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(Untitled), 12 Feb [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/16-17

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC ("In camp", 4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars, Bangalore, Madras [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses: the likelihood that he may be posted to Egypt, a recommendation made by the colonel, his intention to return to England if he is not quarantined, sufferings from sunburn and his position as brigade major and adjutant about which he comments "responsibility is an exhilarating drink".


  • Creation: 12 Feb [1897]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


2 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill I, p 327 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, p 731

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