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 1771 from George Hardinge
1771 02 January from Madame du Deffand
1771 03 January from Rev. William Cole
1771 04 January to Madame du Deffand
1771 08 January to Madame du Deffand
1771 08 January from Madame du Deffand
1771 09 January from Madame du Deffand
1771 10 January from Madame du Deffand
1771 10 January to Rev. William Cole
1771 10 January to Sir Horace Mann
1771 12 January to Madame du Deffand
1771 14 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 14 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 15 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 18 January to Madame du Deffand
1771 18 January to Sir Horace Mann
1771 19 January from Madame du Deffand
1771 20 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 22 January to Madame du Deffand
1771 22 January to Sir Horace Mann
1771 27 January to Lady Mary Coke
1771 27 January from Madame du Deffand
1771 28 January to Madame du Deffand
1771 28 January to Duchesse of Choiseul
1771 30 January to Sir Horace Mann
1771 01 February from Madame du Deffand
1771 02 February to Sir Horace Mann
1771 02 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 04 February to Madame du Deffand
1771 07 February to Madame du Deffand
1771 10 February from Madame du Deffand
1771 14 February to Madame du Deffand
1771 15 February from Madame du Deffand
1771 17 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 18 February from Lord Hertford
1771 19 February to Rev. William Huddesford
1771 20 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 21 February from Madame du Deffand
1771 22 February to Madame du Deffand
1771 22 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 22 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 25 February from Contessa di Viry View Original Letter
1771 26 February to Rev. John Hutchins View Original Letter
1771 27 February from Madame du Deffand
1771 27 February to Grosvenor Bedford
1771 27 February to Sir Horace Mann
1771 01 March from Grosvenor Bedford
1771 01 March to Madame du Deffand
1771 5 March† from Sir William Hamilton View Original Letter
1771 07 March from Madame du Deffand
1771 08 March to Madame du Deffand
1771 10 March from Madame du Deffand
1771 13 March from Madame du Deffand
1771 15 March to Sir Horace Mann
1771 15 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 16 March to Madame du Deffand
1771 17 March from Thomas Gray
1771 22 March to Madame du Deffand
1771 22 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 ca 23 March* from Thomas Gray
1771 23 March to Sir Horace Mann
1771 24 March from Madame du Deffand
1771 24 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 25 March to Thomas Gray View Original Letter
1771 26 March from Madame du Deffand
1771 30 March to Madame du Deffand
1771 30 March from Madame du Deffand
1771 30 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 ca April* to George Hardinge
1771 02 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 02 April to Madame du Deffand
1771 ca 2 April* from Madame du Deffand
1771 05 April to Madame du Deffand
1771 10 April from Madame du Deffand View Original Letter
1771 11 April from Madame du Deffand
1771 12 April to Madame du Deffand
1771 13 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 14 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 16 April from George Hardinge
1771 18 April from Rev. William Cole
1771 19 April to Sir Horace Mann
1771 19 April to Madame du Deffand
1771 24 April to Madame du Deffand
1771 24 April from Madame du Deffand
1771 26 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 27 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 ?May to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1771 01 May from Madame du Deffand
1771 03 May to Madame du Deffand
1771 06 May to Sir Horace Mann
1771 07 May from George Hardinge
1771 08 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 08 May from Madame du Deffand
1771 10 May to Madame du Deffand
1771 12 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 15 May to Madame du Deffand
1771 15 May from Madame du Deffand
1771 18 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 21 May from Madame du Deffand
1771 24 May to Sir Horace Mann
1771 25 May to Madame du Deffand
1771 28 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 ca 29 May from Madame du Deffand
1771 29 May to Rev. William Cole
1771 30 May from Rev. William Cole
1771 31 May to Madame du Deffand
1771 June* from Henry Seymour Conway
1771 early June to Mrs Frances Abington
1771 05 June from Madame du Deffand
1771 07 June to Madame du Deffand
1771 ca 8 June* from Lady Mary Coke
1771 08 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 09 June to Lady Mary Coke
1771 09 June from Rev. William Cole
1771 11 June to Rev. William Cole
1771 12 June from Madame du Deffand
1771 12 June from George Hardinge View Original Letter
1771 ca June* to George Hardinge
1771 15 June to Sir Horace Mann
1771 16 June from Rev. William Cole
1771 17 June to Madame du Deffand
1771 17 June to Henry Seymour Conway View Original Letter
1771 18 June from Rev. William Cole
1771 19 June from Madame du Deffand
1771 19 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 20 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 20 June to The Earl of Strafford
1771 20 June to Madame du Deffand
1771 ca 21 June from George Hardinge
1771 22 June to Rev. William Cole
1771 23 June to Lord Ossory
1771 23 June from Madame du Deffand
1771 24 June to Rev. William Cole
1771 26 June from Madame du Deffand
1771 27 June from Madame du Deffand
1771 27 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1771 27 June to Grosvenor Bedford
1771 28 June to Madame du Deffand
1771 30 June from Madame du Deffand
1771 05 July to Madame du Deffand
1771 06 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 09 July to John Chute
1771 ca 14 July* to John Chute
1771 14 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 ca 14 July* to Lord Hertford
1771 ca 17 July* to Lord Hertford
1771 ca 23 July† from Lord Hertford
1771 26 July to Sir Horace Mann
1771 28 July to Edward Louisa Mann
1771 28 July from Prince de Monaco View Original Letter
1771 30 July* from John Chute
1771 30 July to Henry Seymour Conway
1771 ca 31 July* to Lord Hertford
1771 01 August from Henry Seymour Conway
1771 05 August to John Chute
1771 7 August* to Sir Edward Walpole
1771 11 August to Henry Seymour Conway
1771 11 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1771 12 August to Rev. William Cole
1771 ca 14 Aug.* to Henry Seymour Conway
1771 21 August from Rev. William Cole
1771 21 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 22 August from Duc de Nivernais View Original Letter
1771 22 August* to Sir Edward Walpole
1771 22 August to Lady Mary Coke
1771 24 August from Rev. William Cole
1771 ca 24 Aug.* to Lady Hertford
1771 24 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 25 August to The Earl of Strafford
1771 28 August from William Mason View Original Letter
1771 ca 28 Aug.* to Lady Hertford
1771 31 August from Mrs Frances Abington
1771 31 August to Sir Horace Mann
1771 01 September to Mrs Frances Abington
1771 01 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 02 September to Madame du Deffand
1771 03 September from Madame du Deffand
1771 03 September from Madame du Deffand
1771 04 September to Madame du Deffand
1771 05 September to Madame du Deffand
1771 05 September from Madame du Deffand
1771 07 September to Henry Seymour Conway
1771 08 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 ca 8 Sept.* to Sir William Hamilton
1771 09 September to George Selwyn
1771 09 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 09 September to William Mason
1771 09 September to Madame du Deffand
1771 10 September from Madame du Deffand
1771 10 September to Rev. William Cole
1771 15 September from Madame du Deffand
1771 15 September from Sir William Hamilton View Original Letter
1771 16 September to Richard Stonhewer View Original Letter
1771 16 September from Rev. William Cole
1771 17 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 20 September to Sir Horace Mann
1771 21 September from William Mason View Original Letter
1771 22 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 22 September from Madame du Deffand
1771 23 September to Madame du Deffand
1771 23 September from Madame du Deffand
1771 24 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 25 September to William Mason
1771 26 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 29 September from Madame du Deffand
1771 30 September to Madame du Deffand
1771 01 October from Madame du Deffand
1771 04 October to Sir Horace Mann
1771 08 October to Madame du Deffand
1771 09 October from Madame du Deffand View Original Letter
1771 11 October from Madame du Deffand
1771 12 October to Rev. William Cole
1771 15 October to Madame du Deffand
1771 15 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 18 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 19 October from Rev. William Cole
1771 20 October from Madame du Deffand
1771 21 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 22 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 23 October from Madame du Deffand
1771 23 October to Rev. William Cole
1771 25 October to Madame du Deffand
1771 27 October from Madame du Deffand
1771 27 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 29 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 30 October from Madame du Deffand
1771 ?ca Nov. to Lady Mary Coke
1771 03 November from Rev. William Cole
1771 06 November from Madame du Deffand
1771 07 November to Madame du Deffand
1771 07 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 12 November to Sir Horace Mann
1771 13 November from Madame du Deffand
1771 15 November to Madame du Deffand
1771 15 November from Madame du Deffand
1771 15 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 18 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 20 November from Madame du Deffand
1771 21 November to Madame du Deffand
1771 26 November to Sir Horace Mann
1771 27 November from Madame du Deffand
1771 27 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 29 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 29 November to Madame du Deffand
1771 30 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1771 02 December from Madame du Deffand
1771 03 December to Madame du Deffand
1771 04 December to Lord Ossory
1771 04 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1771 09 December from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 10 December from Sir William Hamilton
1771 10 December to Madame du Deffand
1771 10 December from Madame du Deffand
1771 11 December to Lady Mary Coke
1771 ca 13 Dec.* from Madame du Deffand
1771 13 December to Madame du Deffand
1771 13 December from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 14 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1771 15 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 17 December to Madame du Deffand
1771 17 December from Madame du Deffand
1771 18 December to Sir Horace Mann
1771 24 December to Madame du Deffand
1771 27 Dec.* from Sir Horace Mann
1771 28 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1771 28 December to Madame du Deffand
1771 29 December from Madame du Deffand
1771 29 December to Sir Horace Mann

 

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