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(Untitled), 17 Aug [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/44-46

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the likelihood that he will be allowed to accompany Sir Bindon Blood to Malakand [West Pakistan, now Pakistan], military preparations and his disappointment that he will not be able to participate in the fighting, regret at forgetting to bring "Peas" [a dog] with him, his friendship with [Reginald] Barnes, Hugo [Baring's] financial difficulties, and a good reception given to one of his speeches. Envelope present.


  • Creation: 17 Aug [1897]

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3 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill I, p 347 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 777-8

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