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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 450 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 15 Feb [1886]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/100/12-14
Scope and Contents Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill (2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: pleasure that he is enjoying his travels; a dinner with [4th Lord] Dunraven; comments by [Lord] Hartington [later 8th Duke of Devonshire] about [Lord Randolph]; [Robert, 3rd Lord] Salisbury's interview with [4th Lord] Dunraven concerning the latter's resignation [as Under Secretary of State for the Colonies]; speculation on the possible appointment of [George] Goschen; WSC's visit to a...
Dates: 15 Feb [1886]
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 Jan [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/101/9-11
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: her decision not to go to Monte Carlo [Monaco]; the deterioration in the health of "Papa" [Leonard Jerome]; the illness of [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough]; and news that WSC has passed his Preliminary Examination in all subjects and is in a special Sandhurst class, an achievement for which she suggests he should be rewarded.

Dates: 26 Jan [1891]
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), 27 Nov [1890]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/101/17-19
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Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: political news about [Charles] Parnell and the Irish from [Lord] Hartington [later 8th Duke of Devonshire]; her irritation that [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] has asked her to take [Lady] Sarah [Churchill, later Sarah Wilson] to the theatre; and WSC's improvement at school.

Dates: 27 Nov [1890]
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 Jan [1876]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/102/1-2
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she describes an evening with the de Mondys, reports that the baby [WSC] is better but sad that he is away and asks him to send her regards to [Lord] Blandford [later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough].

Dates: 03 Jan [1876]
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 Apr [1876]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/102/5-6
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses household accounts and the servants; asks about the Hague [The Netherlands] and [Lord] Blandford [later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough] and reports that WSC is missing him.

Dates: 18 Apr [1876]
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), [1876]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/102/9-10
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Blenheim Palace) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses the sale of their house; comments on his family's disapproval of their plan to go abroad; reports that the baby [WSC] looks pale and that she feels "melancholy".

Dates: [1876]
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), [1876]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/102/19-20
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Paris [France]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she gives instructions for [Elizabeth] Everest and the care of the baby [WSC]; expresses approval for his letter to [John, 7th] Duke [of Marlborough concerning Lord Blandford, later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough]; comments on the behaviour of [W H] Trafford; discusses financial affairs and the attachment between Clara [Jerome, later Clara Frewen] and Prince de Claremont.

Dates: [1876]
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), 30 Nov 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/109/5
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (Branksome Dene, Bournemouth [Hampshire]) to [Lord] Randolph [Churchill] discussing arrangements for his return home and her poor health; asking whether he and Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] would like "Lily" [Lilian, Duchess of Marlborough, later Lady William Beresford] to care for [WSC and John S Churchill] and expressing a desire to see him.

Dates: 30 Nov 1894
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), 24 Sep 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/109/9
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Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (Grand Hotel, Scarborough [Yorkshire]) to [Lord] Randolph [Churchill] in which she says that she is unsure where to send letters to him; says that she thinks that "Jack" [John S Churchill] has enjoyed spending time with her; recommends that he should advise WSC about "diligence & hard work...economy & self denial" and expresses anxiety about his health.

Dates: 24 Sep 1894
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), 11 Sep 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/109/10-11
Scope and Contents Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (Deepdene, Dorking [Surrey]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: plans for "Jack" [John S Churchill] before he returns to Harrow school; her enjoyment of her stay with [Lilian, Duchess of Marlborough, later Lady William Beresford] and decision to spend Christmas there with WSC and "Jack"; political gossip about two cheques which were sent by [William] Gladstone to the Irish National Times; the death of the Comte de Paris and advice about his...
Dates: 11 Sep 1894
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), 15 Sep 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/109/12-13
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: her health and plans to take "Jack" [John S Churchill] to the sea; news of WSC and her attempts to discipline him "especially ab[ou]t money"; her anxiety about him and appreciation for his letters; news about Erick Curzon and horse racing.

Dates: 15 Sep 1894
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), 04 Oct [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/111/1
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] (Iwerne Minster House, Blandford [Dorset]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which she says that she has received a letter from Colonel [John] Brabazon enclosing a letter from Sir Bindon Blood which praised WSC, commenting that "he was doing the work of 2 ordinary subalterns", and said that it was likely that WSC would be awarded the Victoria Cross or the DSO [Companion of the Distinguished Service Order]. See also CHAR 28/111/2-3. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 04 Oct [1897]
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 Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/116/42
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Letter from "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury earlier Lord Cranborne](House of Lords) to "Mamma" [Alice, Lady Salisbury] enclosing an account by Sir Henry Drummond Wolff of Lord Randolph Churchill's resignation [see CHAR 28/116/1-14]. He informs her that WSC was given the account by a solicitor, asks her whether she would be able to amplify the details and comments on WSC's "very strong feelings" about his father's resignation. Signed typescript. See also CHAR 28/116/40-41.

Dates: 01 Jul 1947
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 Jul 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/117/179
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Copy of a letter from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] about the death of [Lady Randolph Churchill] which he describes as "mercifully swift". He thanks Northcliffe for his letter of condolence and for the "dignified and honouring" articles about his mother in the Times.

Dates: 01 Jul 1921
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 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/144B/247-248
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from W Bernau of Lloyds Bank to Randolph Churchill informing him he has opened a bank account for him on WSC's instructions. He informs him that WSC will pay 10 pounds a quarter into the account; asks him to sign a form authorising WSC to see details of the account; and gives him advice on his account, commenting "You must be very careful not to draw a cheque for a larger sum than you have at your credit, or that most dreadful of all things may happen, your cheque may be...
Dates: 13 May 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Aug 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/63
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Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC marked 'private and confidential' discussing Randolph Churchill's finances and expressing concern at his overdraft. He notes that WSC does not want any of Randolph's cheques to be returned but asks "what are we to do if he does not keep his eye on funds". Manuscript.

Dates: 12 Aug 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/69
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Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC marked "private and confidential" referring to WSC's letter about [Nellie] Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier] informing him that Colonel [Betram] Romilly has instructed the bank that [Nellie] Romilly is not to be allowed an overdraft or advance without his permission. Carbon typescript signed with initials.

Dates: 06 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/73
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Draft of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC discussing Randolph Churchill's finances and his failure to adhere to an agreement with the bank regarding his overdraft. Unsigned manuscript.

Dates: 08 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/74
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC informing him that [Randolph Churchill's] account is overdrawn beyond the limit permitted by the bank and informing him that allowance of 100 pounds will be credited to him. Carbon typescript signed with initials.

Dates: 16 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/75
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Letter from WSC (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent]) to W Bernau [of Lloyds bank] promising to speak to Randolph Churchill, instructing Bernau to pay Randolph's allowance and commenting that Randolph's income is increasing. Signed typescript.

Dates: 18 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Nov 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/76
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent] to W Bernau [of Lloyds bank] on Randolph Churchill's finances including measures to reduce his overdraft and his life assurance policy. Signed typescript.

Dates: 29 Nov 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/1
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Letter from WSC (The Headmaster's, Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he asks whether Jack has settled down; informs him that he has a "dear little room" which he has decorated; discusses the possibility of visiting Jack and sending him stamps; and informs him that he has swapped 2 coins. Signed manuscript.

Dates: [1891]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/2
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Letter from WSC (The Headmaster's, Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he thanks him for some books and "P.O.O.'s" [Post Office Orders?]; says that he has purchased curtains for the den and instructs Jack to make 2 bunks for them to sleep in; and informs him that he has begun to study Chemistry. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/3-4.

Dates: [1891]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/3-4
Scope and Contents

Transcript of a letter from WSC (The Headmaster's, Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he thanks him for some books and "P.O.O.'s" [Post Office Orders?]; says that he has purchased curtains for the den and instructs Jack to make 2 bunks for them to sleep in; and informs him that he has begun to study Chemistry. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/2.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1892]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/5-8
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to "Jack" [John S Churchill] with an account of his exeat including: his arrival at home; a visit to [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough]; a visit to the naval exhibition with [James] Milbanke; a detailed illustrated account of a visit to Crystal Place [London] with Count [Charles] Kinsky including a display of wild beasts, a fire brigade drill, a "tolerable" dinner with champagne, a row between Count Kinsky and a "blackguard" described as "Row with Kaffir", fireworks, and his...
Dates: [1892]
Conditions Governing Access: Open