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(Untitled), 06 Dec 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/21/92-94

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Gran Hotel Inglaterra, Parque Central, Havana, Cuba) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he congratulates her on the success of a race horse; expresses his relief at having returned safely; gives an account of the fighting he was involved with at Sancti Spiritus [Cuba] under Suarez Valdez, which he also described in a letter to the Daily Graphic; reports that the general had recommended that he and [Reginald Barnes] should receive the Red Cross and comments on his own good fortune in avoiding death File CHAR 28/21 also contains two unbound typescript transcripts of the letter.


  • 06 Dec 1895

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


3 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill I, Part 1, p 276 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 1, pp 602-4

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