Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Personal: Financial: income tax, surtax, property, salary: statements, accounts, memoranda, and forecasts prepared by Wood, Willey and Company [WSC's accountants]., 19 Oct 1951 - 16 Apr 1955
Statements of WSC's racing account for Spring 1957 to Spring 1959, including stud costs and winnings.Also includes notes annotated by Christopher Soames.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Royal Station Hotel, York) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he tells her that he is down o300 through losses at the races; discusses the possibility that Sir [?] Jatton may buy his racehorse the Abbesse for o3,000 and enclosing a bill [not present] for WSC.
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing financial affairs and his search for a charger; saying that he had made friends and that Dudley Marjoribanks [later 3rd Lord Tweedmouth] has been sent to Canada because of an "inconvenient desire" for an actress.
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] concerning financial affairs in which he details the amounts he has spent and asks her to send him money to buy a charger. He also reports that his leg is improving, that he has ridden in a point to point, comments that he is glad that he has made friends and discusses horse racing and the possibility that a colt may run under his name.
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses financial affairs and asks her to send him money, describes the wedding of Duchess Lily [Lady William Beresford, earlier Lilian, Duchess of Marlborough] to [Lord William Beresford] and a visit to Newmarket [Suffolk] where he saw the "Allotment colt".
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for sending him a cheque and discussing financial affairs, reporting that he has met Prince Alfred of Cobury and the Duke of Connaught and on progress in buying a charger.
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore], India) to "Uncle Bill" [Lord William Beresford] discussing financial affairs and a horse called "Lily of the Valley", his desire to return to the frontier, the difficulties of [George] Brasier-Creagh, his own good luck at not being shot, discussion of the merits of rifles compared to revolvers and the determination of the Simla authorities that he should not be attached to a regiment.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for her letter, describing his success at the races where he has "cleared a monkey [o500]", relating the friendliness of [Albert Edward] Prince of Wales returning a letter [not present] from WSC.
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