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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/49

Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Cape Town [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he comments on [1st Lord] Dufferin [and Ava]'s appointment as ambassador to Paris [France] and Arthur Balfour's rudeness in not replying to his telegram asking him to secure him the position. He intends to resign his parliamentary seat and comments on his persistent bad luck and discusses his plans to return to England.


  • Creation: 13 Dec 1891

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Copyright: Peregrine Churchill


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