Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 370 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] thanking him for the gifts from Canada.
Report by the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force [in Western Europe, United States Army], General Dwight Eisenhower, to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expeditionary Force, 8 June 1944 to 8 May 1945, dated 13 July 1945. In a presentation binding with an annotated dedication to WSC from Eisenhower and a note [by WSC's secretary] indicating that the gift was acknowledged on 23 January 1950.
Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" thanking him for a bound copy of his D Day prayer; and stating that he will be wearing the three bow-ties at Argonaut [codename for the Malta and Yalta Conferences]. Photocopy.
Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for a box and describing a wasted journey to open a bazaar at Oldham [Lancashire] and a dinner with John Morley about whom he comments "like so many of these Liberals [he] commands my affection at once". He also remarks on how little he has seen her.
Note relating to the donation of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough's edition of Herodotus to WSC. Typed.
Note with instructions to Denis Kelly about WSC's archives including a note by Denis Kelly relating to Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough's edition of Herodotus [CHAR 28/151B-C].
Letter from H de Malet de Campigny (Autingues par Ardres, Pas de Calais [France]) to [WSC] sending him an engraving of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough [CHAR 28/148/10] discovered in his family's papers. Signed manuscript (also signed by other members of the de Campigny family).
Note from Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford, Secretary to WSC] concerning a gift of Marlborough manuscripts from [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Maxwell Aitken] to WSC. Typescript signed with initials.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (12 Clarges Street [London]) to Reverend W Sharman declining an invitation to address the Three Towns Radical Association as he thinks it unlikely that he would be favourably received. Signed manuscript. Includes a filing slip noting that the letter was sent by Edward Hoopes as an 80th birthday present [to WSC].
Letter from K N Corp (90 Dupont Road, Raynes Park [London]) to WSC enclosing a gift of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill [CHAR 28/115/13]. Manuscript. See also CHAR 28/115/11.
Letter from J Moore Bayley (Hill Top, Barnt Green, Near Birmingham) to WSC enclosing letters from Lord Randolph Churchill and WSC to his father, J Moore Bayley [see CHAR 28/115/19-41] as a gift. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 28/115/18.
Copy of a letter from WSC to J Moore Bayley thanking him for the gift of letters from Lord Randolph Churchill and WSC to his father, J Moore Bayley [see CHAR 28/115/19-41] whom he describes as "a great friend of mine". Unsigned typescript. See CHAR 28/115/17.
Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for "the little Napoleon" and commenting that he enjoyed showing Northcliffe the ships, docks and men.
Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he thanks him for the present of a stick to be used against the suffragettes, comments on a reference to L G [David Lloyd George] at the Journalists' Banquet and on the favourable treatment WSC has been given by Northcliffe's newspapers.
Letter from WSC to King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia stating that he is sorry that he was not in the country when his two sons visited Great Britain and thanking him for the gift of a sword which was presented to CSC and sending him two framed photographs. Signed.
Telegram from Evatt [Australian Minister of External Affairs and Attorney General] marked "most secret" to WSC thanking him for his "thoughtful wire", commenting on plan to provide Spitfires for Australia, and stating that a black swan has been allocated to WSC and will arrive after plumage attaches itself in August.
Telegram from WSC to General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army] thanking him for the globe which was presented to him yesterday by Major-General Russell Hartle.
Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt thanking him for the inscribed book of their addresses.
Letter from WSC (The White House, Washington D C, United States) to Anon G Carter (Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas, United States) thanking him for the gift of a Texan hat Initialled.
Letter from WSC to the Turkish Ambassador Huseyin Rauf Orbay thanking him for the gift of some boxes of cigarettes Signed.
Letter from WSC (Cairo, Egypt) to Adelard Godbout thanking him for the gift of a box of chocolates Signed.
Letter from WSC to Robert Graves thanking him for a copy of his new book "Wife of Mr Milton" Signed.
Letter from WSC to Edward, [10th] Duke of Devonshire [earlier Lord Hartington, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Colonies informing him of his pleasure at becoming the possessor of the lion (a gift from the Duke) and joking that he had no need for it yet at Downing Street or Chequers and that if all else fails the Duke could personally receive the lion at Chatsworth House [Derbyshire]. Annotated copy.
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