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(Untitled), 31 Mar [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/74-77

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Camp Peshawar [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his feelings about financial affairs and being liable for her loan; his character; Lady [Mary] Jeune's efforts regarding his possible posting to Egypt; his home sickness; a request that she should write to [George] Brasier-Creagh; his intention that a letter he has written to Lord Charles Beresford [see CHAR 28/24/68-72] should be published; his intervention to prevent General [William] Nicholson committing a "blunder"; Aylmer Haldane's attempts to gain a divorce; and his disappointment at the mistakes [in "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]. Envelope present.


  • Creation: 31 Mar [1898]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


4 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill I, p 376 (part) and p 388 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 906-9

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