Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Fort Salisbury [Rhodesia]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he explains that he is waiting for [Cecil] Rhodes as he would like to discuss South African issues with him, speculates on British political affairs, and enquires about WSC's French lessons.
Letter from James Welldon ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he discusses arrangements concerning WSC and an appointment with [Bernard] Minssen. He observes that WSC must work while he is staying with [Bernard] Minssen to improve his French, and urges that he should only be allowed to see limited numbers of English-speaking people and says that he is determined that WSC should be accepted by Sandhurst.
Letter from James Welldon (Harrow School [Middlesex]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he suggests that WSC should spend part of his holiday in France.
Letter from James Welldon (Harrow School [Middlesex]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] suggesting that WSC should be sent to spend part of his holiday with Madame Elmering in Rouen, France and recommending that he should be urged to work hard to increase his chances of being accepted into Sandhurst.
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to WSC, on publication of letter from WSC in "The Harrovian".
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".
Letter from WSC [letter signed "De Profundis"] to "The Harrovian" on the inadequacy of certain classrooms at Harrow School, recommending that new classrooms be built [copy].
Letter from John Milbanke, Depot, Royal Sussex Regiment, to WSC, on WSC's life at Harrow School, and success in the Army Preliminary Examination, and Milbanke's life in the Royal Sussex Regiment.
Letter from Charlotte Thomson to WSC, on Brunswick Road School, Brighton.
Letter from Louis Moriarty, Army Class Master, Harrow School, to WSC, on WSC's "very creditable" failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. Stating that if he worked "earnestly and sensibly" he would pass in November.
Letter from Rev. James Welldon, Headmaster, Harrow School, to WSC, on his failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. Urging him to work "not by fits and starts but with regular persistent industry". Commenting that the grammatical foundation of his language was so uncertain that he lost marks which other boys gained "You therefore have ground to make up as well as new ground to cover".
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