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(Untitled), 18 Mar [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/49-53

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Camp Peshawar [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: financial affairs about which he comments "I shudder...when I contemplate the abyss into which we are sinking"; thanks for her help with his book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]; description of the surrounding tribes and illustration of their position with a diagram; encouragement for her "Egyptian effort" [to secure him a position]; speculation on the possibility of serious fighting in Egypt and the advantages of having [joined the Tirah Expeditionary Force]. Envelope present.


  • Creation: 18 Mar [1898]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


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External Documents


Published: Winston S Churchill I, pp 375-6 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 888-91

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