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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  
1769 from 'F.W'
1769 05 January from Madame du Deffand
1769 06 January to Madame du Deffand
1769 09 January from Madame du Deffand
1769 12 January from Madame du Deffand
1769 13 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 14 January from Madame du Deffand
1769 14 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 16 January to Madame du Deffand
1769 24 January to Madame du Deffand
1769 25 January from Madame du Deffand
1769 29 January from Madame du Deffand
1769 31 January to Madame du Deffand
1769 31 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 05 February to Madame du Deffand
1769 06 February from Madame du Deffand
1769 06 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 07 February from Duchesse of Choiseul View Original Letter
1769 09 February to Madame du Deffand
1769 13 February from Madame du Deffand
1769 15 February† from The Hon. Robert Walpole View Original Letter
1769 17 February to Madame du Deffand
1769 20 February from Lord Hertford
1769 22 February from Madame du Deffand
1769 24 February to Madame du Deffand
1769 24 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 28 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 01 March from Madame du Deffand
1769 02 March to Madame du Deffand
1769 7 March‡ to William Robertson
1769 10 March to Madame du Deffand
1769 11 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 12 March from Madame du Deffand
1769 14 March from Madame du Deffand
1769 15 March from The Hon. Mrs. Robert Cholmondeley View Original Letter
1769 16 March from Madame du Deffand
1769 21 March to Madame du Deffand
1769 23 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 24 March to Grosvenor Bedford
1769 25 March from Thomas Chatterton
1769 25 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 25 March to Madame du Deffand
1769 26 March from Madame du Deffand
1769 26 March to George Montagu
1769 27 March from George Montagu
1769 28 March to Thomas Chatterton
1769 30 March from Thomas Chatterton
1769 31 March to George Montagu
1769 ca late March* to The Hon. Mrs. Robert Cholmondeley
1769 ca April from Thomas Gray
1769 01 April from Madame du Deffand
1769 ca 4 April* to Thomas Chatterton
1769 05 April to William Mason
1769 06 April to Madame du Deffand
1769 07 April from Madame du Deffand
1769 08 April from Thomas Chatterton
1769 11 April from George Montagu
1769 12 April to Madame du Deffand
1769 12 April from Madame du Deffand
1769 13 April† from Lord Hertford
1769 14 April (1) from Thomas Chatterton
1769 14 April (2) from Thomas Chatterton
1769 14 April (3) from Thomas Chatterton
1769 14 April to Madame du Deffand
1769 14 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 15 April from Madame du Deffand
1769 15 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 15 April to George Montagu
1769 18 April to Madame du Deffand
1769 23 April from Madame du Deffand
1769 25 April to Madame du Deffand
1769 26 April from Madame du Deffand
1769 26 April from Madame Élie de Beaumont View Original Letter
1769 28 April to Sir Edward Walpole
1769 29 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 02 May to Madame du Deffand
1769 03 May from Madame du Deffand
1769 06 May to George Montagu
1769 8 May† from William Mason
1769 10 May from Madame du Deffand
1769 11 May to Madame du Deffand
1769 11 May to William Mason
1769 11 May to George Montagu
1769 11 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 14 May from George Montagu
1769 16 May from Madame du Deffand
1769 18 May to Madame du Deffand
1769 22 May† from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1769 23 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 24 May from Madame du Deffand
1769 25 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 26 May to Madame du Deffand
1769 26 May from Thomas Gray
1769 27 May to Rev. William Cole
1769 29 May from Rev. William Cole
1769 30 May from Madame du Deffand
1769 June* from The Earl of Strafford
1769 03 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 06 June from Rev. William Cole
1769 06 June to Madame du Deffand
1769 11 June from Madame du Deffand
1769 11 June to George Montagu
1769 13 June to Madame du Deffand
1769 14 June to Rev. William Cole
1769 14 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 17 June from Rev. William Cole
1769 18 June from George Montagu
1769 18 June from Madame du Deffand
1769 20 June to Madame du Deffand
1769 25 June from Madame du Deffand
1769 26 June to Rev. William Cole
1769 27 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 29 June to George Montagu
1769 30 June† from Lord Hertford
1769 30 June to Madame du Deffand
1769 01 July from Madame du Deffand
1769 01 July to George Montagu
1769 03 July to The Earl of Strafford
1769 04 July from Madame du Deffand
1769 06 July to Madame du Deffand
1769 07 July to Henry Seymour Conway
1769 07 July to George Montagu
1769 11 July from Madame du Deffand
1769 13 July to Madame du Deffand
1769 15 July to Rev. William Cole
1769 15 July† from Lord Hertford
1769 18 July from Madame du Deffand
1769 19 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 20 July to Madame du Deffand
1769 22 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 24 July from Thomas Chatterton
1769 25 July to Madame du Deffand
1769 26 July from Madame du Deffand
1769 ca 27 July-4 Aug. to Thomas Chatterton
1769 02 August from Madame du Deffand
1769 03 August from Rev. William Cole
1769 04 August to Madame du Deffand
1769 04 August from Madame du Deffand
1769 11 August to Madame du Deffand
1769 ca 11 Aug.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1769 12 August to Rev. William Cole
1769 15 Aug.† to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1769 18 August to George Montagu
1769 ca Aug. from George Montagu
1769 27 August from George Montagu
1769 30 August to John Chute
1769 01 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 ca 2 Sept.* to Lord Hertford
1769 07 September to George Montagu
1769 08 September to The Earl of Strafford
1769 9 Sept.* to Lady Ailesbury
1769 10 Sept.† from Lady Hertford
1769 17 September to George Montagu
1769 18 September from George Montagu
1769 28 Sept.* to Lord Hertford
1769 ? October* from The Hon. Mrs. Robert Cholmondeley
1769 05 October to Madame du Deffand
1769 06 October from Madame du Deffand
1769 07 October to Madame du Deffand
1769 08 October to Madame du Deffand
1769 08 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 09 October to Madame du Deffand
1769 10 October to Madame du Deffand
1769 10 October from Madame du Deffand
1769 13 October to Madame du Deffand
1769 13 October from Madame du Deffand
1769 15 October† to The Hon. Mrs. Robert Cholmondeley
1769 16 October to George Montagu
1769 17 October from Madame du Deffand
1769 20 October to Madame du Deffand
1769 22 October from George Montagu
1769 23 October from Madame du Deffand
1769 26 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1769 27 October to Madame du Deffand
1769 31 October from Madame du Deffand
1769 Nov.* from Henry Seymour Conway
1769 02 November from Madame du Deffand
1769 03 November to Madame du Deffand
1769 04 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 06 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 10 November to Madame du Deffand
1769 12 November from Madame du Deffand
1769 14 November to Madame du Deffand
1769 14 November to Henry Seymour Conway
1769 15 November from Madame du Deffand
1769 19 November to Madame du Deffand
1769 19 November from Madame du Deffand
1769 25 November from Madame du Deffand
1769 27 November from Madame du Deffand
1769 28 November to Madame du Deffand
1769 28 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 30 November from Duchesse of Choiseul
1769 30 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 04 December from Madame du Deffand
1769 05 December to Madame du Deffand
1769 05 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1769 10 December from Madame du Deffand
1769 12 December to Madame du Deffand
1769 14 December to Lady Mary Coke
1769 14 December to George Montagu
1769 14 December to Rev. William Cole
1769 14 Dec.† to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1769 18 December from Rev. William Cole
1769 ca 18 Dec. from George Montagu
1769 18 December from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1769 19 December to Madame du Deffand
1769 20 December from Madame du Deffand
1769 21 December to Rev. William Cole
1769 Dec.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1769 24 December from Madame du Deffand
1769 26 December to Madame du Deffand
1769 26 December from Madame du Deffand
1769 26 December from David Garrick
1769 31 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter

 

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