Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 300 Collections and/or Records:
Search Warrant following WSC's escape from the Boers, with photograph taken in Egypt, 1898 [in Afrikaans, with translation].
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].
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].
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].
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.
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.
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"].
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill to WSC, on the possibility of him joining Lord Kitchener's force in Egypt.
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.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Hotel Metropole, Monte Carlo, to WSC, suggesting that he should remain in the army in India, and not return to Britain, also on her visit to Monte Carlo, and on her meeting with John S Churchill in Paris.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Hotel du Rhin, Paris, to WSC, on WSC's return from India, and on her visit to Monte Carlo and Paris, including account of dinner with the Prince of Wales, who advised WSC to stay in India and see something of the country.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill to WSC, on the publication of letters from WSC on the situation on the North West Frontier of India in the Daily Telegraph.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Langwell, Berriedale, Caithness, to WSC, on the war in India, including account of meeting with Lord Morley of Blackburn, also on the prosecution of James Cruikshank for financial fraud.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Minto House, Hawick to WSC, on the war in India.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill [Edinburgh] to WSC, on the publication of WSC's letters from India in the Daily Telegraph.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Bridlemere, Newmarket, to WSC, on the war in India.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Highclere Castle, to WSC, on the war in India, and on WSC's letters to the Daily Telegraph.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, 35a Great Cumberland Place, to WSC, on the war in India, and on the Christmas celebrations at Blenheim Palace, particularly the "theatricals they were putting on for charity, commenting that the "whole of Oxford may turn up, or any vulgarian from London who chooses to pay 10s to see the Churchills playing the fool.
Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Chatsworth, Derbyshire, to WSC, suggesting that he should write to the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VII] about his experiences in India, on the publication of The Story of the Malakand Field Force, on the possibility of WSC joining Kitchener's force in Egypt, and on John S Churchill's future career, stating that he would go to Germany for a year, learn book- keeping & German, & one of these days make a fortune".
WSC's Commission as Captain in the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars.
Note on WSC's military service and his qualification for the Territorial Decoration [carbon].
Letter from CSC to WSC, congratulations on promotion to command the 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers, and on WSC's present of a silver cigar box to the Headquarters Staff at XXXIII Corps, advising him not to use "gruesome picture of the Blucher turning turtle", but to give a plain box with an inscription Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/16-17.
Letter from CSC to WSC, on his decision to leave the army. Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/114.
Letter from WSC to The Adjutant, Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, on his course of instruction to become qualified for field rank, asking for special consideration on account of his parliamentary and ministerial duties [copy].
Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Tidworth House, Andover, to WSC, congratulations on performance of the Henley Squadron, Oxfordshire Hussars.
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