Letter : to Lady Diana Beauclerk, [between 1782 and 1790]

Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797,

Letter : to Lady Diana Beauclerk, [between 1782 and 1790].

LWL Mss 1

A brief letter from Walpole to Lady Diana Beauclerk in which he informs her that he has found a supplier of Frontignac wine and offers to share some bottles to see if they are to her liking. He explains that he is sending George Selwyn to her as he is too ill to visit her himself. Includes wax seals; a facsimile signature pasted on.

Letter to Beauclerk…

Letter to Lady Diana Beauclerk, [between 1782 and 1790]

Letter to Lady Diana Beauclerk, between 1782 and 1790

Subjects (Library of Congress): Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797; Beauclerk, Diana, Lady, 1734-1808

Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: May, 2009

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The Lewis Walpole Library, a department of the Yale University Library since 1980, is an internationally recognized research collection in the field of British eighteenth-century studies. Its unrivalled collection of Walpoliana includes half the traceable volumes from Horace Walpole's famous library at Strawberry Hill and many letters and other manuscripts by him. The Library's book and manuscript collections, numbering over 32,000 volumes, cover all aspects of eighteenth-century British culture. The Library is also home to the largest and finest collection of eighteenth-century British graphic art outside the British Museum; its 35,000 satirical prints, portraits, and topographical views are an incomparable resource for visual material on many facets of English life of the period. Located in Farmington, Connecticut, forty miles north of New Haven and within easy distance of Boston and New York, the Lewis Walpole Library's collections also include drawings, paintings, and furniture, all housed on a 14-acre campus with four historically important structures and extensive grounds. The Library runs an active fellowship program and sponsors conferences, lectures, and exhibitions in cooperation with other Yale libraries and departments.

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