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  
1781 01 January to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1781 2 Jan.* to Henry Seymour Conway
1781 02 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 03 January to Henry Seymour Conway
1781 04 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 04 January to William Mason
1781 8 Jan.† from Lord Hertford
1781 9 Jan.† from Lord Hertford
1781 09 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 09 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 11 Jan.† from Lord Hertford
1781 13 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 14 Jan.† from Lord Hertford
1781 14 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 ca 15 Jan.* to Lord Hertford
1781 15 Jan.* from Lady Ailesbury
1781 16 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 17 Jan.† from Lord Hertford
1781 18 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 20 Jan.* to Sir Horace Mann
1781 21 January from Lady Ailesbury View Original Letter
1781 21 January from William Mason View Original Letter
1781 23 Jan.† from Lord Hertford View Original Letter
1781 25 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 27 January to William Mason
1781 27 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 ca 30 Jan.* from William Mason
1781 31 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 03 February to William Mason
1781 03 February from Rev. William Cole
1781 05 February to William Mason
1781 ca 5 Feb.* from The Earl of Buchan
1781 6 February* to George, 3d Earl of Orford
1781 ca 6 Feb.* from Sir David Dalrymple
1781 06 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 07 February to Rev. William Cole
1781 09 February to Rev. William Cole
1781 ca 9 February* from George, 3d Earl of Orford
1781 09 February to William Mason
1781 10 February to Sir David Dalrymple View Original Letter
1781 10 February to The Earl of Buchan View Original Letter
1781 11 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 12 February from Comte de Guines View Original Letter
1781 12 February from Rev. William Cole
1781 13 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 19 February to William Mason
1781 24 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 26 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 28 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 28 February from William Mason View Original Letter
1781 02 March to Rev. William Cole
1781 03 March to William Mason
1781 04 March from Rev. William Cole
1781 05 March to Rev. William Cole
1781 06 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 07 March from Rev. William Cole
1781 07 March from Richard Bentley
1781 09 March to William Mason
1781 13 March to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1781 13 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 23 March to Comte de Guines View Original Letter
1781 25 March to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1781 29 March from William Mason View Original Letter
1781 29 March to Rev. William Cole
1781 30 March from Rev. William Cole
1781 30 March to William Mason
1781 30 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 01 April to William Mason
1781 02 April from Michael Lort
1781 03 April to Rev. William Cole
1781 14 April to William Mason
1781 16 April to John Henderson
1781 21 April from William Mason View Original Letter
1781 21 April from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 ca 23 April* from The Hon. Thomas Walpole
1781 25 April to William Mason
1781 27 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 28 April to Henry William Bunbury View Original Letter
1781 30 April to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1781 May to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1781 ca 1 May* to Henry Seymour Conway
1781 3 May* from Henry Seymour Conway
1781 04 May to Rev. William Cole
1781 06 May to William Mason
1781 06 May to Henry Seymour Conway
1781 06 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 07 May from Rev. William Cole
1781 ca 10 May* from Henry Seymour Conway
1781 12 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 14 May to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1781 15 May from William Mason View Original Letter
1781 16 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 16 May to Rev. William Cole
1781 ca 17 May* from Henry Seymour Conway
1781 18 May to The Earl and Countess Harcourt
1781 ca 19 May* from The Hon. Thomas Walpole
1781 22 May to William Mason
1781 26 May* to Henry Seymour Conway
1781 26 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 28 May to Henry Seymour Conway
1781 ca June* from Sir Edward Walpole
1781 ca June from George Hardinge View Original Letter
1781 03 June to Henry Seymour Conway
1781 08 June to Lord Bagot
1781 08 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 09 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 12 June to Charles Bedford
1781 13 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 13 June to The Earl of Strafford
1781 14 June to William Mason
1781 18 June to Charles Bedford View Original Letter
1781 20 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 ca 30 June* from William Mason
1781 30 June from Rev. William Cole
1781 01 July to Lord Charlemont
1781 03 July to William Mason
1781 03 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 04 July from Sir Edward Walpole View Original Letter
1781 04 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 05 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 06 July to John Nichols
1781 07 July to Rev. William Cole
1781 ca 9 July to Lady Browne
1781 13 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 ?14 July* from Sir Horace Mann
1781 17 July* from Sir Horace Mann
1781 17 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 18 July to John Henderson
1781 ca 18 July† to Lady Browne View Original Letter
1781 ca 19 July† to Lady Browne View Original Letter
1781 23 July from Rev. William Cole
1781 24 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 25 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 26 July to Rev. William Cole
1781 31 July to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
?1781 ?Aug. to Mrs Gostling View Original Letter
1781 01 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
?1781 ?Aug. from Mrs Gostling
1781 05 August from Rev. William Cole
1781 7 Aug.* from Sir Horace Mann
1781 07 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 13 August from Michael Lort
1781 13 August to Thomas Cadell
1781 16 August to William Mason
1781 18 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 21 Aug.* from Sir Horace Mann
1781 23 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 26 August to John Henderson
1781 31 August to The Earl of Strafford
1781 01 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 04 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 04 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 07 September to James Bindley View Original Letter
1781 07 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 09 September to William Mason
1781 11 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 12 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 ca 14 Sept.* from Henry Seymour Conway
1781 16 September to Henry Seymour Conway
1781 17 September from Michael Lort
1781 19 September to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 19 September from William Mason View Original Letter
1781 22 September from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 25 September to William Mason
1781 27 Sept. or 4 Oct.* to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 October* to George, 3d Earl of Orford
1781 October* from George, 3d Earl of Orford
1781 ca 1 Oct. to Lady Browne View Original Letter
1781 01 October from William Mason View Original Letter
1781 ?Oct. to Lady Browne
1781 03 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 07 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 09 October to William Mason
1781 09 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 15 October to John Henderson
1781 15 October to Thomas Pennant
1781 17 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 18 Oct. from the younger Mann from Sir Horace Mann the younger View Original Letter
1781 18 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 22 October to Elizabeth Younge View Original Letter
1781 25 October from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 26 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 ca 29 October* from The Duchess of Gloucester
1781 29 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 31 October to John Nichols View Original Letter
1781 Nov.* from Richard Bentley
1781 02 November to Michael Lort
1781 06 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 07 November to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1781 07 November to William Mason
1781 08 November from Michael Lort
1781 09 November from William Mason View Original Letter
1781 10 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 10 November to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1781 11 November to The Hon. Thomas Walpole View Original Letter
1781 13 November to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1781 13 November to William Mason
1781 15 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 18 November to Henry Seymour Conway
1781 18 November to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1781 20 November from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 21 November to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1781 22 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 23 November to Edmond Malone
1781 ca 24 Nov.* from The Earl of Buchan View Original Letter
1781 26 November to William Mason
1781 26 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 27 November to The Earl of Strafford
1781 28 November to William Mason
1781 29 November to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 ca Dec. to Edmond Malone
1781 01 December to The Earl of Buchan
1781 03 December to Robert Jephson View Original Letter
1781 04 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 ca 6 Dec.* to Sir William Hamilton
1781 13 December from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 16 December from William Mason View Original Letter
1781 ca 18 Dec. to the younger Mann* to Sir Horace Mann the younger
1781 18 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 19 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 20 December to William Mason
1781 20 December to Richard Bull View Original Letter
1781 21 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 22 December to Edmond Malone View Original Letter
1781 22 December from Rev. William Cole
1781 22 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 23 Dec., from the younger Mann from Sir Horace Mann the younger View Original Letter
1781 25 December to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1781 28 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 29 December from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1781 ca 29 Dec.* from John Fenn
1781 30 December to Rev. William Cole
1781 31 December to John Fenn View Original Letter
1781 late Dec. to Richard Bull

 

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