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(Untitled), 07 Dec [1896]

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/75-76

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; his wounded kneecap which was caused by a "sequel to a bearfight" at a dinner the previous evening with instructions not to tell [James] Welldon about the incident "he would be bound to view it with stern disapproval - never having...come into contact with the slightly elevated and inebriated subaltern"; his opinion of hypocrisy within the clergy and of religion; his progress with reading [Edward] Gibbon's "Decline and Fall [of the Roman Empire]"; shooting; and the news that he is unable to join Sir Bindon Blood. Signed manuscript. Envelope present. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/ 77-82.

Dates

  • 07 Dec [1896]

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Winston Churchill

Extent

2 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

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