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(Untitled), 02 Oct 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/59-59A

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Inayat Kila [West Pakistan, now Pakistan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes the fighting at Agrah during which 60 were killed or wounded, informs her that he has been ill and that he has been attached to the 31st Punjab Infantry to command 100 men and hopes that his actions may be noticed. He also comments on the cruelty which he has witnessed about which he comments "I have not soiled my hands with any dirty work". Envelope present.


  • Creation: 02 Oct 1897

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


2 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill I, pp 360-1 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 796-7

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