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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), 23 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/114
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Telegram from Consuelo [Duchess of Marlborough, later Consuelo Balsan](Woodstock [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill wishing her success [with the hospital ship Maine] and a happy new year and expressing pleasure at the news of WSC's [escape from the Boers].

Dates: 23 Dec 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), 21 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/70
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Letter from [Lord] Charles Beresford (2 Lower Berkeley Street, Portman Square [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill congratulating her on WSC's conduct [in the Boer War].

Dates: 21 Nov 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), 22 Nov [1899]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/77
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Letter from [Henry, 5th Lord Lansdowne, Secretary of State for War](Lansdowne House, Berkeley Square [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill including a transcription of a telegram from [Sir Redvers] Buller to the effect that WSC has been reported missing and that he is thought to be in Pretoria [South Africa].

Dates: 22 Nov [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), 26 Nov [1899]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/78-80
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Letter from Jameson (National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place [London]) to WSC in which he discusses WSC's similarity to Lord Randolph Churchill and the progress of the Boer War and predicts a great future for WSC. Envelope present.

Dates: 26 Nov [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), 10 [Mar] 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/82A
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Poem by J W Grisdale (16 Lake Road, Keswick [Cumberland]) about WSC's escape from the Boers and heroic spirit. Printed. Additional copy at CHAR 28/69/82.

Dates: 10 [Mar] 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), 10 [Mar] 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/82
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Poem by J W Grisdale (16 Lake Road, Keswick [Cumberland]) about WSC's escape from the Boers and heroic spirit. Printed. Additional copy at CHAR 28/69/82A.

Dates: 10 [Mar] 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), 18 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/99
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Telegram from Paul Bourget (Paris [France]) to Lady Randolph Churchill congratulating her on WSC's heroism [in the Boer War].

Dates: 18 Nov 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 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/102
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Telegram from Baron Gustave [de Rothschild] (France) to Lady Randolph Churchill congratulating her on WSC's bravery [in the Boer War] and asking for news.

Dates: 18 Nov 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), 17 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/123
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Telegram from Oliver Borthwick (369 Strand [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill reporting that WSC has been captured by the Boers and that there has been no mention that he has been wounded. He also reports that WSC displayed great bravery by getting men clear of an overturned train.

Dates: 17 Nov 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), 16 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/124
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Telegram from the editor of the Morning Post (West Strand [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill reporting that WSC has been captured by the Boers although he "fought gallantly" after the armoured train in which he was travelling had been derailed.

Dates: 16 Nov 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), 17 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/125
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Telegram from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Edgware Road [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill reporting that Oliver [Borthwick] has telegraphed that WSC has been captured by the Boers. He reassures her that WSC was not wounded but displayed "splendid" bravery.

Dates: 17 Nov 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), 17 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/128
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Telegram from Moreton [Frewen] ([London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that WSC has been taken prisoner as he was on the armoured train and that the Times have reported that WSC "behaved with great gallantry".

Dates: 17 Nov 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), 21 Feb [1895]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/37-39
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: his arrival at Aldershot and a dinner as a guest of the mess on the first night which put him at ease; the "terribly severe business" of the riding school and the pain he is suffering; details of his daily routine, responsibilities and his servant; and news that he has been gazetted and will receive 120 pounds per year pay. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/40-45.

Dates: 21 Feb [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/40-45
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: his arrival at Aldershot and a dinner as a guest of the mess on the first night which put him at ease; the "terribly severe business" of the riding school and the pain he is suffering; details of his daily routine, responsibilities and his servant; and news that he has been gazetted and will receive 120 pounds per year pay. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Feb [1895]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/46-47
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, East Cavalry Barracks, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; details of his commission and rate of pay; comments on his work which he finds interesting except for the drill; a route march which he was allowed to accompany; arrangements to purchase a picture of Count [Charles] Kinsky for a sovereign; and advice on beginning letters. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/48-51.

Dates: 27 Feb [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/48-51
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Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, East Cavalry Barracks, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; details of his commission and rate of pay; comments on his work which he finds interesting except for the drill; a route march which he was allowed to accompany; arrangements to purchase a picture of Count [Charles] Kinsky for a sovereign; and advice on beginning letters. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/46-47.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Mar [1895]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/53
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses [Thomas] Walden sending a photograph to Harrow; informs him of his accident in a steeplechase; discusses games of "Fives"; and informs him that he was in charge of the squadron "rather dull - but a lot of things to arrange and sign". Signed manuscript.

Dates: 15 Mar [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar [1895]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/54
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he describes his first ride in a steeplechase in which he was placed third and comments that it has made him more popular and that he rode under the "nom de guerre" of Spencer as the race was reported in the newspapers. Original manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/55-58.

Dates: 24 Mar [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/55-58
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Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he describes his first ride in a steeplechase in which he was placed third and comments that it has made him more popular and that he rode under the "nom de guerre" of Spencer as the race was reported in the newspapers. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/54.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Nov [1895]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/59
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Letter from WSC (Cunard Royal Mail Steamship "Etruria", Queenstown [South Africa]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] passing on regards from [Alexandra] Lady Colebrooke, informing him that the sea is calm and asking him to write. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 02 Nov [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Dec [1896]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/68
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Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: the news that his butterfly collection has been destroyed by a rat; a forthcoming polo match; thanks for copies of the Strand magazine and comments on a story by [Arthur] Conan Doyle; a pony race meeting in which he was placed third 3 times; the arrival of "Lily" [his pony]; the plants in his garden; and the deaths of soldiers. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/69-74.

Dates: 02 Dec [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/69-74
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Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: the news that his butterfly collection has been destroyed by a rat; a forthcoming polo match; thanks for copies of the Strand magazine and comments on a story by [Arthur] Conan Doyle; a pony race meeting in which he was placed third 3 times; the arrival of "Lily" [his pony]; the plants in his garden; and the deaths of soldiers. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/68.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Dec [1896]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/75-76
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; his wounded kneecap which was caused by a "sequel to a bearfight" at a dinner the previous evening with instructions not to tell [James] Welldon about the incident "he would be bound to view it with stern disapproval - never having...come into contact with the slightly elevated and inebriated subaltern"; his opinion of hypocrisy within the clergy and of religion; his progress with...
Dates: 07 Dec [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/77-82
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; his wounded kneecap which was caused by a "sequel to a bearfight" at a dinner the previous evening with instructions not to tell [James] Welldon about the incident "he would be bound to view it with stern disapproval - never having...come into contact with the slightly elevated and inebriated subaltern"; his opinion of hypocrisy within the clergy and of religion; his...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Dec [1896]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/83-84
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Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; a letter he has received from [James] Welldon about the Christian missions; a copy of his proposed reply [see CHAR 28/152A/85-86] which he asks him to keep confidential as "everyone is at heart a gossip"; his proposed trip to the Calcutta races and his intention to go to Egypt. Signed manuscript. Envelope present.

Dates: 16 Dec [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open