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(Untitled), 23 Dec 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/29-31

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to J Moore Bayley including: his opinion of the "disgraceful" riots in Birmingham; the harm which would have befallen "the Imperial cause in South Africa" if [David] Lloyd George had been injured in the riots; his opinion of Lloyd George as "a vulgar, chattering little cad"; comments on a book called "Poverty" by [Seebohm] Rowntree; the urgency of social reform as "I see little glory in an Empire which can rule the waves and is unable to flush its sewers". Signed typescript with annotations. See CHAR 28/115/17-18.


  • Creation: 23 Dec 1901

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


3 folio(s)

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External Documents


Published: Winston S Churchill II, pp 31-2 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume II, Part , pp 104-5

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