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(Untitled), 06 Apr [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/31-33A

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his injury by splintered bullets; apologies for a dishonoured cheque and discussion of his financial difficulties; the route of his return journey and his intention to visit Rome [Italy]; his opinions on the "wicked" treatment of insurgents in Crete [Greece] by the British government, on the policy of [Robert, 3rd] Lord Salisbury and on the necessity that Russia should regain Constantinople [Istanbul, Turkey]; his political agreement with the Liberal Party on all issues except Home Rule; details of the "creed of Tory Democracy" on issues of social reform, imperialism, European politics and defence. Envelope present.


  • Creation: 06 Apr [1897]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


4 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill I, p 332 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 748-51

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