Skip to main content

(Untitled), 07 Jan 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/8-9

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his garden and asking her to send him seeds. He also discusses Hubert Crichton and careers in the Foot Guards; the possible expense of going to Egypt [to serve under Sir Herbert Kitchener] and his own regrets about his writings about Cuba and his fear that he may have treated the opinion of the insurgents unfairly.


  • 07 Jan 1897

Conditions Governing Access

The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers.

This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


2 folio(s)

Language of Materials



Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 722-4

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087