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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), 25 Feb 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/20-21
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses: the likelihood that he might be chosen to serve in Egypt; his plan to return to England; his reading; the behaviour of the British government in Crete [Greece]; his own disagreement with the Conservative Party and disapproval of [Arthur] Balfour, George Curzon [later Lord Curzon] and the government's foreign policy and the possibility that "Jack" [John S Churchill] may enter the army.

Dates: 25 Feb 1897
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 Mar 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/27-28
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the postponement of his leave; his decision to visit Sir Herbert Kitchener in Egypt; a request for letters of introduction; discussion of his reasons for wishing to return to England during his leave; financial affairs; reading and his gratitude at receiving copies of the Annual Register.

Dates: 17 Mar 1897
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 Apr 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/36-38
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her of his decision to go to Brindisi [Italy] as a special correspondent on the war between Turkey and Greece. He asks her to use her influence with the King of Greece and to obtain him a position as special correspondent and discusses financial affairs. Includes envelope.

Dates: 21 Apr 1897
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), 28 Apr [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/39-41
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars, Bangalore, Madras [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses his journey to Brindisi [Italy] and then to Constantinople [Istanbul, Turkey] and says that he hopes that she will send money and letters of introduction for him. He also discusses the possibility that he might go to serve in Egypt, his reading, his intention to write a book and the progress of an article on relations between the British and the Boers....
Dates: 28 Apr [1897]
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 Aug [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/44-46
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the likelihood that he will be allowed to accompany Sir Bindon Blood to Malakand [West Pakistan], military preparations and his disappointment that he will not be able to participate in the fighting, regret at forgetting to bring "Peas" [a dog] with him, his friendship with [Reginald] Barnes, Hugo [Baring's] financial difficulties, and a good reception given to one of his speeches. Envelope...
Dates: 17 Aug [1897]
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), 24 Aug [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/47-48
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the progress of his novel ["Savrola"] in which "all my philosophy is put into the moth of the hero", expresses disappointment at not being able to accompany Sir Bindon Blood [to Malakand, South Pakistan] and asks her to use her influence to get him posted to the war. Envelope present.

Dates: 24 Aug [1897]
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), 29 Aug [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/49-50
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC ("In the train near Dhond" [India] on the notepaper of the 4th Hussars) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a letter from Sir Bindon Blood and is joining the Malakand Field Force as a correspondent. He discusses: his plans; the seriousness of the trouble; his novel ["Savrola"]; his future political career and financial affairs Part of the letter is written in pencil and one section is badly faded. Envelope present.

Dates: 29 Aug [1897]
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 Aug 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/51
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (In the train near Umballa, North West Provinces [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] discussing his position as war correspondent with the Malakand Field Force and the likelihood that he will see active service and will be awarded a medal. He also gives his opinions on the violation of the "Pax Britannica" and the necessity for the British government to take revenge on the frontier tribes.

Dates: 31 Aug 1897
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 Sep [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/52
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Malakand Camp [Pakistan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] enclosing letters [not present] for the Daily Telegraph and discussing the terms of his engagement, his keenness to sign the letters and achieve publicity, and financial affairs. He also considers the fighting and the likelihood that he may be killed or wounded, and his destiny, about which he comments "I have faith in my star - that is that I am intended to do something in this world".

Dates: 05 Sep [1897]
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), 14 Sep [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/55-56
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Nawagai [West Pakistan] on the notepaper of the 4th Hussars) to "Reggie", Sir Reginald Barnes, in which he describes the action in which he has been involved [with the Malakand Field Force], comments on his servant's composure, describes the effect of night firing, the progress of the war, the attitude of the natives and the cruelty of the British and speculates on the effect which his letters to the D[aily] T[elegraph] will have on the Indian government.

Dates: 14 Sep [1897]
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), 19 Sep [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/57
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Camp, Inayat Kila [West Pakistan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] enclosing two letters [not present] to the Daily Telegraph, describing the fighting which he experienced, his proximity to death, the retreat during which the wounded were abandoned and reporting that Sir Bindon [Blood] has made him his orderly officer. He also comments on own bravery "I play for high stakes and given an audience- there is no act too daring, or too noble. Without the gallery - things are...
Dates: 19 Sep [1897]
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), 27 Sep [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/58
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Camp Ghosan [West Pakistan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the fighting at Zagai and Tangai, his efforts to go on an expedition to Tirah in order to get a clasp or medal, and financial affairs.

Dates: 27 Sep [1897]
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), 02 Oct 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/59-59A
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Inayat Kila [West Pakistan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes the fighting at Agrah during which 60 were killed or wounded, informs her that he has been ill and that he has been attached to the 31st Punjab Infantry to command 100 men and hopes that his actions may be noticed. He also comments on the cruelty which he has witnessed about which he comments "I have not soiled my hands with any dirty work". Envelope present.

Dates: 02 Oct 1897
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), [02] [Oct] [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/60
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (31st Punjab Infantry, Afghanistan) to "Jacko" [John S Churchill] in which he says that he has been busy writing for the Pioneer and the D[aily] T[elegraph], explains that he has been attached to the regiment to replace some of the officers killed, and says that he would like his brother's opinion of his speech.

Dates: [02] [Oct] [1897]
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), 02 Oct [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/61-62
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Inayat Kila [West Pakistan]) to "Uncle Bill" [Lord William Beresford] in which he describes his luck at being posted to "the hardest fighting that the frontier has seen for many years", gives an account of the fighting in which he has been involved, and says that despite the difficulty of commanding the regiment without speaking Hindustani, he hopes that "the moral effect of my presence will alone inspire confidence".

Dates: 02 Oct [1897]
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), 12 Oct [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/63
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Nowshera [West Pakistan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he is rejoining his regiment and will visit Hugo Baring at Jamrud, describing his experiences as a "foundation for a political life", asking to be sent any criticism of his letters to the D[aily] T[elegraph], saying that he is contemplating writing a book on the Malakand Field Force and that he has earnt his medal and clasp. Two unbound typescript transcripts of the letter also contained in...
Dates: 12 Oct [1897]
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 Oct [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/64-66
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India] on the notepaper of the 4th Hussars) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his luck in not being killed when he was at the frontier; his opinion that his experiences made his life worthwhile; the Simla authorities' opposition to WSC's attachment to a regiment at Malakand [West Pakistan]; and his low opinion of the Indian government and their actions at the frontier. He encloses three letters [not present] to the D[aily] T[elegraph] and says that...
Dates: 21 Oct [1897]
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), 02 Nov [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/69-70
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore], India) to "Uncle Bill" [Lord William Beresford] discussing financial affairs and a horse called "Lily of the Valley", his desire to return to the frontier, the difficulties of [George] Brasier-Creagh, his own good luck at not being shot, discussion of the merits of rifles compared to revolvers and the determination of the Simla authorities that he should not be attached to a regiment.

Dates: 02 Nov [1897]
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), 02 Nov [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/74-75
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Letter from WSC (4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars, Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to suggest to [Thomas] Lister that he should join the 4th Hussars and for advice on how to address [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales]. Envelope present.

Dates: 02 Nov [1897]
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), 02 Dec [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/84-85
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Hyderabad, India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his pleasure that Sir Bindon Blood has mentioned him in dispatches as he wants a reputation for personal courage; the postponement of his novel ["Savrola"] and his article on rhetoric ["The Scaffolding of Rhetoric"]; the progress of his book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and a request that she should correct the proofs for him; discussion of financial affairs and his success at polo....
Dates: 02 Dec [1897]
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), 09 Dec [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/86-87
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his pleasure at being mentioned in dispatches [by Sir Bindon Blood]; his progress with his book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] ; Colonel [Howard] Mellis' promise that he should join the Imperial Service Transport Corps if there is a vacancy and a request that she should make an application for him to go to Egypt as an officer. Envelope present.

Dates: 09 Dec [1897]
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 Dec [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/90-92
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he will send her "The Story of the Malakand Field Force". He also discusses: his "follies" in riding his grey pony along the skirmish line; his gratitude that his actions were noticed; his destiny about which he comments "Besides I am so conceited I do not believe the Gods would create so potent a being as myself for so prosaic an ending"; his intention to devote his life to the...
Dates: 22 Dec [1897]
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), 04 Oct 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/96
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Bindon Blood (Camp Inayat Kila [West Pakistan]) to [Colonel John] Brabazon in which he expresses his admiration for WSC's conduct in fighting, says that he may get the chance to earn the Victoria Cross or the [Companion of] Distinguished Service Order and describes the progress of the frontier war and enemy tactics.

Dates: 04 Oct 1897
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 Nov 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/97
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Bindon Blood (Camp North West Frontier [India]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he says that he mentioned WSC in his dispatches, promises to look after WSC and discusses the mismanagement of the military operations.

Dates: 03 Nov 1897
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 Jan 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/1
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Letter from Patrick Jeffreys (Camp Katlang [India]) to WSC informing him that he was mentioned in reports by Colonel Golding, and that he has also recommended WSC for his conduct in battle Covering letter at CHAR 28/24/26-28.

Dates: 10 Jan 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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