Document ReferenceNe C 4100
TitleLetter from H. Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, Genoa [Italy] to H.F. Clinton, 9th Earl of Lincoln [later 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 21 Nov. 1739
Date21 November 1739
Extent2 ff
Content Description'Thank you: this word is short, but as I feel it, contains a vast deal: it contains all I owe you for your civilities to me at Turin, and for your company, which you know I am fond of: I wish you were here, that I might thank you better'; how well he is doing the honours of Genoa 'do come and see: try if I have not learnt of you': the inducements, including an 'English Lord Granby'; comments on Mr Spence; provides an epitaph for which he is to give to Spence.
Termtravel, Grand Tour, Italy
literature, epitaphs

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11427Spence; Joseph (1699-1768); Professor; travelling tutor to Lord Lincoln 1739-411699-1768
NA11461Manners; John (1721-1770); Marquess of Granby1721-1770
NA12487Walpole; Horace (1717-1797); 4th Earl of Orford; 4th Earl of 2nd creation; succ 17911717-1797
NA968Clinton; Henry F.C. Pelham- (1720-1794); 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also styled 9th Earl of Lincoln from 1730; born Clinton, but assumed Pelham-Clinton in 1768 as 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1720-1794
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