Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22/28-29
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore, [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for not forcing him to sell his racing pony; expresses his concern about Hugo [Baring] who is ill with fever; says that he hopes that the rain may alleviate the serious famine in India and that the high price of grain is leading to riots; asks her to come to visit him and to send him a copy of Macaulay's History of England and says that he is about to finish reading Gibbon and is glad that she...
Dates: 24 Nov 
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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. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described. Several items relate to WSC's time in Bangalore, India as a subaltern in the 4th Hussars.