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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/9-18

Scope and Contents

Transcript of a letter [CHAR 28/152A/5-8] from WSC to "Jack" [John S Churchill] with an account of his exeat including: his arrival at home; visits to [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough; a visit to the naval exhibition with [James] Milbanke; a detailed illustrated account of a visit to Crystal Place [London] with Count [Charles] Kinsky including a display of wild beasts, a fire brigade drill, a "tolerable" dinner with champagne, a row between Count Kinsky and a "blackguard" described as "Row with Kaffir", fireworks, and his impressions of the Emperor of Germany; and meetings with "Touty" [Baron de Forest / Count de Bendern] and "Kim" [Lord Kimbolton, later 9th Duke of Manchester]. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/5-8.


  • Creation: c 1945

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Copyright: Winston Churchill


9 folio(s)

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External Documents


Published: Winston S Churchill Vol 1 pp 147-151; Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 1, pp 256-8.

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