Correspondence of George Lyttelton with Alexander Pope

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The letters are dated between 4 December 1736 and 7 November 1741, and were written from London, Bath, and Stowe

Administrative / Biographical History

George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton (1709-1773), statesman, was M.P. for Okehampton between 1735 and 1756 and opposed Walpole. He was also a patron of literature and wrote poetry and history. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Quaritch/Christie on 4 August 1983

Note

In English