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

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/31-33
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Letter from [H C Breaul], Acting Commissioner of Police, Pretoria, to Justice of the Peace Schweizer-Reneke, description of WSC with photograph [in Afrikaans, with translation].

Dates: 20 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/34-35
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Letter from [H C Breaul], Acting Commissioner of Police Pretoria, South Africa, to ?, on WSC's escape to Durban via Lorenco Marques [in Afrikaans, with translation].

Dates: 28 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/36-37
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Letter from [H C Breaul], Acting Commissioner of Police, Pretoria, to Justice of the Peace Schweizer-Reneke, description of WSC [typescript copy, in Afrikaans, with translation].

Dates: 20 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jan 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/1-2
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Letter from Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), Sandringham, Norfolk, to WSC, thanks for, letter on South Africa, commenting on his escape from captivity, and the progress of the campaign. Also thanks for copy of "The River War".

Dates: 19 Jan 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jun 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/14
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Letter from WSC, Pretoria, to Major-General Robert Baden-Powell, on article by WSC in the Morning Post.Letter from Major-General Robert Baden Powell [Pretoria]to WSC, on WSC's article.

Dates: 20 Jun 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Aug 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/18-19
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Certificate of WSC's Service as a Lieutenant in the South African Light Horse, 2 January - 23 March 1900, signed by Lt-Colonel Julian Byng, later Lord Byng.

Dates: 06 Aug 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [c 1912]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/18-32
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Account by WSC of his escape from the Boers [typescript with ms amendments by WSC, on Admiralty notepaper, probably drafted in connection with a libel action against William Blackwood & Sons, heard on 20 May 1912].

Dates: [c 1912]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Apr 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/33
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Leaflet advertising WSC's lecture, The [Boer] War as I Saw It, in the Assembly Rooms, Jarratt Street, Hull, on 24 April, containing biographical notes on WSC; a synopsis of the lecture; and extracts from reports in the national press on the lecture.

Dates: Apr 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Oct [1899]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/40
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Letter from WSC (RMS Dunotta Castle "en route") to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] speculating on the progress of the [Boer War] and on the publication of ["The River War"] and asking her to send copies to Pamela [Plowden, later Lady Lytton] and to [Charles, 9th Duke of] Marlborough. Manuscript in the hand of WSC.

Dates: 25 Oct [1899]
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), 03 Nov [1899]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/43
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Letter from WSC ("In the train near East London", South Africa]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he is travelling to Natal with Captain [Alexander] Campbell and [John] Atkins from the Manchester Guardian. He observes that the Boer forces have been underestimated and that there will be "a fierce and bloody struggle" and expresses his hope that he is ahead of other newspaper correspondents.

Dates: 03 Nov [1899]
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 [1899]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/44-45
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Letter from WSC (Pretoria [South Africa]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he has been captured by the Boers and that he hopes that he will not be detained as he is a Press Correspondent. He asks her to try and secure his release, commenting "After all this is a new experience - as was the heavy shell fire". Envelope present.

Dates: 18 Nov [1899]
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), 06 Jan [1900]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/46
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Camp before Colenso, Natal [South Africa]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that Sir Redvers Buller has given him a position as Lieutenant in the South African Light Horse and allowed him to retain his position as Press Correspondent and that he has obtained a position for "Jack" [John S Churchill] as Lieutenant. He expresses approval for her work on the [hospital ship] Maine, for the reviews of his book ["The River War"] and for the second number of ["The...
Dates: 06 Jan [1900]
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), 13 Feb 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/47
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Letter from WSC (Chieveley Camp, Natal [South Africa]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses "Jack's" [John S Churchill] conduct in the fighting and asks her not to allow him to leave [the hospital ship] Maine before fully recovered and to send him reviews of his book ["The River War"]. He informs her that he has been invited to become President of the Midland Conservative Club and says that he would like to receive more brandy.

Dates: 13 Feb 1900
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), [26] [Feb] [1900]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/50-51
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Letter from WSC ([near Chieveley] South Africa) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to look into the list of people who should receive copies of ["Savrola"]; reports that they have captured "a great part of the Boer position" and that the continuation of fighting prevents her coming [with the hospital ship Maine] to the area; and asks her to send him copies of several newspapers. Envelope present.

Dates: [26] [Feb] [1900]
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 May 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/54-58
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bloemfontein [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the objections of Lord Roberts [formerly Sir Frederick Roberts] to WSC joining his army as correspondent because of WSC's criticism of Lord Kitchener [formerly Sir Herbert Kitchener] in "The River War"; his curiosity about public opinion of him; the possibility of giving a lecture tour; financial affairs; his intention to remain until the end of the Boer War; injuries to his friends; the...
Dates: 01 May 1900
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), 09 Jun 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/59-60
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Letter from WSC (Pretoria [South Africa]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has been unable to write due to "almost ceaseless operations against the enemy" but that he intends to return home. He discusses the military action against the Boers; a future lecture tour in the United States and his hopes that ["London to Ladysmith via Pretoria"] has been well-received. Signed typescript with manuscript corrections.

Dates: 09 Jun 1900
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), 21 Dec 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/77-79
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Hotel Touraine, Boston [United States]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] about his lecture tour including: difficulties posed by lack of interest and pro-Boer feeling; details of his financial gain from each lecture; the success of the New York meeting which was presided over by Mark Twain; the hospitality of [William] Bourke Cockran; a meeting with the President [William McKinley]; his ill-health at the Washington meeting; his dislike of the "vulgar and offensive"...
Dates: 21 Dec 1900
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), 09 Jan 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/83-86
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Ottawa [Canada] on the notepaper of 105 Mount Street) to Mrs Cornwallis-West [formerly Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to choose souvenirs which he intends to give to those who helped him escape from the Boers; anticipating trouble for the government; expressing his dislike of the lecture tour and sorrow at the death of "Bill" [Lord William] Beresford; disagreement with Sir John Brodrick's dismissal of Major General [Henry] Colville and his appreciation for letters from...
Dates: 09 Jan 1901
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), 03 Apr 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/32/1
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Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Ladysmith [South Africa]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including a description of the unpleasantness and monotony of camp life; the news that WSC has gone to join [1st] Lord Roberts; a request that she should pay a bill on his behalf; the news that she received a great reception in Cape Town; conditions [on the hospital ship] Maine and the reaction to WSC's telegrams about the treatment of the Boers.

Dates: 03 Apr 1900
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), 02 Jul 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/32/6
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Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Standerton [South Africa]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that despite skirmishes with the Boers and the Free Staters the regiment is "very bored and tired", reports that Olive Guthrie saw some fighting at Blomfontein, and comments on WSC's escape.

Dates: 02 Jul 1900
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), 10 Jul 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/32/7
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Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Standerton [South Africa]) to WSC in which he says that he has decided to remain in South Africa until the [Boer War] is over; discusses dissatisfaction with the lack of coverage of the actions of the Natal Field Force and lack of credit given to [Redvers] Buller; describes the action against the Boers in which the SALH [South African Light Horse] have participated and comments on the popularity of WSC's book.

Dates: 10 Jul 1900
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), [1900]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/32/16-17
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Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Helvetia, Second Cavalry Brigade [South Africa]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: [1st] Lord Roberts' kindness towards him; a meeting with a man who helped WSC escape; the fighting which he had witnessed; the terrible sight of the wounded and the dead and his hopes that the war is almost at an end. Four typed copies of the letter at end of file.

Dates: [1900]
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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