(Untitled), 19 Jan 1898
Scope and Contents
Letter from WSC (Raichur [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: a description of his visit to Calcutta; the possibility that he might be posted to Egypt; the progress of the Tirah expedition contrasted with a campaign led by Sir Bindon Blood in the Swat valley; the dangers of using "boy soldiers"; her efforts to secure a posting for him to Egypt; his regret that "Jack" [John S Churchill] will not be able to study at Oxford [university]; his intention to read before resuming work on his novel ["Savrola"]; and instructions regarding ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] particularly the necessity of verifying his quotations. Envelope present.
- 19 Jan 1898
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