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(Untitled), 14 Jan 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/10-11

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has stayed with Sir Arthur Havelock, Governor of the Presidency; describes his success at polo and reports that he is about to go on manoeuvres. He thanks her for sending him 12 volumes of Macaulay; says that he is reading the Republic of Plato and Winwood Reade's "The Martyrdom of Man", and makes observations on religion. He also says that he is envious of "Jack's" [John S Churchill's] opportunity to study at Oxford [University] and wishes that he had had the chance to study Latin and Greek.


  • Creation: 14 Jan 1897

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


2 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 724-5

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