Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sm - Sz., 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a meeting with [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] and Henry Fowler and his success at fishing. He says that he hopes to see her in London the following week, speculates on the success of various racehorses, and comments on a "capital letter" sent to him by WSC.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Banstead Manor, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that [WSC and John S Churchill] have been good and that WSC rides well. He also relates his anger about arrangements for racing [his racehorse] Inverness and that WSC has made friends with the servants and is "full of local gossip".
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Cliveden, Maidenhead [Buckinghamshire]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting his safe arrival at Cliveden; describing an evening spent at Moulton [Paddocks, Newmarket, Suffolk] where "Lady G" was amusing about her lovers and his success at the races at Windsor [Berkshire]; and commenting that [WSC and John S Churchill] are well and "permit us to lead a fairly tranquil existence".
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, East Cavalry Barracks, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is no longer suffering from stiffness, reports that [Lilian, Duchess of Marlborough, later Lady William Beresford] has given him "carte blanche" to get a charger, that he has seen [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough whom he describes as "not particularly malevolent" and that he has declined an invitation to speak to the electors of Barnesbury.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Banstead, to WSC, apologies for not visiting him at Harrow, and advising him not to sell his bicycle and buy a bulldog puppy "a dog is sometimes a nuisance".
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