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(Untitled), 17 Apr 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/7/74-75

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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for her letter and discussing his future visit to Paris [France] with [Henry] Chaplin and "Tommy" [WH] Trafford. He also reports on WSC's health and enjoyment of a locomotive steam train; a successful speech he has made in Parliament which had pleased the Whigs; and comments about "GOM" [Grand Old Man, William Gladstone] "He is the wickedest old devil any country ever produced".


  • Creation: 17 Apr 1886

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Copyright: Peregrine Churchill


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