Thomas Gray to Horace Walpole, 12 September 1763

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Letter ID: letters.0429 (Source: TEI/XML)


Writer: Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771 [i]
Writer's age: 46
Addressee: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 [i]
Addressee's age: 45


Date of composition: 12 September 1763 [i]
Date (on letter): Sept: 12. 1763
Calendar: Gregorian


Place of composition: Cambridge, United Kingdom [i]
Address (on letter): Pemb: Hall


Language: English
Incipit: Sr W: Herbert's Book I can learn nothing about....

Holding Institution

Class No. LC II, 90, College Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge [i], Cambridge, UK <>
Availability: The original letter is extant and usually available for academic research purposes

Print Versions

  • The Correspondence of Gray, Walpole, West and Ashton (1734-1771), 2 vols. Chronologically arranged and edited with introduction, notes, and index by Paget Toynbee. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1915, letter no. 222, vol. ii, 215-219 - view pages
  • The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence. Ed. by W. S. Lewis. New Haven, Conn.: Yale UP; London: Oxford UP, 1937-83, vols. 13/14: Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas Ashton i, 1734-42, Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Thomas Gray ii, 1745-71, ed. by W. S. Lewis, George L. Lam and Charles H. Bennett, 1948, vol. ii, 125-129 - view pages
  • Correspondence of Thomas Gray, 3 vols. Ed. by the late Paget Toynbee and Leonard Whibley, with corrections and additions by H. W. Starr. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971 [1st ed. 1935], letter no. 376, vol. ii, 815-817 - view pages