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 (‡).


1725   
1733   1734   1735   1736   1737   1738   1739   
1740   1741   1742   1743   1744   1745   1746   1747   1748   1749   
1750   1751   1752   1753   1754   1755   1756   1757   1758   1759   
1760   1761   1762   1763   1764   1765   1766   1767   1768   1769   
1770   1771   1772   1773   1774   1775   1776   1777   1778   1779   
1780   1781   1782   1783   1784   1785   1786   1787   1788   1789   
1790   1791   1792   1793   1794   1795   1796   1797   
no date   
 

Document Date Correspondent  
1772 Jan.* from Lady Mary Coke
1772 05 January from Madame du Deffand
1772 06 January to Madame du Deffand
1772 06 January from Madame du Deffand
1772 06 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1772 07 January to Henry Seymour Conway
1772 12 January to Madame du Deffand
1772 14 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
Jan., from the younger Mann* from Sir Horace Mann the younger
1772 16 January from Madame du Deffand
1772 17 January to Madame du Deffand
1772 17 January from Rev. William Cole
1772 19 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1772 21 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
ca 21 Jan., to the younger Mann* from Sir Horace Mann the younger
1772 ca 22 Jan.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1772 24 January to Madame du Deffand
1772 25 January from Sir Horace Mann
1772 27 January from Madame du Deffand
1772 28 January to Rev. William Cole
1772 29 Jan.‡ to Sir David Dalrymple
1772 29 January to Lady Mary Coke
1772 30 January from Rev. James Granger View Original Letter
1772 31 January to Madame du Deffand
1772 03 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 04 February from Sir Horace Mann
1772 07 February to Madame du Deffand
1772 07 February from Madame du Deffand
1772 11 Feb.† from Lady Hertford
1772 12 Feb.† from Lady Hertford
1772 12 February from Madame du Deffand
1772 12 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 14 February to Madame du Deffand
1772 15 February from Sir Horace Mann
1772 18 February from George Hardinge
1772 19 February from Madame du Deffand
1772 21 February to Madame du Deffand
1772 21 February from Madame du Deffand
1772 27 February from Madame du Deffand
1772 28 February to Madame du Deffand
1772 ca March from Bishop Garnett
1772 05 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 06 March to Madame du Deffand
1772 10 March from Sir Horace Mann
1772 11 March from Madame du Deffand
1772 13 March to Madame du Deffand
1772 17 March from Madame du Deffand
1772 20 March to Madame du Deffand
1772 20 March from Madame du Deffand
1772 24 March† to Lord Beauchamp View Original Letter
1772 24 March to Henry Sampson Woodfall
1772 27 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 27 March to Madame du Deffand
1772 27 March from Madame du Deffand
1772 28 March from Sir Horace Mann
1772 29 March to Bishop Garnett
1772 30 March to Henry Sampson Woodfall
1772 01 April from Madame du Deffand
1772 03 April to Madame du Deffand
1772 03 April from Madame du Deffand
1772 07 April to Madame du Deffand
1772 09 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 10 April to Madame du Deffand
1772 12 April from Madame du Deffand
1772 14 April from Madame du Deffand
1772 ?14 April from William Mason View Original Letter
1772 17 April to Madame du Deffand
1772 18 April from George Hardinge
1772 ca April* to George Hardinge
1772 21 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 22 April from Madame du Deffand
1772 24 April to Madame du Deffand
1772 29 April from Madame du Deffand
1772 01 May to Madame du Deffand
1772 ?May to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1772 04 May from George Hardinge
1772 ca May-June* to George Hardinge
1772 06 May from Madame du Deffand
1772 07 May to Madame du Deffand
1772 09 May from Sir Horace Mann
1772 09 May to William Mason
1772 11 May from Madame du Deffand
1772 13 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 14 May to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1772 15 May to Madame du Deffand
1772 17 May from William Mason View Original Letter
1772 19 May from Sir Edward Walpole
1772 20 May to Sir Edward Walpole
1772 20 May from Sir Edward Walpole
1772 20 May from Madame du Deffand
1772 ? May* from Mademoisellel Sanadon
1772 23 May* from Sir Edward Walpole
1772 23 May from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 24 May to The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 ca 25 May* from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 after 25 May* to The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 25 May to William Mason
1772 26 May to Mademoisellel Sanadon
1772 27 May from Madame du Deffand
1772 June-July from George Hardinge
1772 02 June to Madame du Deffand
1772 03 June from Mademoisellel Sanadon
1772 06 June to Sir Horace Mann
1772 08 June from Sir William Chambers
1772 09 June to Rev. William Cole
1772 11 June from Rev. William Cole
1772 11 June from Madame du Deffand
1772 12 June to Madame du Deffand
1772 13 June from Madame du Deffand
1772 13 June from Sir Horace Mann
1772 15 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 16 June to Mademoisellel Sanadon
1772 16 June from Madame du Deffand
1772 17 June to Rev. William Cole
1772 20 June from Sir Horace Mann
1772 ca 20 June* from Henry Seymour Conway
1772 21 June from Rev. William Cole
1772 22 June from Rev. William Cole
1772 22 June to Henry Seymour Conway
1772 23 June to Madame du Deffand
1772 23 June from Madame du Deffand
1772 27 June from Duchess de Mirepoix View Original Letter
1772 28 June from Madame du Deffand
1772 28 June to Rev. William Cole
1772 ca July* to George Hardinge
1772 01 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 03 July to Madame du Deffand
1772 06 July to William Mason
1772 07 July to Rev. William Cole
1772 08 July from Madame du Deffand
1772 09 July from Rev. William Cole
1772 ca 16 July from George Hardinge
1772 ca 18 July* from William Mason
1772 18 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1772 21 July to William Mason
1772 21 July to Madame du Deffand
1772 23 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 25 July from Madame du Deffand
1772 26 July to James Wyatt
1772 27 July from George Hardinge
1772 28 July to Rev. William Cole
1772 30 July from Rev. William Cole
1772 31 July† from Lady Hertford
1772 01 August from James Wyatt
1772 03 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 06 August from Rev. William Cole
1772 11 August from Sir Horace Mann
1772 12 August to George Selwyn
1772 24 August to William Mason
1772 25 August from Dr James Brown
1772 25 August from Sir Horace Mann
1772 25 August to Rev. William Cole
1772 25 August from Rev. William Cole
1772 27 Aug.† from Lord Hertford
1772 28 August to Rev. William Cole
1772 29 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 30 August from Madame du Deffand
1772 03 September from Madame du Deffand
1772 ca 3 Sept.* to Lady Mary Coke
1772 ca 8 Sept.* to Madame du Deffand
1772 09 September from William Mason View Original Letter
1772 13 September from Madame du Deffand
1772 16 September to Madame du Deffand
1772 16 September from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 17 September to The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 17 September from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 ca 17 Sept. (2)* to Lord Hertford
1772 19 September to William Mason
1772 20 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 23 September from George Hardinge
1772 25 September to Madame du Deffand
1772 30 September from Madame du Deffand
1772 ?late Sept.* from Lord Hertford
1772 Oct.* to Lord Hertford
1772 October* to The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 October* from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 October bis† to The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 October bis* from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 ca Oct.-Nov.* to George Hardinge
1772 ca 1 Oct.* from William Mason View Original Letter
1772 03 October from Rev. William Cole
1772 06 October from William Mason
1772 ?8 Oct.† from Lady Hertford
1772 ca 9 Oct.* to Madame du Deffand
1772 10 Oct.† from Lord Hertford
1772 ca 11 Oct.* to Lady Mary Coke
1772 12 October to Madame du Deffand
1772 13 October to William Mason
1772 14 October from Madame du Deffand
1772 17 October from Sir Horace Mann
1772 20 October to Madame du Deffand
1772 20 October from Lady Dysart
1772 21 October from Madame du Deffand
1772 22 Oct.† from Lord Hertford
1772 ca 23 October† to The Duchess of Gloucester View Original Letter
1772 24 October from Rev. William Cole
1772 25 October from Madame du Deffand
1772 25 October from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 26 October to Madame du Deffand
1772 27 October to The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 28 October from Madame du Deffand
1772 29 Oct.* from Lady Hertford
1772 30 Oct.† from Lady Hertford
1772 01 November from Madame du Deffand
1772 early November* from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 Nov. to Lord Hardwicke
1772 ?ca 1 Nov to Lady Browne View Original Letter
1772 04 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 04 November from Madame du Deffand
1772 05 November from William Mason View Original Letter
1772 07 November to Rev. William Cole
1772 10 November from George Hardinge
1772 10 November to William Mason
1772 ca 11 Nov.* to Madame du Deffand
1772 11 November from Madame du Deffand
1772 13 November to ?James Essex View Original Letter
1772 15 November to The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 15 November from Madame du Deffand
1772 ca 16 Nov.* to Madame du Deffand
1772 16 November from Madame du Deffand
1772 16 Nov.† from Lady Hertford
1772 20 November from Rev. William Cole
1772 22 November from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 23 November to Madame du Deffand
1772 24 November from Sir Horace Mann
1772 26 November to William Mason
1772 29 November from Madame du Deffand
1772 30 November from Madame du Deffand
1772 01 December to Madame du Deffand
1772 Dec. to Lady Anne Fitzpatrick
1772 01 December from William Mason View Original Letter
1772 06 December from Madame du Deffand
1772 ca 12 Dec.* to Madame du Deffand
1772 13 December from Madame du Deffand
1772 14 December to Madame du Deffand
1772 15 December* from Sir Edward Walpole
1772 15 December to Rev. William Cole
1772 16 December* from Sir Edward Walpole
1772 16 December† to The Duchess of Gloucester View Original Letter
1772 ca 17 December* from The Duchess of Gloucester
1772 19 December from Sir Horace Mann
1772 19 December from Madame du Deffand
1772 22 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1772 23 December from Madame du Deffand
1772 27 December to Madame du Deffand
1772 ca 27 Dec..* from Lady Ailesbury
1772 29 December to Lady Ailesbury
before 1773 to Lady Talbott

 

Back to top