Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C - D., 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951
Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence La - Lo., 19 Dec 1950 - 04 Feb 1960
Letter from WSC (Meerut [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he did not write articles in the Pioneer, but criticises the Indian bureaucracy for "jobbery" and the mismanagement of the Tirah campaign. He discusses ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"], says that he has been disappointed on re-reading the manuscript and reports that his team was defeated in the polo tournament.
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 the publication of ["The Malakand Field Force"] by Longmans; comments on the stupidity of the songs in a play [performed at Blenheim Palace]; comments on a reconnaissance mission he is to accompany and a polo tournament; and expresses regret that the son of Madame de Jancourt is unlikely to visit him in India. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/133-140 and CHAR 28/152B/141-143.
Letter from WSC (Meerut [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing: the publication of a magazine; his disapproval of the title of the "Anglo Saxon"; the format in which he would like "The River War" to be bound; the polo tournament and possible venues at which he hopes to speak. Envelope present.