Paleographical Challenge #72

May 7, 2020

By Kathryn James

Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge.  Suggested transcription for yesterday’s guest manuscript shown below:

March 21. L d North’s letter. Late K. yielded & was glorious.
3 L d H.4 to M r C.s K. spoke of Ch. F.°
Chanc[ellor] saying K. would not part with army impeachable.
Forth to France to treat. L d Mansfield.
that Dss insisted on going to Court

Lady Ossory to Horace Walpole, with Walpole’s notes.  England, March 21, 1782. Catalogued in Horace Walpole’s Correspondence with the Countess of Upper Ossory, vol. 33 in the Yale Edition of Horace Walpole’s Correspondence. Held in the collections of The Lewis Walpole Library.