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(Untitled), 01 May 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/54-58

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bloemfontein [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the objections of Lord Roberts [formerly Sir Frederick Roberts] to WSC joining his army as correspondent because of WSC's criticism of Lord Kitchener [formerly Sir Herbert Kitchener] in "The River War"; his curiosity about public opinion of him; the possibility of giving a lecture tour; financial affairs; his intention to remain until the end of the Boer War; injuries to his friends; the behaviour of [11th Lord] Valentia to [Charles, 9th Duke of] Marlborough; prevalence of enteric fever and the likelihood that he may stand for Oldham [Lancashire] again. Signed typescript with manuscript corrections.


  • Creation: 01 May 1900

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


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Publication: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 1171-5

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