Scope and Contents
Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Ladysmith [South Africa]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including a description of the unpleasantness and monotony of camp life; the news that WSC has gone to join [1st] Lord Roberts; a request that she should pay a bill on his behalf; the news that she received a great reception in Cape Town; conditions [on the hospital ship] Maine and the reaction to WSC's telegrams about the treatment of the Boers.
- Creation: 03 Apr 1900
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