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Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745



  • Existence: 1676 - 1745


Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford (1676-1745), British politician.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Document, signed, 1715 Aug 25

 Part of Collection — Box 257: [Barcode: 39002141010182], Folder: 18
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Document transfers Walpole's interest in two ships to the Bank of England.

Written on printed waste.

Dates: 1715 Aug 25

Letters, 1710, 1737

 Part of Collection — Box 56: [Barcode: 39002137225315], Folder: GROUP 2105, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Fragment of an ALS to an unidentified recipient, giving orders for the transport ship Tyger to receive passengers, May 8, 1710; and ALS to Edward Younge, Dec 16, 1737.

Accompanied by a printed clipping relating to Walpole.

Dates: 1710, 1737

Note, 1715 Sep 30

 Part of Collection — Box 56: [Barcode: 39002137225315], Folder: GROUP 2105, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ANS transferring a title to the Bank of England. On verso is a fragment of a printed notice of an act of Parliament continuing duties on "malt, mum, cyder, and perry."

Dates: 1715 Sep 30

Stair papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 24
Abstract: The collection consists of letters and a few miscellaneous papers documenting the last part of Stair's political and military career. There are 53 letters from Sarah Jennings Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, written to inform Stair of developments in London, 1737-1742. Subjects include the royal family; the illness and death of Queen Caroline; the political intrigues of the Prince of Wales and members of his court; Robert Walpole and the opposition to his government; foreign affairs,...
Dates: 1722-1745

Walpole family ephemera collection

Call Number: LWL MSS 17

A collection of printed portraits, topographical views, real estate advertisements, maps, and other ephemera associated with the English historian and collector Horace Walpole (1717-1797), his family, and their properties. The majority of the items are plates produced for publications, and over half of the collection is related to two of the family's estates, Strawberry Hill in Twickenham, Middlesex, and Houghton Hall near King's Lynn, Norfolk.

Dates: 1716-1903

Horace Walpole collection

Call Number: LWL MSS 1

The collection includes approximately 3,000 letters to and from Horace Walpole as well as other manuscript materials by him, including copies of Aedes Walpolianae and The Mysterious Mother, his commonplace books, his "Books of Materials," and various miscellanies.

Dates: 1725-1797