Orford, George Walpole, Earl of, 1730-1791
Letter, 1784 January 22.
LWL Mss File 47
ALS to unnamed recipient asking him to make a payment of interest to Lord Keppel’s agents as well as other financial arrangements. He closes with the announcement that he would be at St James’s the following day ’for my reappointment to the Perks’…George Walpole, third earl of Orford (1730-1791), nephew of Horace Walpole (1717-1797).
Subjects (Library of Congress): Orford, George Walpole, Earl of, 1730-1791; Keppel, Augustus Keppel, Viscount, 1725-1786.
Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: July, 2010
Chute, William John, 1757-1824
Letter : Angers, to Grimston, 1779 Jan 25.
LWL Mss File 41
ALS from W.J. Chute to his friend Grimston, relating the news he had heard about his friend’s travels through Europe with their friend C. Collyer and expressing the hopes that they might meet up in the near future and his eagerness to leave Angers; he relates news about their friend Cunliffe and inquires about other friends Mr. Hooker and Vernon, and describes a lavish ball held at Angers. He concludes with his thoughts on the Keppel trial.
Subjects (Library of Congress): Chute, William John, 1757-1824; Keppel, Augustus Keppel, Viscount, 1725-1786; Palliser, Hugh, Sir, 1723-1796; Angers (France).
Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: September, 2010