madame du Deffand
1768 ca 18 Sept. from Madame du Deffand
1768 19 September to Madame du Deffand
1768 20 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 20 September to Thomas Warton
1768 ca 21 Sept.* to The Earl of Strafford
1768 22 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 22 September to Sir William Hamilton View Original Letter
1768 27 September from Madame du Deffand
1768 30 September to Madame du Deffand
1768 04 October to Madame du Deffand
1768 4 Oct.* to Henrietta Seymour Conway
1768 05 October from Rev. William Cole
1768 05 October from Madame du Deffand
1768 9 Oct.† from Henrietta Seymour Conway
1768 10 October to The Earl of Strafford
1768 10 October to Madame du Deffand
1768 12 October from Madame du Deffand
1768 14 October to Madame du Deffand
1768 16 October from Madame du Deffand
1768 17 October to Madame du Deffand
1768 18 October from Madame du Deffand
1768 18 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 23 October from Madame du Deffand
1768 24 October to Madame du Deffand
1768 24 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 25 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 26 Oct.† to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1768 ca 27 Oct.* from Anne Pitt
1768 27 Oct.† from Lord Hertford
1768 28 October to Anne Pitt
1768 30 October from Madame du Deffand
1768 31 October from Madame du Deffand
1768 01 November to Madame du Deffand
1768 ca Nov. to Horace-Bénédict de Saussure
1768 ca Nov. bis to Horace-Bénédict de Saussure
1768 03 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 ca 6 Nov.* from Madame du Deffand
1768 07 November from George Montagu
1768 08 November to Madame du Deffand
1768 10 November to George Montagu
1768 11 November from David Hume
1768 12 November from George Montagu
1768 13 November from Madame du Deffand
1768 ca 14 Nov.† from Lord Hertford
1768 14 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 15 November to George Montagu
1768 18 November to Madame du Deffand
1768 18 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 19 November from Madame du Deffand
1768 20 November from Duchess of Norfolk View Original Letter
1768 ca 24 Nov.* from Madame du Deffand
1768 25 November to Madame du Deffand
1768 25 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 27 November from George Montagu
1768 28 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 30 November from Madame du Deffand
1768 01 December to George Montagu
1768 02 December to Madame du Deffand
1768 02 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 07 December from Madame du Deffand
1768 13 December to Madame du Deffand
1768 13 December to Duchesse of Choiseul
1768 15 December from Madame du Deffand
1768 18 December from Lord Bristol
1768 20 December to Madame du Deffand
1768 20 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1768 23 December to Madame du Deffand
1768 27 December from Madame du Deffand
1768 30 December to Madame du Deffand

 

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