(Untitled), 12 Aug 1903
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Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] marked "private" including: meetings in Oldham [Lancashire] and the Central Executive's vote of confidence in him despite his opposition to the "great man" [Joseph Chamberlain] and his opinions about Protection; his popularity among the working classes; a future break between Arthur Balfour and [Joseph] Chamberlain; a dinner he hosted at the House of Commons with "Jack" [John] Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone] which was attended by "AJB" [Arthur Balfour], Austen Chamberlain, George Wyndham, Sir John Brodrick, [Hugh] Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] and Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and 2nd Lord Wimborne]; Joseph Chamberlain's look of reproach at seeing WSC leaving Balfour's room and WSC's opinion of Chamberlain; his planned itinerary and relationship with "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough]. Manuscript signed by WSC.
- 12 Aug 1903
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