Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ch (H)
Scope and Contents
The papers include a large collection of political papers collected by Sir Robert Walpole, first Prime Minister of Great Britain, during his long political career. Also included are working records of the estate office of Houghton Hall, Walpole’s family seat, papers of the Pell family, and collections relating to various generations of the Walpole family.
The larger part of Sir Robert's papers consist of reports, memoranda, and petitions. There are abstracts of all papers signed...
Circa 1600 - 1800