Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

(Untitled), 04 Aug 1894

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/45-47

Scope and Contents

Letter from Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] (Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta [Canada]) to "Sniffy" [Leonie, Lady Leslie, earlier Leonie Jerome] including: her hopes of receiving letters from the family at San Francisco [United States]; travel arrangements in a Pullman private car; a misunderstanding between Lord Randolph Churchill and William Van Horne, Chairman of the Canadian Pacific Railway; the decline in Lord Randolph's health caused by travel; difficulties posed by Lord Randolph when he is cross or excited; plans to travel to Yokohama [Japan] despite the likelihood of war; Dr Keith's opinion that Lord Randolph will make a complete recovery; a description of the scenery and climate; the marriage of Olive; her depression when she thinks of Cowes [Isle of Wight]. Signed manuscript in the hand of Lady Randolph Churchill. Transcripts at CHAR 28/115/48-59. Includes a filing note dated 19 October 1952.

Dates

  • 04 Aug 1894

Conditions Governing Access

The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers.

This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Peregrine Churchill

Extent

3 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English