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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

(Untitled), 21 Oct [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22/15
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the legal action to be taken over a fraud [perpetrated on them by James Cruickshank], comments on [Henry Dupre] Labouchere and [James] Welldon's opinions [about a scandal in the 4th Hussars in which WSC was implicated], describes his daily routine at Bangalore and says that he is looking forward to a shooting expedition with Hugo [Baring].

Dates: 21 Oct [1896]
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), 12 Nov [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22/24-25
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Trimulgherry, Deccan [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that his team won the polo tournament, comments on the amount of local interest in polo, and says that he would like her to take legal action on his behalf over an article by [Henry Dupre] Labouchere in Truth about WSC's activities regarding horse racing and explain his actions to [James] Welldon. He also describes a dinner with the Plowdens and a sightseeing visit with Pamela [Plowden,...
Dates: 12 Nov [1896]
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), 18 Nov [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22/26-27
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th (Queens' Own) Hussars, Bangalore, Madras [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he advises her to prosecute [James] Cruickshank [for a fraud perpetrated on them]; asks her to take action against [Henry Dupre Labouchere] over an article in Truth [about a scandal in the 4th Hussars]; says that he does not intend to learn Hindustani; advises her to leave "Jack" [John S Churchill] at Harrow; says that his time in India might be valuable if he could meet the...
Dates: 18 Nov [1896]
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 Nov 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/52
Scope and Contents

Letter from William Blackwood & Sons, Publishers, George Street, Edinburgh, to Lewis & Lewis, Solicitors, London, on allegations that WSC had broken his parole as a Prisoner of the Boers in South Africa, by WSC in "Twice Captured" by Lord Rosslyn, stating that the statement would be deleted in future editions.

Dates: 01 Nov 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Mar [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/15/1
Scope and Contents

Letter from Colonel John Brabazon, Marlborough Club, Pall Mall, London, to WSC, on the success of WSC's libel action against A C Bruce Pryce.

Dates: 23 Mar [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/17/1-2
Scope and Contents

Statement of WSC's claim for £20,000 damages for libel against A C Bruce Pryce, [Printed, 2 copies].

Dates: 21 Feb 1896
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Mar 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/17/3
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir George Lewis [WSC's solicitor] to WSC, On libel action against A C Bruce Pryce, sending Pryce's retraction and apology, and a cheque for £400.

Dates: 19 Mar 1896
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/17/4
Scope and Contents

Retraction and apology by A C Bruce Pryce, withdrawing "all and every imputation" against WSC's character [Pryce had accused WSC of "acts of gross immorality of the Oscar Wilde type".

Dates: 12 Mar 1896
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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