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(Untitled), 30 Sep 1896 - 01 Oct [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22/10

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (S S Britannia, In the Indian Ocean) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is looking forward to reaching India and describes sailing through the [Suez] canal and his intention to continue playing chess. He also reports that he spoke in a "Breach of Promise" case and was surprised by his success and that his speech impediment did not interfere with his speech, and comments on a fraud [perpetrated on them by James Cruickshank].


  • 30 Sep 1896 - 01 Oct [1896]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


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Published: Winston S Churchill I, p 293 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 682-3

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