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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 300 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [Jul] [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/57
Scope and Contents

Note from WSC (on the notepaper of the 4th Hussars, India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] listing arguments in favour of him joining the Nile expeditionary force in Egypt and protesting that he would have been recalled from leave if he had committed an offence [by going to Egypt without having his leave approved].

Dates: [Jul] [1898]
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), [Jul] [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/58-59
Scope and Contents

Instructions [from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill] regarding financial, literary and political affairs and the possibility that his orders may be revoked by the War Office.

Dates: [Jul] [1898]
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), 05 Aug [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/60-61
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC ("On the Nile near Luxor" [Egypt]) to Ernest Becket[t] asking him to stand surety for his liabilities incurred by a loan, describing his journey on the Nile and speculating on the likelihood of fighting. Envelope present.

Dates: 05 Aug [1898]
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 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/3
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Government House, Madras [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing: [Charles, 9th Duke of] Marlborough's appointment [as Paymaster General]; a delay to his work [on "The River War"] caused by the refusal of the Sirdar [Sir Herbert Kitchener] to allow Captain Watson to supply information to WSC; plans to resign his army commission and return to England and discussion of possible titles for a magazine [published as the Anglo-Saxon Review].

Dates: 26 Jan 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 May 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/21
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the content of her magazine ["The Anglo-Saxon Review"]; a dinner with [1st] Lord Rothschild and [Emma] Lady Rothschild where he met [Arthur] Balfour, [Herbert] Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] and Lord Acton; and the progress of his book "The River War" and Miss [Pamela] Plowden [later Lady Lytton]'s approval of the first two chapters. In a postscript he asks "Do you see I...
Dates: 03 May 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 Sep 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/34
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC ([Blenheim Palace] on the notepaper of 35A Great Cumberland Place) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a telegram from [Sir Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] asking whether he would go as correspondent to South Africa and that Oliver [Borthwick] has accepted WSC's terms to be correspondent to the Morning Post.

Dates: 18 Sep 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 Oct 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/37
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to [3rd] Lord Chesham asking him to forward his application for a commission in the Royal Buckinghamshire H[ussa]rs, enclosing certificates [not present] and requesting that War Office reports about him should be considered in the absence of a certificate of moral character.

Dates: 06 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), 07 Oct 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/38
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to [3rd] Lord Chesham asking him to sanction his application [see CHAR 28/26/37] to join [the Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars] and to hasten his appointment if possible.

Dates: 07 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), 30 Oct [1899]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/41
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Letter from WSC (Cape Town, South Africa) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he outlines the words which he will use in telegrams to convey the progress [of the Boer War] and requests that his application to be a Yeomanry Officer should be forwarded and his letter to Lord Chesham [see CHAR 28/26/37-38] destroyed.

Dates: 30 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), 31 Oct [1899]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/42
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC (Cape Town [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] requesting that his application to be a Yeomanry Officer should be forwarded to Captain Kikpatrick.

Dates: 31 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), 06 Jan [1900]

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), 01 May 1900

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), 16 Jan 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/87
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Letter from WSC (Chicago [United States] on the notepaper of 105 Mount Street) to George [Cornwallis-West] expressing pleasure at the news that George is to leave the army and describing the disadvantages of a career in the army. He comments on the lack of success of his lecture tour from which he has made o1,600 and on the fact that "Jack" [John S Churchill] is to continue living at 35A [Great Cumberland Place, London].

Dates: 16 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), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/133-136
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Transcript of a letter from WSC (Raichur [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he says that he has read about the "Blenheim theatricals" which he would have liked to see; discusses his stay at Calcutta and his prospects for a position in Egypt; discusses Jack's future career, commenting that Jack ought to have expressed "decided opinions", and the likelihood that Jack will earn more money than WSC as a "newspaper hack". Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/132.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Jan 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/137
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses the publication of ["The Malakand Field Force"] by Longmans; comments on the stupidity of the songs in a play [performed at Blenheim Palace]; comments on a reconnaissance mission he is to accompany and a polo tournament; and expresses regret that the son of Madame de Jancourt is unlikely to visit him in India. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/133-140 and CHAR 28/152B/141-143.

Dates: 27 Jan 1898
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/138-140
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses the publication of ["The Malakand Field Force"] by Longmans; comments on the stupidity of the songs in a play [performed at Blenheim Palace]; comments on a reconnaissance mission he is to accompany and a polo tournament; and expresses regret that the son of Madame de Jancourt is unlikely to visit him in India. Type. Additional copy at CHAR 28/152B/141-143 and original at CHAR...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152B/141-143
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses the publication of ["The Malakand Field Force"] by Longmans; comments on the stupidity of the songs in a play [performed at Blenheim Palace]; comments on a reconnaissance mission he is to accompany and a polo tournament; and expresses regret that the son of Madame de Jancourt is unlikely to visit him in India. Type. Additional copy at CHAR 28/152A/138-140 and original at CHAR...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Mar [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152B/147-148
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Letter from WSC (Peshawar, 4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he comments on his appointment as orderly officer to Sir William Lockhart; discusses his duties; comments on a recent "skirmish"; describes Peshawar and its climate; recommends that Jack should write down his impressions of India; comments on a virulent plague of which 400 people a day in Bombay have been dying; and describes Colonel [John] Broadbent as a "stupid old man - but amiable". Signed manuscript.

Dates: 20 Mar [1898]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 May [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152B/150
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Government House, Ootacamund [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he gives advice for Jack's military career including recommendations that he should make himself a "good troop leader", should read a book on cavalry drill and have his hair cut short; expresses a poor opinion of the yeomanry; discusses the Sudan campaign and predicts that there will be fighting at Omdurman; and comments on the losses of men. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR...
Dates: 09 May [1898]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152B/151-156
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (Government House, Ootacamund [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he gives advice for Jack's military career including recommendations that he should make himself a "good troop leader", should read a book on cavalry drill and have his hair cut short; expresses a poor opinion of the yeomanry; discusses the Sudan campaign and predicts that there will be fighting at Omdurman; and comments on the losses of men. Typed. 2 copies. Original at CHAR...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jan [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/129-131
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC ("In the train", 4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he apologises for not writing and explains that he has been very busy with his book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]; he discusses the publication of the book and says he would have liked to correct the proofs himself; comments on the content; discusses his war experiences and his intention to go to Egypt and earn more medals; and advises him to go to Oxford [University]. Signed manuscript....
Dates: 13 Jan [1898]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jan 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/132
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Raichur [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he says that he has read about the "Blenheim theatricals" which he would have liked to see; discusses his stay at Calcutta and his prospects for a position in Egypt; discusses Jack's future career, commenting that Jack ought to have expressed "decided opinions", and the likelihood that Jack will earn more money than WSC as a "newspaper hack". Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/133-134.

Dates: 19 Jan 1898
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Mar [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/3/16-17
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Letter from Colonel John Brabazon, Santa Clara Hotel, Funchal, to WSC, on the success of WSC's libel action for defamation against A C Bruce Pryce, stating that he was right to take the case to court, as "preposterous as it was, it would have been impossible to leave such a charge unchallenged" [Pryce had accused WSC of "gross immorality of the Oscar Wilde type"].

Dates: 20 Mar [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Nov [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/75-76
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill to WSC, on the possibility of him joining Lord Kitchener's force in Egypt.

Dates: 27 Nov [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jan [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/86-87
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Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, 35a Great Cumberland Place, London, to WSC, on Frederick Roberts' polo accident; the lack of advancement in the Army compared with politics; John S Churchill's visit to France; "The Spec" the plague and famine in India and the treatment of Sir John Gorst by the Government.

Dates: 29 Jan [1897]
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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