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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/8/20-23

Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Hotel Royal, Naples [Italy]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he and "Harry T" have arrived at Naples without servants or luggage and describing his escape from cholera quarantine in Messina [Sicily] by being smuggled on a Sicilian fishing boat and driven in a mule cart, and his fear that he might have been put in prison. He also observes that [3rd Lord] Salisbury was foolish to accept Lord Randolph's resignation, criticises [W H] Smith and Arthur Balfour, and asks her to thank WSC and "Jack" [John S Churchill] for their letters.


  • Creation: 12 Mar 1887

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Copyright: Peregrine Churchill


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