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(Untitled), 29 Aug [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/49-50

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC ("In the train near Dhond" [India] on the notepaper of the 4th Hussars) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a letter from Sir Bindon Blood and is joining the Malakand Field Force as a correspondent. He discusses: his plans; the seriousness of the trouble; his novel ["Savrola"]; his future political career and financial affairs Part of the letter is written in pencil and one section is badly faded. Envelope present.


  • 29 Aug [1897]

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2 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill I, pp 348-9 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 780-2

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