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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  
1770 early January* to The Hon. Mrs. Robert Cholmondeley
1770 to Rev. Thomas Percy
1770 1 Jan.‡ to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1770 02 January to Madame du Deffand
1770 02 January from Madame du Deffand
1770 05 January to Madame du Deffand
1770 05 January from Rev. William Cole
1770 08 January from Madame du Deffand
1770 09 January to Madame du Deffand
1770 10 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 12 January from Madame du Deffand
1770 12 January to Madame du Deffand
1770 12 Jan.* to Henry Seymour Conway
1770 Jan.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1770 13 January from The Hon. Mrs. Robert Cholmondeley View Original Letter
1770 14 January from Sir Horace Mann
1770 15 January from Madame du Deffand
1770 17 January from Madame du Deffand
1770 17 January to Lord Camden View Original Letter
1770 18 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 19 January to Madame du Deffand
1770 22 Jan.† from Henry Seymour Conway View Original Letter
1770 22 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 23 January to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1770 ca 23 Jan.* to Henry Seymour Conway
1770 23 January to Madame du Deffand
1770 24 January from Madame du Deffand
1770 24 Jan.* to Henry Seymour Conway
1770 24 Jan.† from Henry Seymour Conway View Original Letter
1770 27 January from Lord Camden View Original Letter
1770 29 January from Madame du Deffand
1770 30 January to Madame du Deffand
1770 30 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 02 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 02 February from Sir Horace Mann
1770 06 February to Madame du Deffand
1770 09 February to Madame du Deffand
1770 10 February from Madame du Deffand
1770 14 February from Madame du Deffand
1770 16 February to Madame du Deffand
1770 17 February from Sir Horace Mann
1770 20 February from Sir Horace Mann
1770 21 February from Madame du Deffand
1770 23 February to Madame du Deffand
1770 24 February from Madame du Deffand
1770 27 February to Madame du Deffand
1770 27 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 28 February from Madame du Deffand
1770 02 March to Madame du Deffand
1770 03 March from Madame du Deffand
1770 04 March from Madame du Deffand
1770 07 March from Madame du Deffand
1770 08 March from Madame du Deffand
1770 8 March† from Lord Hertford
1770 09 March to Madame du Deffand
1770 15 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 16 March to Madame du Deffand
1770 20 March† from Henry Seymour Conway View Original Letter
1770 21 March from Madame du Deffand
1770 23 March to Madame du Deffand
1770 23 March to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1770 23 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 24 March from Sir Horace Mann
1770 after 26 March to Lady Jersey View Original Letter
1770 28 March from Madame du Deffand
1770 29 March to Madame du Deffand
?1770 ?April to Lady Mary Coke
1770 04 April from Madame du Deffand
1770 06 April to Madame du Deffand
1770 10 April to Madame du Deffand
1770 11 April from Madame du Deffand
1770 ?12 April to George Selwyn View Original Letter
1770 14 April from Sir Horace Mann
1770 14 April from Madame du Deffand
1770 16 April from George Hardinge
1770 17 April to Madame du Deffand
1770 19 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 20 April from George Hardinge
1770 22 April from Madame du Deffand
1770 24 April to Madame du Deffand
1770 30 April from Lord Dacre View Original Letter
1779 ca May from Rev. James Granger
1770 01 May to Madame du Deffand
1770 01 May from Madame du Deffand
1770 5 May† from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1770 ca 6 May* from Madame du Deffand
1770 06 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 07 May to Madame du Deffand
1770 12 May from Sir Horace Mann
1770 13 May from Madame du Deffand
1770 15 May to Madame du Deffand
1770 18 May to Madame du Deffand
1770 19 May from Madame du Deffand
1770 19 May from Rev. James Granger View Original Letter
1770 23 May from Madame du Deffand
1770 24 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 25 May to Madame du Deffand
1770 29 May from Madame du Deffand
1770 06 June from Madame du Deffand
1770 07 June to Madame du Deffand
1770 ca 8 June to Mary Dewes
1770-06-11 from Cholmondeley, The Hon. Robert View Original Letter
1770 13 June from Madame du Deffand
1770 15 June to Madame du Deffand
1770 15 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 19 June from Madame du Deffand
1770 20 June to Madame du Deffand
1770 20 June from Sir Horace Mann
1770 24 June to Paul Sandby
1770 27 June from Madame du Deffand
1770 28 June to Madame du Deffand
1770 July* from Henry Seymour Conway
1770 04 July from Madame du Deffand
1770 08 July to Madame du Deffand
1770 09 July to The Earl of Strafford
1770 12 July to Henry Seymour Conway
1770 14 July from Sir Horace Mann
1770 14 July to George Montagu
1770 15 July to George Montagu
1770 15 July from Madame du Deffand
1770 16 July to Madame du Deffand
1770 17 July from George Montagu
1770 22 July from Madame du Deffand
1770 23 July† from Lord Hertford
1770 24 July to Madame du Deffand
1770 25 July† from Lord Hertford
1770 26 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 29 July from Madame du Deffand
1770 30 July to Madame du Deffand
1770 ca Aug.* to Thomas Gray
1770 4 Aug.† from Lady Hertford
1770 06 August from Madame du Deffand
1770 06 August to Madame du Deffand
1770 07 August from Lord Hertford
1770 12 August from Madame du Deffand
1770 13 August to Madame du Deffand
1770 21 August to Madame du Deffand
1770 21 August from Sir Horace Mann
1770 22 August from Madame du Deffand
1770 31 August to Madame du Deffand
1770 late August* to The Hon. Mrs. Robert Cholmondeley
1770 31 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 Sept.* to Lady Hertford
1770 03 September from Madame du Deffand
1770 04 September to Madame du Deffand
1770 07 September to Madame du Deffand
1770 8 Sept.† from Lady Hertford
1770 08 September from Sir Horace Mann
1770 8 Sept.* to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1770 11 September to Madame du Deffand
1770 12 September from Madame du Deffand
1770 12 September from Thomas Gray
1770 13 September to Lady Mary Coke
1770 Sept. * to Thomas Gray
1770 14 September to Madame du Deffand
1770 15 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1770 16 September to Madame du Deffand
1770 16 September from Madame du Deffand
1770 17 September from Thomas Gray
1770 19 September from Madame du Deffand
1770 20 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 22 September from Sir Horace Mann
1770 23 September from Madame du Deffand
1770 24 September to Madame du Deffand
1770 24 Sept.* from Lady Mary Coke
1770 24 September to Lady Mary Coke
1770 27 September to Madame du Deffand
1770 27 September from Madame du Deffand
1770 30 September from Madame du Deffand
1770 early October* to The Hon. Mrs. Robert Cholmondeley
1770 02 October from George Montagu
1770 02 October to Madame du Deffand
1770 02 October from Madame du Deffand
1770 03 October to George Montagu
1770 04 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1770 04 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 05 October to Madame du Deffand
1770 06 October from George Montagu
1770 09 October from Madame du Deffand
1770 16 October to Madame du Deffand
1770 16 October to George Montagu
1770 16 October to The Earl of Strafford
1770 20 October to Lord Charlemont
1770 21 October from Madame du Deffand
1770 27 October from Sir Horace Mann
1770 29 October to Madame du Deffand
1770 late October* to The Hon. Mrs. Robert Cholmondeley
1770 05 November from Madame du Deffand
1770 06 November to Madame du Deffand
1770 12 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 13 November to Madame du Deffand
1770 14 November from Madame du Deffand
1770 15 November to Madame du Deffand
1770 15 November to Rev. William Cole
1770 15 November from Rev. William Cole
1770 15 Nov.† from Lord Hertford
1770 20 November to Rev. William Cole
1770 20 November to Madame du Deffand
1770 21 November from Madame du Deffand
1770 23 November from Madame du Deffand
1770 25 November from Madame du Deffand
1770 26 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 27 November to Madame du Deffand
1770 27 November from Sir Horace Mann
1770 28 November from Rev. William Cole
1770 02 December from Madame du Deffand
1770 04 December to Madame du Deffand
1770 11 December to Madame du Deffand
1770 12 December from Madame du Deffand
1770 14 December from Madame du Deffand
1770 15 December from Rev. William Cole
1770 17 December from Madame du Deffand
1770 18 December to Madame du Deffand
1770 18 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 20 December to Rev. William Cole
1770 25 December to Henry Seymour Conway
1770 25 December to Madame du Deffand
1770 26 December from Madame du Deffand
1770 26 December from Madame du Deffand
1770 29 December to Henry Seymour Conway
1770 29 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1770 31 December to Madame du Deffand

 

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