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

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  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 300 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 02 Nov [1897]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/69-70
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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]

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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]

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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]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/86-87
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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]

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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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/96
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Letter from Sir Bindon Blood (Camp Inayat Kila [West Pakistan, now 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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/97
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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

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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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(Untitled), 05 Jan [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/2-10
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] enclosing corrections [CHAR 28/24/6-9] to ["The Story of The Malakand Field Force"] and discussing illustrations and the publication his book. Other subjects include: the meanness of the D[aily] T[elegraph]; the necessity of travelling with an escort; the death of Sir Henry Havelock-Allen; and the Simla [authorities'] refusal to allow him to join Sir Bindon Blood. He asks her to use her influence to secure...
Dates: 05 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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(Untitled), 06 Jan 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/11-12
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to use her influence to secure his posting to Egypt and begging her to "have no scruples" and reporting that he has written to Lady [Mary] Jeune and to Bimbash Stewart on the subject. Envelope present.

Dates: 06 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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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/13-16
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he is travelling to Calcutta to try and secure an appointment with the Tirah Field Force. He asks her to ask [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] to write to Sir William Lockhart on his behalf, discusses the meanness of the D[aily] T[elegraph], asks her to use her influence to secure his posting to Egypt, speculates on the fragility of life and the future career of "Jack" [John S Churchill]....
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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(Untitled), 13 Jan [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/17
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Letter from WSC ("In the train" [to Calcutta, India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he has written to [John] Brabazon to ask to be attached to the 21st Lancers to join them in Egypt and that he hopes to join the spring campaign Pencil.

Dates: 13 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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(Untitled), 19 Jan 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/20-25
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Raichur [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: a description of his visit to Calcutta; the possibility that he might be posted to Egypt; the progress of the Tirah expedition contrasted with a campaign led by Sir Bindon Blood in the Swat valley; the dangers of using "boy soldiers"; her efforts to secure a posting for him to Egypt; his regret that "Jack" [John S Churchill] will not be able to study at Oxford [university]; his intention to read before resuming...
Dates: 19 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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(Untitled), 26 Jan 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/26-29
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: discussion of the publication [of "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]; his political ambition and intention to send her an election address which he describes as "very 'blood and thunder'"; hopes that she will approve of his book; his poor opinion of the script of some "theatricals"; and speculation on the possibility of serving in Egypt and obtaining glory. He also encloses a letter from...
Dates: 26 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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(Untitled), 28 Jan 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/30-32
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including discussion of financial affairs, their extravagance and lack of money and the possibility of transferring to a regiment which would enable him to pursue a parliamentary career. Envelope present.

Dates: 28 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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(Untitled), 09 Feb 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/37-39
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing the publication [of "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and his hope that Moreton Frewen will agree to revise the proofs. He also informs her of his intention to try and join the Tirah expeditionary force after a polo tournament, says that he hopes [1st] Lord Roberts has used his influence on his behalf and includes a quote from Schopenhauer. Envelope present.

Dates: 09 Feb 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), 16 Feb 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/40-41
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a "long and charming" letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales], thanks her for going to Egypt on his behalf, discusses plans to join the Tirah expeditionary force and the publication [of "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"], his reservations about financial affairs and the refusal of [1st] Lord Roberts [to help secure WSC a posting to Egypt].

Dates: 16 Feb 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), 25 Feb [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/42-43
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (c/o Sir Bindon Blood, Meerut [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the publication [of "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and his hopes that it will be published before Lord Fincastle's book; describes his hosts; expresses his hopes that she has secured his posting to Egypt and that General [Ian] Hamilton may be able to involve him with the Tirah Expeditionary Force; and discusses the progress of his novel ["Savrola"] which he describes as...
Dates: 25 Feb [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), 07 Mar [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/45-46
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Letter from WSC (Camp Ali Musjid, Khyber Pass [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has been employed as orderly officer to Sir William Lockhart and that he has been assisted by Captain [Aylmer] Haldane and observes that the relations with the tribes are "pacific".

Dates: 07 Mar [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), 18 Mar [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/49-53
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Camp Peshawar [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: financial affairs about which he comments "I shudder...when I contemplate the abyss into which we are sinking"; thanks for her help with his book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]; description of the surrounding tribes and illustration of their position with a diagram; encouragement for her "Egyptian effort" [to secure him a position]; speculation on the possibility of serious fighting in Egypt...
Dates: 18 Mar [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), 30 Mar 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/68-73
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Mamani, Barah Valley [India]) to Lord Charles Beresford in which he discusses criticism of the Tirah campaign. He describes the extensive press coverage of events; the criticism in England of public servants who serve in India; the acceptance of all reports from the frontier; the criticism by some soldiers serving in India of their senior officers; a "higher mood" which also exists in the army which is evidenced by the example of bravery of demonstrated by James Clow; and...
Dates: 30 Mar 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), 13 Apr [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/78-84
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Government House, Bombay [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his journey from Peshawar, making observations on the situation in Egypt and the relationship between Sir Herbert Kitchener and the Dervishes, speculating that he may be too late for a campaign on the Nile, the progress of the frontier war and the Zakka Khel tribe. He also discusses the publication of ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and the ignorance and carelessness of Moreton Frewen...
Dates: 13 Apr [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), 15 Jul [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/25-26
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Letter from WSC (Bradford [Yorkshire] on the notepaper of 35a Great Cumberland Place) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing the success of his speech at Bradford, his hopes that he may be able to contest the Central Division, his pleasure at "rousing and amusing" his audience and that his [speech] impediment was not a hindrance. He also informs her that he has definitely decided to resign his [army] commission.

Dates: 15 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), 16 Aug 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/32
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Letter from WSC (Atbara Fort [Sudan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he informs her that he is going to ride after the squadrons with Hubert Howard; outlines plans to progress to Omdurman; reports that Colonel Wingate complimented him on ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]; and comments on the heat and poor food.

Dates: 16 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), 19 Aug [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/33-35
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC ("On bank Nile 20 miles from Metemma" [Sudan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that the letter will be transported by a steamer which will take sick men suffering from heat apoplexy and sunstroke; describes poor food and the hard and long daily marches necessitated by the "mismanagement and miscalculation" of the Sirdar [Sir Herbert Kitchener] but says that he is enjoying himself; comments that there are several newspaper correspondents in his squadron;...
Dates: 19 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.