Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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 WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he explains the order he placed for her cigarettes and objects to her opinion of steeplechasing as "idiotic" and "fatal", gives details of his anticipated expenses and says that he is looking forward to seeing her in Paris [France].
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, the payment of his allowance and her irritation with him. He informs her that he is attending the levee of [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] and describes the celebrations for Queen Victoria's birthday which will be attended by "Molly" [Adela] Hacket and his progress at polo.
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing: the spread of plague; polo; the progress of his book ["The River War"]; politics; Joseph Chambelain's loss of popularity and his own political ambitions; financial affairs and a suggestion that they should leave London to save money.
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses his financial worries and a future polo tournament at Meerut and recommends that Jack reads a letter he wrote to "Reggie" [Sir Reginald Barnes]. Signed manuscript. Envelope present.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Invermark, Brechin, to WSC, on his voyage to India, on her fishing trip to Scotland and family finances. Reporting conversation with the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), advising him not to race in India as the races "are not square & the best of reputations get spoiled over it.
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