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(Untitled), 03 Dec 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/35/89-91

Scope and Contents

Letter from George [Cornwallis-West] (Orange River, South Africa) to "Missie" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes the battle of Modder River [Modderriviere] during which the men were fired on from 6 am to 7 pm, says that he was hospitalised for sunstroke, comments on the success of the [Maine] and [The Anglo-Saxon Review] and says that he misses her. Envelope present.


  • Creation: 03 Dec 1899

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