Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
(Untitled), 31 Mar 
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/29-30
Scope and Contents
Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his injury while playing polo; a list of the books he has read while in India; his method of constructing "a scaffolding of logical and consistent views" through studying the Annual Register; observations on education; and arrangements for caring for "Firefly" [a horse] which he is sending to England.
Dates: 31 Mar 
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Found in: Churchill Archives Centre / GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR, The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill / Chartwell Papers / Acquired Papers / Acquired Papers: Letters from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill and also John S Churchill and Reginald Barnes. The file contains letters written by WSC about his time in Bangalore with the 4th Hussars; his posting to the Malakand Field Force with Sir Bindon Blood and about his first literary endeavours ("Savrola", "The Scaffolding of Rhetoric" and "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"). The file also contains two letters from Sir Bindon Blood. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.