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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [Jan 1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/21
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Harrow School) to WSC, on WSC's failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination.

Dates: [Jan 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Feb 1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/51
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to Lady Randolph Churchill, on outbreak of scarlet fever at Harrow, Jack's birthday, and WSC's visit to Harrow.

Dates: [Feb 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 May [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/25
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst [Camberley, Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he thanks him for his letter; reports that he has visited the 4th Hussars at Aldershot [Surrey] with Colonel [John] Brabazon; discusses "the watch" [WSC had ill treated a gold watch] and reports that "Papa [Lord Randolph Churchill] is now soothed"; discusses their summer holiday and their next meeting; and reports that the typewriter has arrived. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 03 May [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jun 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/26
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst [Camberley, Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] including: a visit to the Empire [theatre, London]; his intention to bring "Molly" [Adela] Hacket to Harrow; a planned visit to the Derby if [Lord Randolph Churchill] gives his permission; and his progress with a typewriter. Typescript signed by WSC.

Dates: 05 Jun 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jun [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/27
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst [Camberley, Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] including: a visit to the races at Ascot [Surrey] and dinner with Lord Wolverton; his hopes to see Jack; and the comment "Everything is very damneble [sic] except Sandhurst". Typescript signed by WSC.

Dates: 24 Jun [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Feb [1885]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/99/12-14
Scope and Contents Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](London) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: the effect of bad news about the Nile Expedition on the position of the Government; a dinner at which the guests included [Lord] Curzon [later 4th Lord Howe], [William] Fellowes [later 2nd Lord De Ramsey]; an invitation from Mrs [Henry] Bischoffsheim; the possibility that [George, 8th Duke of Marlborough, earlier Lord] Blandford might marry; discussion of the money which [Edith, Lady] Aylesford has...
Dates: 06 Feb [1885]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 26 Jan [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/101/9-11
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: her decision not to go to Monte Carlo [Monaco]; the deterioration in the health of "Papa" [Leonard Jerome]; the illness of [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough]; and news that WSC has passed his Preliminary Examination in all subjects and is in a special Sandhurst class, an achievement for which she suggests he should be rewarded.

Dates: 26 Jan [1891]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 27 Nov [1890]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/101/17-19
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: political news about [Charles] Parnell and the Irish from [Lord] Hartington [later 8th Duke of Devonshire]; her irritation that [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] has asked her to take [Lady] Sarah [Churchill, later Sarah Wilson] to the theatre; and WSC's improvement at school.

Dates: 27 Nov [1890]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 07 Nov 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/42-43
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Fort Tuli [Rhodesia]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: observations on the future marriage of [Lady] Sarah [Churchill later Sarah Wilson]; advice to "Mary" [Lady Gerard] that she should forgive "Billy" [2nd Lord Gerard] commenting "what does an occasional cook or housemaid matter"; his plans for returning to England; arrangements for WSC to study during the holiday; observations on [Arthur] Balfour becoming Leader [of the House of Commons] and his...
Dates: 07 Nov 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/30/93
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Andermatt [Switzerland) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his journey and climbing Pilatus. He also reports that "Winney" [WSC] "went nearly mad" at the news that he had passed the Sandhurst examination and is writing to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill].

Dates: [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 14 Aug [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/8-9
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Hotel Continental, Milan [Italy]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses his disappointment at [Lord Randolph Churchill's] displeasure with him over his results in the [entrance] examination [for Sandhurst] after his hard work. He discusses his marks in individual subjects and says that he has a chance to alter his father's opinion of him.

Dates: 14 Aug [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 Aug 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/10
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Hotel Couronne & Poste [?Brigue, Switzerland]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is looking forward to going to Sandhurst and that his French is impressive, objects to her comment that he has written "a scrap" [short letter] to "Grandmamma" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough], expresses his determination to work hard at Sandhurst and asks her to suggest to [Lord Randolph Churchill] that he should be given an allowance.

Dates: 23 Aug 1893
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 30 Aug [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/11
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to persuade "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] to give him an allowance and saying that he has been waiting for a letter from his father, who he hopes will be pleased that he [WSC] has got into the infantry at Sandhurst.

Dates: 30 Aug [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Sep [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/12
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC ([Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he explains that "Grandmamma" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] had not given him any money and that he had been forced to borrow some. He expresses his relief that "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] is pleased that he [WSC] has got into the infantry.

Dates: 04 Sep [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Sep [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/13-15
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Letter from WSC ([Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey] on the notepaper of 15 Grosvenor Square) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that her letter had made him unhappy and explains that he makes a considerable effort over his letters to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill]. He also discusses his father's refusal to grant him permission to play polo, describes an accident suffered by his riding companion and comments on his own physical feebleness.

Dates: 17 Sep [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 20 Sep [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/16-17
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC ([Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey] on the notepaper of 50 Grosvenor Square) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has written to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and says that her letter made him unhappy. He informs her that he will have his photograph taken and comments "you don't know how magnificent I look - perfectly immense I assure you", complains about a boil on his face and discusses arrangements for paying his bills on...
Dates: 20 Sep [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 May [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/20/18-19
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst [Camberley, Surrey]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he does not think that "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] would object to him staying with Colonel [John] Brabazon as his father does not want him to come to London. He also says that he was impressed by the [4th Hussars], complains about going into the infantry and asks her to let him know whether "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] is still angry about his [gold]...
Dates: 01 May [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Sep [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/20/34-36
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Royal Military College [Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey] on the notepaper of 50 Grosvenor Square) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is working hard for the riding prize and that he intends to discuss his wish to enter the cavalry with "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and describes a meeting with the Duke of Cambridge. He also says that "Grandmamma" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] "cares for nothing else in the world but news of & from him [Lord...
Dates: 04 Sep [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 09 Dec [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/20/51-52
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is looking forward to his father's return, describes the honour of competing for the riding prize at Sandhurst in which he was awarded second place, reports that he is working hard for the examinations and hopes that his father will be pleased with him.

Dates: 09 Dec [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Dec [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/20/55-56
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (The Deepdene, Dorking [Surrey]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he details his and Jack's [John S Churchill] plans, comments on the kindness of Duchess Lily [Lilian, Duchess of Marlborough, later Lady William Beresford], describes shooting and the examinations at Sandhurst and his determination not to go to Germany.

Dates: 17 Dec [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Jan 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/60
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, 2 Connaught Place, London to WSC, on the need for WSC to return to Harrow a week early to prepare for the Sandhurst entrance examination, with Lord Randolph's reminiscences about his final examinations at Oxford. Also commenting on the death of the Duke of Clarence "one Of the saddest events I have ever known".

Dates: 15 Jan 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Aug 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/66-68
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Kissingen, to WSC, on WSC's disappointing performance in the Sandhurst entrance examination, particularly on WSC's failure to pass well enough to join an infantry regiment, and the extra expense of a commission in the cavalry. Stating that he would not allow him to remain in the Cavalry, and that as soon as possible he would arrange his transfer to an infantry regiment. "I am certain that if you cannot prevent yourself from leading the idle useless...
Dates: 09 Aug 1893
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Feb 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/71-73
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Le Nid, Monte Carlo, Monaco, to WSC, urging him to work hard at Sandhurst - to "keep the standard up & keep raising"...Pull yourself together & keep yourself well abreast & even ahead of those you are competing with..Keep down the smoking, keep down the drink & go to bed as early as you can" With postscript suggesting that he should substitute "father" for "papa" in future letters.

Dates: 10 Feb 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Apr 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/76-77
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, 50 Grosvenor Square, London, to WSC, complaining about WSC's frequent visits to London from Sandhurst, forbidding him to come to London more than once a month, and encouraging him to study at weekends.

Dates: 13 Apr 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/79
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, 50 Grosvenor Square, to WSC, on WSC's visit to Colonel John Brabazon, 4th Hussars, at Aldershot, and his work at Sandhurst, telling him "not to trouble any more about the watch", [which WSC had damaged] as the rough work of Sandhurst was not suitable for a watch made by Dent. Also advising him not to "attend to moneylenders," put their letters into the waste paper basket".

Dates: 01 May 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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