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(Untitled), 30 Mar 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/14-17

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Savoy Hotel, Cairo [Egypt) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he informs her that he has decided to stay in Egypt to research ["The River War"]; discusses his portrayal of the Sirdar [Sir Herbert Kitchener] and [Charles] Gordon; the expenses of conquest in Egypt; the progress of her magazine ["The Anglo-Saxon Review"] and his future speech at the Albert Hall Signed typescript.


  • Creation: 30 Mar 1899

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


4 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, p 1016-8

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