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(Untitled), 05 Aug 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/28-29

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Luxor [Egypt]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his attachment to the 'A' division of the 21st Lancers; Sir E[velyn] W[ood]'s opinion that there will not be an attack on the Shabluka position before the 13 September; friends that he has met; his hopes to command a troop during operations; financial affairs; contrasts between the current campaign and that of the M[alakand] F[ield] F[orce]; the postponement of his political aspirations; a request that she should send him his revolver; a message to George [Cornwallis-]West about the corps d'elite [1st battalion, Grenadier Guards]; the books he is reading and a request that she should try and get his article "Ethics of Frontier Policy" published.


  • Creation: 05 Aug 1898

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


2 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill I, pp 398-9; Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 956-9

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