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  • 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.
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  • Letters printed here for the first time in the Yale Edition are marked by a dagger (†).
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Document Date Correspondent  
?early 1785 to Edmond Malone
1785 to Sir William Musgrave
1785 01 January to Lord Sandwich
1785 January* [2] from Thomas Walpole, the younger
1785 ca Jan.* from Robert Henry
1785 ?ca Jan.-March from The Earl and Countess Harcourt View Original Letter
1785 03 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 04 January from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 04 January to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 06 January to Duc de Nivernais
1785 11 January to Rev. Mark Noble
1785 12 Jan.* to John Pinkerton
1785 13 January to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 ca 26 Jan. to Lord Sandwich
1785 ? 27 Jan.† to George Selwyn View Original Letter
1785 ca 1 February* to Elizabeth Laura, Lady Waldegrave
1785 01 February to Duc de Nivernais
1785 1 Feb.† to Robert Henry
1785 02 February to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 05 February to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 7 February† from Elizabeth Laura, Lady Waldegrave
1785 08 February from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 ca 9 Feb.* from John Pinkerton
1785 ca 10 Feb. (extract) to John Pinkerton
1785 11 February to Edmond Malone
1785 19 February to Thomas Walpole, the younger View Original Letter
1785 01 March to John Pinkerton View Original Letter
1785 ca March to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 05 March to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 15 March from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 30 March to Edmond Malone
1785 02 April to Lord Sandwich
1785 ca 4 April from Hannah More
1785 05 April to Hannah More
1785 08 April to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 25 April, from the younger Mann from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 30 April from Duc de Nivernais
1785 02 May to John Fenn
1785 07 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 09 May to Mary Hamilton (Mrs. John Dickenson) View Original Letter
1785 12 May from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 24 May to George Hardinge
1785 29 May to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 03 June to Mary Hamilton (Mrs. John Dickenson) View Original Letter
1785 ca 3 June to Hannah More
1785 07 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 07 June to Mary Hamilton (Mrs. John Dickenson) View Original Letter
1785 07 June from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 20 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 22 June to John Pinkerton View Original Letter
1785 24 June to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1787 June from Hannah More
1785 26 June to John Pinkerton View Original Letter
1785 27 June† from Lord Hertford
1785 30 June to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 early July to Edmond Malone
1785 01 July to Mary Hamilton (Mrs. John Dickenson) View Original Letter
1785 04 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 05 July from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 09 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 10 July to Edmond Malone
1785 19 July to Thomas Astle View Original Letter
1785 19 July to Mary Hamilton (Mrs. John Dickenson) View Original Letter
1785 23 July to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 25 July to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 ca 26 July* from John Pinkerton
1785 27 July to John Pinkerton View Original Letter
1785 30 July* from Mary Hamilton (Mrs. John Dickenson)
1785 31 July to Mary Hamilton (Mrs. John Dickenson)
1785 ca Aug. to George Hardinge
1785 Aug. to Mrs. Anderson
1785 Aug.-Sept.† to George Selwyn
1785 03 August to Edward Jerningham
1785 05 August to Thomas Astle View Original Letter
1785 08 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 10 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 12 Aug.* from John Pinkerton
1785 14 August† from George, 4th Earl Waldegrave
1785 18 Aug.‡ to John Pinkerton View Original Letter
1785 19 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 20 August from Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 23 Aug.† to Lady Browne View Original Letter
1785 26 August to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 29 August to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 late Aug. to Edward Jerningham
1785 06 September to Dr Charles Burney View Original Letter
1785 9 Sept.† from Lord Hertford
1785 12 Sept.† from Lord Hertford
1785 ca 16 Sept.* from The Earl of Buchan
1785 ca 16 Sept.* from John Pinkerton
1785 17 September to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 17 September to John Pinkerton View Original Letter
1785 19 September to George Colman
1785 20 Sept., from the younger Mann from Sir Horace Mann the younger View Original Letter
1785 23 September to The Earl of Buchan View Original Letter
1785 ca 29 Sept.* from John Pinkerton
1785 30 September to John Pinkerton
1785 ca 1 Oct.* from John Pinkerton
1785 02 October to John Pinkerton View Original Letter
1785 04 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 ca 4 Oct.* from Henry Seymour Conway
1785 06 October to Henry Seymour Conway
1785 9 Oct.† to John Pinkerton View Original Letter
1785 11 Oct.* from Sir Horace Mann
1785 ca 23 Oct.* to Sir Horace Mann
1785 27 October to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 27 October to Sir John Elliott
1785 30 October to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 mid-Nov. from Lord Charlemont
1785 15 Nov.* from Sir Horace Mann
1785 16 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 18 November to The Countess of Upper Ossory
1785 23 November to Lord Charlemont
1785 25 Nov.* from Sir Horace Mann
1785 29 Nov.* from Sir Horace Mann
1785 early Dec. from Lord Charlemont
1785 ca 2 December to Elizabeth Laura, Lady Waldegrave
1785 4 December† from George, 4th Earl Waldegrave
1785 04 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 [?6 Dec.] to John Pinkerton
1785 09 December to Lord Charlemont
1785 9 Dec.† to John Pinkerton View Original Letter
1785 ca 12 Dec.* from Lady Browne
1785 13 December to Sir Horace Mann View Original Letter
1785 14 December to Lady Browne View Original Letter

 

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