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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 300 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 20 Nov 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/13
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Note by Arsenio M de Campos, Spanish Captain-General, Cuba, on WSC.

Dates: 20 Nov 1895
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/14
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Note by Antonio Diaz Bento, Spanish Army, Cuba, on WSC and Reginald Barnes.

Dates: 25 Nov 1895
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Nov 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/15-16
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Note by Alvaro S Valdez, Spanish Army, Cuba, on WSC.

Dates: 26 Nov 1895
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Dec [1895]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/17
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Letter from The Duke of Tetuan, Spanish Foreign Minister, to Sir Henry Drummond Wolff, British Ambassador to Spain, on WSC's visit to Cuba.

Dates: 09 Dec [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Nov 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/18-19
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Letter from Arsenio M de Campos to The Duke of Tetuan, on WSC's visit to Cuba.

Dates: 26 Nov 1895
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1896

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/20
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Letter from Thomas Heath Joyce, Editor, Daily Graphic, to WSC, sending cheque for 25 guineas for publication of his letters from Cuba.

Dates: 10 Jan 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jan 1896

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/21
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Letter from W L Thomas, Manager, Daily Graphic, to WSC, congratulations on articles and sketches from Cuba, commenting that they were widely read and appreciated.

Dates: 14 Jan 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Feb 1896

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/22
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Letter from Sir Henry Drummond Wolff, British Ambassador to Spain, to WSC, on publication of WSC's articles from Cuba. Asking if he could avoid saying things "unpalatable to the Spanish, commenting that having obtained letters of introduction for him "I am reproached for the unfavourable commentaries you make".

Dates: 17 Feb 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Feb 1896

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/23
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Letter from Sir Henry Drummond Wolff, British Ambassador to Spain to WSC, on WSC's articles from Cuba.

Dates: 24 Feb 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Dec 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/14/24-27
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Cutting from The New York World, article, "Churchill on Cuba's War" The cutting was sent to WSC by Edith Cooper Hough of Worcester, Mass., U.S.A. in 1952.

Dates: 15 Dec 1895
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Mar [1896]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/15/1
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Letter from Colonel John Brabazon, Marlborough Club, Pall Mall, London, to WSC, on the success of WSC's libel action against A C Bruce Pryce.

Dates: 23 Mar [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb 1896

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/17/1-2
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Statement of WSC's claim for £20,000 damages for libel against A C Bruce Pryce, [Printed, 2 copies].

Dates: 21 Feb 1896
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Mar 1896

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/17/3
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Letter from Sir George Lewis [WSC's solicitor] to WSC, On libel action against A C Bruce Pryce, sending Pryce's retraction and apology, and a cheque for £400.

Dates: 19 Mar 1896
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1896

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/17/4
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Retraction and apology by A C Bruce Pryce, withdrawing "all and every imputation" against WSC's character [Pryce had accused WSC of "acts of gross immorality of the Oscar Wilde type".

Dates: 12 Mar 1896
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Oct [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/20/12-13
Scope and Contents Letter from Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), Mar Lodge, Braemar, to WSC, on his objection to serving soldiers writing for newspapers and expressing strong opinions on the conduct of operations. Hoping that WSC's book would be "history and not military criticism". Stating that Parliamentary and Literary life would suit him best "the monotony of military life in an Indian Station can have no attraction for you - though fortunately some officers do put up with it or else...
Dates: 06 Oct [1898]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/20/15
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Printed orders of General Sir William Lockhart, for the Tirah Expeditionary Force, including the appointment of WSC as Orderly Officer to the General Officer Commanding the Force.

Dates: 12 Mar 1898
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), 30 Dec 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/35/1
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WSC's Commission as Captain in the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars.

Dates: 30 Dec 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/18-19
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Report from Captain Aylmer Haldane, Pretoria, South Africa to the Chief of Staff, Natal Field Force, on the capture of an armoured train at Frere, including praise of WSC's actions in saving the engine "he was frequently exposed to the full fire of the enemy. I cannot speak too highly of his gallant conduct".

Dates: 30 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/25
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Letter from P J Joubert to F W Reitz, advising against WSC's release from captivity, [in Afrikaans].

Dates: 28 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/26-29
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Search Warrant following WSC's escape from the Boers, with photograph taken in Egypt, 1898 [in Afrikaans, with translation].

Dates: 13 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/31-33
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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), 01 Nov 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/52
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Letter from William Blackwood & Sons, Publishers, George Street, Edinburgh, to Lewis & Lewis, Solicitors, London, on allegations that WSC had broken his parole as a Prisoner of the Boers in South Africa, by WSC in "Twice Captured" by Lord Rosslyn, stating that the statement would be deleted in future editions.

Dates: 01 Nov 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open