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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  
1777 01 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
ca 1777* to John Fenn View Original Letter
1777 05 January to Madame du Deffand
1777 05 January from Madame du Deffand
1777 07 January to Madame du Deffand
1777 07 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 07 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 08 January from Madame du Deffand
1777 13 January from Madame du Deffand
1777 15 January from Madame du Deffand
1777 15 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 ca 17 Jan.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 19 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 ca 21 Jan.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 22 January from Madame du Deffand
1777 24 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 25 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 25 January from Madame du Deffand
1777 26 January from Madame du Deffand
1777 26 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 29 January to Lord Hardwicke View Original Letter
1777 01 February from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 5 Feb.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 06 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 09 February from Madame du Deffand
1777 12 February from Madame du Deffand
1777 15 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 17 February to William Mason
1777 ca 18 Feb.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 19 February from Madame du Deffand
1777 20 February to Rev. William Cole
1777 21 February from Rev. William Cole
1777 23 February from Rev. William Cole
1777 ca 25 Feb.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 26 February from Madame du Deffand
1777 27 February to Rev. William Cole
1777 27 February to William Mason
1777 01 March from Madame du Deffand
1777 02 March from Rev. William Cole
1777 04 March to Lord Dacre
1777 05 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 ca 9 March* from William Mason
1777 09 March from Madame du Deffand
1777 10 March from George Hardinge
1777 11 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 12 March from Madame du Deffand
1777 13 March to William Mason
1777 ca March* to George Hardinge
1777 16 March from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 18 March* to Madame du Deffand
1777 19 March from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 22 March* to Madame du Deffand
1777 22 March from George Hardinge View Original Letter
1777 23 March to Madame du Deffand
1777 23 March from Madame du Deffand
1777 27 March from Madame du Deffand
1777 28 March to William Mason
1777 29 March from Prince de Beauvau View Original Letter
1777 31 March from Madame du Deffand
1777 April* to William Bewley
1777 03 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 05 April from Madame du Deffand
1777 05 April to William Mason
1777 08 April to Madame du Deffand
1777 13 April from Madame du Deffand
1777 14 April from William Mason View Original Letter
1777 16 April from Madame du Deffand
1777 18 April to William Mason
1777 19 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 20 April from Madame du Deffand
1777 21 April to Sir Edward Walpole
1777 22 April to Sir Edward Walpole
1777 22 April bis to Sir Edward Walpole
1777 22 April† to Lord Ossory
1777 25 April to Sir Edward Walpole
1777 26 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 27 April from Madame du Deffand
1777 28 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 ca 28 April from George Hardinge
1777 28 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 02 May to William Mason
1777 ca 6 May* to Madame du Deffand
1777 06 May from Madame du Deffand
1777 11 May from Madame du Deffand
1777 12 May from William Mason View Original Letter
1777 ca 13 May to Madame du Deffand
1777 14 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1776 ca 16 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 16 May to William Mason
1777 18 May from Madame du Deffand
1777 18 May from Rev. William Cole
1777 ca 19 May* from Sir William Hamilton
1777 ca 20 May to Madame du Deffand
1777 22 May to Rev. William Cole
1777 23 May to Sir William Hamilton
1777 25 May from Madame du Deffand
1777 26 May from William Mason View Original Letter
1777 27 May from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 27 May* to Madame du Deffand
1777 28 May to Rev. William Cole
1777 30 May† to William Robertson
1777 01 June from Rev. William Cole
1777 01 June from Madame du Deffand
1777 03 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 08 June from Madame du Deffand
1777 09 June to John Robinson
1777 10 June to William Mason
1777 ca 10 June* from Lady Hamilton from Lady Hamilton
1777 10 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 15 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 15 June from Rev. William Cole
1777 15 June from Madame du Deffand
1777 18 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 19 June to Rev. William Cole
1777 21 June from William Mason View Original Letter
1777 22 June from Madame du Deffand
1777 28 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 29 June from Madame du Deffand
1777 29 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 July from George Hardinge
1777 02 July from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 3-10 July (Several)* to Henry Seymour Conway
1777 ca 4 July* from The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 06 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 06 July to William Mason
1777 06 July from George Hardinge
1777 07 July to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 ca 7 July* to Madame du Deffand
1777 09 July from Madame du Deffand
1777 09 July to George Hardinge View Original Letter
1777 10 July to Henry Seymour Conway
1777 11 July to Lord Dacre
1777 13 July to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1777 13 July from Madame du Deffand
1777 13 July from Madame du Deffand
1777 15 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 16 July to Lord Hardwicke View Original Letter
1777 17 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 19 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 19 July from George Hardinge
1777 19 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 21 July* to The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 ca 21 July* to Madame du Deffand
1777 22 July* to The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 26 July from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 27 July from William Mason View Original Letter
1777 27 July from Madame du Deffand
1777 1 August* to The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 ca 1 Aug.* to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 ca 3 August* to The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 03 August from Madame du Deffand
1777 04 August to William Mason
1777 ca 5 Aug.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 07 August from Charles Churchill View Original Letter
1777 08 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 10 August‡ from The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 10 August from Madame du Deffand
1777 11 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 16 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 17 August from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 19 Aug.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 19 August from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 19 August to Lady Cecilia Johnston
1777 23 August from Madame du Deffand
1777 23 August† to The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 24 August* to The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 24 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 24 August to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 28 August from Rev. William Cole
1777 31 August to Rev. William Cole
1777 31 August from Madame du Deffand
1777 ? Sept.* from Madame du Deffand
1777 01 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 ca 2 Sept.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 4 September† from The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 07 September from Madame du Deffand
1777 08 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 ca 9 Sept.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 09 September from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 10 September from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 10 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 12 September from Rev. William Cole
1777 13 September from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 14 September† from The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 14 September from Madame du Deffand
1777 15 September from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 15 September* from Elizabeth Laura, Lady Waldegrave
1777 ca 16 September* to Sir Edward Walpole
1777 ca 16 Sept.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 16 September to Rev. William Cole
1777 16 September to Henry Seymour Conway
1777 18 September to William Mason
1777 18 September from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 18 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 ca 19 September* to Sir Edward Walpole
1777 19 September to William Storer
1777 20 September from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 20 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 21 September from Madame du Deffand
1777 21 September to William Mason
1777 22 September to Rev. William Cole
1777 23 September from William Mason View Original Letter
1777 23 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 24 September from William Mason
1777 25 September from Madame du Deffand
1777 26 September from George Hardinge
1777 27 September to The Duchess of Gloucester
1777 28 September to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 28 September from Madame du Deffand
1777 29 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 Oct.* from Henry Seymour Conway
1777 ca Oct.* to George Hardinge
1777 01 October from Mary Churchill (Lady Cadogan) View Original Letter
1777 01 October to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1777 02 October to Rev. William Cole
1777 04 October from Rev. William Cole
1777 05 October to Henry Seymour Conway
1777 5 Oct.* from The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 05 October to William Mason
1777 06 October from Madame du Deffand
1777 06 October from Madame du Deffand
1777 07 October from Rev. William Cole
1777 08 October to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 08 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 12 October from Madame du Deffand
1777 13 October to Madame du Deffand
1777 15 October to Rev. William Cole
1777 ca 16 Oct.* from The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 17 October to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1777 18 October from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 18 October to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 ca 22 Oct. from Madame du Deffand
1777 22 October from William Mason View Original Letter
1777 23 October from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1777 24 October to William Mason
1777 26 October from William Mason View Original Letter
1777 26 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 26 October from Madame du Deffand
1777 26 October from Madame du Deffand
1777 28 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 29 October from George Hardinge
1777 30 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory View Original Letter
1777 30 October from Rev. William Cole
1777 ca Nov.-Dec.* to George Hardinge
1777 02 November from Madame du Deffand
1777 03 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 ca 4 Nov.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 06 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 ca 7 Nov.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 07 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 08 November to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1777 09 November from Madame du Deffand
1777 11 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 12 November from Madame du Deffand
1777 13 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 14 November to Madame du Deffand
1777 19 November from Madame du Deffand
1777 23 November from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 24 Nov.* from The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 26 Nov.‡ to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 01 December from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 2 Dec.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 03 December to Edmund Burke
1777 04 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 05 December from Madame du Deffand
1777 05 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 07 December from Madame du Deffand
1777 10 December from Madame du Deffand
1777 10 December from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1777 11 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 14 December from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 16 Dec.* to Madame du Deffand
1777 17 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 20 December to Madame du Deffand
1777 ?22 December† to Anne Clement View Original Letter
1777 22 December from George Hardinge
1777 23 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 24 December from Madame du Deffand
1777 ca 24 Dec.* to George Hardinge
1777 26 December from George Hardinge
1777 27 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 27 December to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1777 29 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1777 29 December from Madame du Deffand

 

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