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(Untitled), 21 Jan 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/12-13

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars, Rajankunte Camp, Madras [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes the camp and its location; complains of the difficulty of working in the sun; informs her that he has been made acting-adjutant; speculates on the likelihood that he will be sent to Egypt [with Sir Herbert Kitchener]; discusses the difference between Gibbon and Macauley and comments on the "malevolence" of [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough].


  • Creation: 21 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 726-7

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