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To the Earl of Strafford, Strawberry-hill, Sept. 4, 1760. Ac-

count of his journey in returning from Lord Strafford's... 32

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Sept. 19, 1760 .....

33

The Hon. H. S. Conway........

34

G. Montagu, Esq. Oct. 2, 1760. On the marriage of his

niece to Lord Huntingtower....

35

G. Montagu, Esq. Oct. 14, 1760. Visit of the duke of

York .....

36

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, Oct. 25, 1760. Death of

George Il.

40

The Earl of Strafford, Oct. 26, 1760. Death of the king...... 41

G. Montagu, Esq. Oct. 28, 1760. The new court............ 42

G. Montagu, Esq. Oct. 31, 1760. The king-The ministry... 44

G. Montagu, Esq. Nov. 4, 1760. Bequests of King George
II.......

45

G. Montagu, Esq. Nov. 13, 1760. Personal conduct of the

king-Funeral of George II........

47

G. Montagu, Esq. 1760. Appointment of the king's house-

hold....

50

G. Montagu, Esq. Strawberry-hill, Nov. 24, 1760. The

king's first visit to the theatre.......

51

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, Dec. 11, 1760. Dissatis-

faction in the ministry

53

G. Montagu, Esq. Jan. 22, 1761. Play at Holland-house... 54

G. Montagu, Esq. Feb. 7, 1761. Ball at Carlton-house ... 55

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Feb. 1761. Speech of Mr. Conway

in the House of Commons....

57

G. Montagu, Esq. March 7, 1761. On Mr. Montagu's being

appointed usher of the black rod in Ireland............. 58

G. Montagu, Esq. March 17, 1761. Changes in the king's

household......

59

G. Montagu, Esq. March 19, 1761. Change in the ministry 60

G. Montagu, Esq. March 21, 1761

62

G. Montagu, Esq. Houghton, March 25, 1761. Feelings and

reflections there .......

63

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Arlington-street, April 10, 1761.

prospect of peace

66

G. Montagu, Esq. April 16, 1761. Enclosing an anacreontic.

on Sir Harry Bellendine ........

68

G. Montagu, Esq. April 28, 1761. Fire near Sackville-street 70

G. Montagu, Esq. May 5, 1761. Gray and Mason's visit to

Strawberry-Conversation with Hogarth

71

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To G. Montagu, Esq. Strawberry-hill, May 14, 1761. Party at

Bedford house-Anecdotes .......

73

The Countess of Ailesbury, June 13, 1761. Thanks for a

snuff-box-The opera ...

75

G. Montagu, Esq. Strawberry-hill, June 18, 1761. Mr.

Bentley's new opera

78

G. Montagu, Esq. July 5, 1761..............

The Earl of Strafford, July 5, 1761. Anecdote of Whitfield 80

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Arlington-street, July 14, 1761.

Apologies for not having written-Approaching marriage

of the king ...

81

G. Montagu, Esq. Strawberry-hill, July 16, 1761. Report

of the queen's household .........

84

The Countess of Ailesbury, July 20, 1761. Thanks for

some china--Congratulations on Mr. Conway's escape

at the battle of Kirckdenchirch

85

The Earl of Strafford, July 22, 1761. Battle of Kirckden-

chirch .............

88

G. Montagu, Esq. July 22, 1761. On the royal marriage,

victories, &c.

89

The Hon. H. S. Conway, July 23, 1761. Congratulations

on the success of the army..........

91

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, July 28, 1761. First

appearance of Mr. Bentley's play.........

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Strawberry-hill, Aug. 5, 1761.

General Wolfe's monument Sale and resale of the

ground in Westminster Abbey

93

G. Montagu, Esq. Aug. 20, 1761. Offer of a seat to see the

coronation, &c. .......

...... 96

The Earl of Strafford, Arlington-street. Expected arrival

..... 97

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Sept. 9, 1761. Arrival of the

queen-Her manners, &c.

99

G. Montagu, Esq. Sept. 24, 1761. The coronation .... 101

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Sept. 25, 1761. Breaking off the

treaty of peace-The coronation

....... 104

The Countess of Ailesbury, Strawberry-hill, Sept. 27, 1761.

The coronation, &c.

107

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, Oct. 8, 1761. Mr. Pitt's

resignation .....

110

G. Montagu, Esq. Strawberry-hill, Oct. 10, 1761. Mr.

Pitt's peerage and pension...

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To the Countess of Ailesbury, Oct. 10, 1761.

The same

subject ............

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Arlington-street, Oct. 12, 1761.

The same subject

114

G. Montagu, Esq. Strawberry-hill, Oct. 24, 1761. City

address to Mr. Pitt-Glover's Medea

116

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Oct. 26, 1761. City address-

Difference in the cabinet

118

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, Nov. 7, 1761. Carica-

ture of Hogarth's

G. Montagu, Esq. Nov. 28, 1761. Private ball at court 121

The Countess of Ailesbury, Nov. 28, 1761. The same sub-

ject

122

G. Montagu, Esq. Dec. 8, 1761. Hume's History-Fingal... 123

G. Montagu, Esq. Dec. 23, 1761. Effects of age on himself

and others-Sale at Mrs. Dunch's............

125

G. Montagu, Esq. Dec. 30, 1761. Indifference to politics,

Anecdotes of Painting

128

G. Montagu, Esq. Jan. 26, 1762. Upbraiding him for not

writing, &c.

130

G. Montagui, Esq. Feb. 2, 1762. Lady Mary Wortley

Montagu--Cock-lane ghost

131

G. Montagu, Esq. Feb. 6, 1762

134

The Rev. Mr. Cole, Feb. 7 ......

135

G. Montagu, Esq. Feb. 22, 1762. Violent storm-Elope-
ment of the earl of Pembroke and Miss Hunter

ib.

Dr, Ducarel, Feb. 24, 1762. Corrections of errors in

Vertue and others

137

G. Montagu, Esq. Feb. 25, 1762. A copy of Madame

Grammont by Lely ..vivacr........

139

The Countess of Ailesbury, Strawberry-hill, March 5, 1762.

Probability of peace, &c. ........

140

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, March 9, 1762. An

epitaph for Lord Cutts

141

G. Montagu, Esq. March 22, 1762. General Moncton's

letter on the capture of Martinique

143

G. Montagu, Esq. April 29, 1762. Death of Lady Char-

lotte Johnstone - New Peers.........

144

G. Montagu, Esq. May 14, 1762. Attack of the gout-

Appointment of chamberlain to the queen

147

The Rev. Mr. Cole, Strawberry-hill, May 20, 1762. Anec-

dotes of Painting, &c.

148

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To G. Montagu, Esq. May 25, 1762. Expected resignation of

the duke of Newcastle

150

G. Montagu, Esq. June 1

151

G. Montagu, Esq. June 8, 1762. Fête at lady Northumber-

land's

152

The Rev. Mr. Cole, July 29, 1762. Inviting him to Straw-

berry ...

153

The Countess of Ailesbury, July 31, 1762. Capture of the

castle of Waldeck

154

The Earl of Strafford, Aug. 5, 1762. - Revolution in Russia, &c. 155

The Rev. Mr. Cole, Aug. 5, 1762. Postponement of Mr.

Cole's intended visit

156

G. Montagu, Esq. Aug. 10, 1762. Great drought-Revolu-

tion in Russia

157

The Rev. Mr. Cole, Aug. 19, 1762. Correction of errors in

the Anecdotes of Painting

158

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Sept. 9, 1762. Probability of peace

-Christening of the prince of Wales

159

G. Montagu, Esq. Sept. 24, 1762

162

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Sept. 28, 1762. Treaty of peace -

Capture of the Havannah

163

The Rev. Mr. Cole, Sept. 30, 1762. Invitation to Straw-

berry, &c. ....

165

The Right Hon. Lady Hervey, Oct. 1, 1762. Congratulation

on her son's safe return

166

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Arlington-street, Oct. 4, 1762. On

fame-Public feeling

167

G. Montagu, Esq. Strawberry-hill, Oct. 14, 1762. Change

of ministry ...

169

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Oct. 29, 1762. Talked-of opposition
-Anticipation of the history of his age ....

ib.

The Right Hon. Lady Hervey, Oct. 31, 1762

172

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, Nov. 4. The duke of

Devonshire's name erased from the council-book

173

The Rev. Mr. Cole, Strawberry-hill, Nov. 13, 1762

ib.

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, Dec. 20, 1762. On his

illness-Party at Princess Emily's .....

174

The Rev. Mr. Cole, Dec. 23, 1762. Thanks for some prints 176

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Strawberry-hill, Feb. 28, 1763. On

his own public conduct and intentions, &c.

177

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, March 29, 1763. Politics,

Wilkes, &c.

179

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To G. Montagu, Esq. April 6, 1763. Lord Waldegrave's illness 181

G. Montagu, Esq. Lord Waldegrave's death-Lord Bute's

resignation

184

G. Montagu, Esq. Strawberry-hill, April 14, 1763. Lady

Waldegrave and family-New administration

186

G. Montagu, Esq. Arlington-street, April 22, 1763. Lady

Waldegrave ...

189

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Strawberry-hill, May 1, 1763.

Severity of the weather-Committal of Mr. Wilkes to the

Tower

.... 190

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Arlington-street, May 6, 1763. The

release of Mr. Wilkes-Fire at Lady Molesworth's

192

The Rev. Mr. Cole, Strawberry-hill, May 16, 1763

194

G. Montagu, Esq. May 17, 1763. Visit of Madame de

Boufflers, &c. to Strawberry-Entertainment at Esher ... 195

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Arlington-street, May 21, 1763.

Character of the French-Fête at Miss Chudleigh's 199

The Hon. H. S. Conway. Masquerade at the Duke of Rich-

mond's

201

G. Montagu, Esq. May 30, 1763. Description of Kimbolton,

Hinchinbrook, &c. ........

202

G. Montagu, Esq. Strawberry-hill, June 16, 1763. Offering

a visit to Mr. Montagu

205

G. Montagu, Esq. July 1, 1763. Improvements at Straw.

berry

206

The Rev. Mr. Cole, July 1, 1763. Intended visit to Mr.

Cole

207

The Rev. Mr. Cole, July 12, 1763. Postponing his visit ib.

G. Montagu, Esq. Stamford, July 23, 1763, Account of his

Journey

208

G. Montagu, Esq. Hockerill, July 25. Account of bis jour-

211

The Rev. Mr. Cole, Strawberry-hill .......

Dr. Ducarel, August 8, 1763......

213

The Hon. H. S. Conway, Strawberry-hill, August 9, 1763.

On Mr. Conway's postponing his visit to Strawberry...... ib.

The Earl of Strafford, August 10, 1763. Apology for not

having written

214

G. Montagu, Esq. August 15, 1763. Strange appearance of

the river Thames, &c. C...........

215

G. Montagu, Esq. September 3, 1763. Numerous visitors

to see Strawberry

217

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