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(Untitled), 04 Nov [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22/18-23

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Trimulgherry, Deccan [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has travelled to Secunderabad to play polo and has met Pamela Plowden [later Lady Lytton] whom he describes as "the most beautiful girl I have ever seen"; describes the independent city of Hyderabad; and discusses financial affairs and the possible outcome of a fraud perpetrated on them by [James] Cruickshank. He expresses his frustration with life in India and asks for letters of introduction to make his time worthwhile and expresses admiration for [5th] Lord Rosebery; makes observations on British politics and discusses arrangements [for a headstone to Elizabeth Everest] and the sale of a horse.


  • Creation: 04 Nov [1896]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


7 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill I, pp 296-7 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 696-9

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