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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/54-56

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Villa Cassel, Moerel, Valais, Switzerland) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his wish that George [Cornwallis-West] had a better opinion of the government; financial affairs; correspondence with King [Edward VII] about WSC's [visit to see German army manoeuvres] and the King's instruction that WSC is not to be "too frank with 'his nephew'" [Kaiser Wilhelm II]; a description of his stay with [Ernest] Cassel; his disappointment at losing money at bridge; a legal case and her comment that "Tuty" [Count de Bendern] is a "bastard Jew"; a request that she should not be vexed with him for speaking frankly; and the books he is reading. Envelope present.


  • Creation: 01 Sep 1906

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


3 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume II, Part 1, pp 578-9 (part)

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