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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  
1780 01 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
ca 1780 to George Selwyn View Original Letter
1780 03 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 3 Jan.† from Lord Hertford
1780 03 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 4 Jan.† from Lord Hertford
1780 04 January to William Mason
1780 04 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 05 January to Rev. William Cole
1780 ca 6 Jan. to Madame du Deffand
1780 07 January from Madame du Deffand
1780 ?7 Jan. to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1780 08 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 ca 9 Jan. from Madame du Deffand
1780 13 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 13 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 14 January to Madame du Deffand
1780 15 January from Madame du Deffand
1780 17 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 17 January to William Mason
1780 20 January to Madame du Deffand
1780 22 January to William Mason
1780 25 January to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1780 25 January from Madame du Deffand
1780 27 January to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1780 29 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 29 January to William Mason
1780 29 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 30 January to William Mason
1780 Feb. to The Earl and Countess Harcourt View Original Letter
1780 02 February to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 ca 3 Feb.* to Madame du Deffand
1780 03 February from Madame du Deffand
1780 05 February to Rev. William Cole
1780 6 Feb.* to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 06 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 ca 10 Feb.* to Madame du Deffand
1780 11 February from Madame du Deffand
1780 12 February to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 12 February from Rev. William Cole
1780 12 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 18 February to Madame du Deffand
1780 21 February from Madame du Deffand
1780 22 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 24 February to Madame du Deffand
1780 24 February from Madame du Deffand
1780 27 February to Rev. William Cole
1780 01 March from Rev. William Cole
1780 ca 2 March* to Madame du Deffand
1780 03 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 04 March from Madame du Deffand
1780 05 March to Madame du Deffand
1780 06 March from Madame du Deffand
1780 06 March to Rev. William Cole
1780 10 March from Rev. William Cole
1780 11 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 13 March to Rev. William Cole
1780 13 March from Madame du Deffand
1780 14 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 21 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 22 March to William Mason
1780 22 March from Madame du Deffand
1780 24 March to Madame du Deffand
1780 26 March to Rev. William Cole
1780 27 March from Rev. William Cole
1780 30 March to Rev. William Cole
1780 30 March to Madame du Deffand
1780 31 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 01 April from Rev. William Cole
1780 04 April from Madame du Deffand
1780 05 April to Madame du Deffand
1780 07 April to Madame du Deffand
1780 07 April to William Mason
1780 08 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 09 April from William Mason View Original Letter
1780 ca 10 April* to George Selwyn
1780 13 April to William Mason View Original Letter
1780 13 April to Madame du Deffand
1780 16 April from Madame du Deffand
1780 17 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 17 April to William Mason
1780 20 April to Madame du Deffand
1780 20 April from Madame du Deffand
1780 24 April to Madame du Deffand
1780 25 April to William Mason
1780 27 April from Nathaniel Hillier View Original Letter
1780 27 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 ca 28 April* to Nathaniel Hillier
1780 28 April from Madame du Deffand
1780 ca May-June from George Hardinge
1780 01 May from Nathaniel Hillier View Original Letter
1780 2 May* to Nathaniel Hillier
1780 04 May to Madame du Deffand
1780 04 May from Madame du Deffand
1780 05 May from Nathaniel Hillier View Original Letter
1780 11 May to Madame du Deffand
1780 11 May from Madame du Deffand
1780 11 May to Rev. William Cole
1780 13 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 14 May from Rev. William Cole
1780 19 May to Rev. William Cole
1780 19 May to William Mason
1780 20 May from William Mason View Original Letter
1780 20 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 20 May from Madame du Deffand
1780 24 May to Madame du Deffand
1780 24 May from Rev. William Cole
1780 24 May to William Mason
1780 27 May from Madame du Deffand
1780 30 May to Rev. William Cole
1780 31 May from William Mason View Original Letter
1780 31 May from Nathaniel Hillier View Original Letter
1780 ca June* to George Hardinge
1780 01 June from Rev. William Cole
1780 01 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 01 June to Madame du Deffand
1780 2 June from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 ca 2 June* from The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1780 3 June† from Henry Seymour Conway View Original Letter
1780 03 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 04 June to William Mason
1780 05 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 06 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 07 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 08 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 09 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 09 June to Madame du Deffand
1780 09 June to William Mason
1780 10 June to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1780 10 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 10 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 11 June to Rev. Thomas Percy
1780 11 June to Mrs Frances Abington
1780 12 June to The Earl of Strafford
1780 13 June† from Lord Hertford
1780 13 June* from Anna Maria Keppel
1780 13 June from Madame du Deffand
1780 14 or 15 June** from The Duchess of Gloucester
1780 14 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 15 June to Rev. William Cole
1780 16 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 18 June from Madame du Deffand
1780 20 June to Madame du Deffand
1780 23 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 25 June from Madame du Deffand
1780 28 June to Madame du Deffand
1780 29 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 29 June to William Mason
1780 30 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 30 June to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1780 30 June from Madame du Deffand
1780 02 July from Rev. William Cole
1780 03 July from George Hardinge
1780 04 July to Rev. William Cole
1780 06 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 07 July to Richard Bull View Original Letter
1780 07 July from Madame du Deffand
1780 08 July from Rev. William Cole
1780 08 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 12 July from William Mason View Original Letter
1780 ca 12 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 15 July from Madame du Deffand
1780 15 July to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1780 15 July to William Mason
1780 mid-July to Richard Bull
1780 16 July* to Madame du Deffand
1780 17 July from George Hardinge
1780 ca 20 July* to George Hardinge
1780 23 July* to Madame du Deffand
1780 23 July from Madame du Deffand
1780 24 July from George Hardinge
1780 24 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 29 July from Sir Horace Mann
1780 ca July-Aug.* to George Hardinge
1780 ca 1 Aug.* to The Earl of Strafford
1780 01 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 03 August to Madame du Deffand
1780 03 August from Madame du Deffand
1780 05 August from Prince de Bauffremont View Original Letter
1780 08 August to William Mason
1780 13 August to Madame du Deffand
1780 16 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 17 August from Madame du Deffand
1780 17 August from George Hardinge
1780 20 Aug.† from William Mason
1780 20 August to Madame du Deffand
1780 22 August from Madame du Deffand
1780 23 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 24 August to William Mason
1780 24 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 26 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 Aug. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 27 August to Madame du Deffand
1780 30 Aug. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 30 August* from The Hon. Thomas Walpole
1780 31 August to William Mason
1780 31 August to Lord Ossory
1780 01 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 ca Sept.* to George Hardinge
1780 02 September to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1780 3 Sept. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 ca 5 Sept. from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 06 September to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1780 6 Sept. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 08 September to Madame du Deffand
1780 09 September to The Earl of Strafford
1780 10 September from George Hardinge View Original Letter
1780 10 Sept. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 ca 10 Sept.* to Madame du Deffand
1780 12 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 13 Sept. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 15 Sept.† to Lady Browne View Original Letter
1780 17 Sept. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 19 September to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1780 19 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 20 September from William Mason View Original Letter
1780 20 Sept. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 ca 21 September* from The Hon. Thomas Walpole
1780 23 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 24 September to William Mason
1780 ca 27 September from The Hon. Thomas Walpole
1780 27 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 27 September to Rev. William Cole
1780 27 Sept. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 28 September to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1780 30 September from Rev. William Cole
1780 03 October to Rev. William Cole
1780 03 October to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1780 ca 4 Oct.* from Nathaniel Hillier
1780 04 October to Mrs Hogarth
1780 04 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 05 October from Lady Lucan
1780 7 Oct.* from Lady Mary Coke
1780 07 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 08 October to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1780 10 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 ? Oct. to Wiart to Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 13 October to William Mason
?1780 ?13 Oct. from John Cowslade View Original Letter
1780 ca 17 Oct.* to Nathaniel Hillier
1780 18 October to Charles Bedford
1780 19 October from Nathaniel Hillier View Original Letter
1780 22 Oct. from Wiart from Jean-Francois Wiart
1780 24 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 26 October to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1780 ca 29 Oct.* from William Mason
1780 01 November to William Mason
1780 ?Nov. to Dr William Hunter View Original Letter
1780 01 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 02 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 11 November to Rev. William Cole
1780 ca 12 Nov. from Prince de Beauvau
1780 12 November 12* from The Hon. Thomas Walpole
1780 13 November from Rev. William Cole
1780 16 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 20 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 24 November to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1780 24 November to Rev. William Cole
1780 26 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 27 November from Rev. William Cole
1780 30 November to Rev. William Cole
1780 05 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 ca 5 Dec.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1780 7 ?Dec. [?1780]† from Lady Hertford
1780 11 Dec.‡ to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1780 11 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 12 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 12 December from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 17 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 17 December from Rev. William Cole
1780 19 December to Rev. William Cole
1780 21 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 Dec.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1780 23 December from Michael Lort
1780 25 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1780 29 December to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1780 29 December from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1780 30 December from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1780 31 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter

 

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