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(Untitled), 09 Mar [1897]

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/96-98

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Government House, Guindy [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses a race that his pony "Lily of the Valley" is due to compete in and his plans to sail to England; advises Jack to read Alexandre Dumas in French to learn French history ("the history of the most versatile, witty and attractive nation in the world") and become acquainted with the French character; and defends his letter-writing style. In a postscript he reports that "Lily" was placed fourth. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/99-106.

Dates

  • 09 Mar [1897]

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Winston Churchill

Extent

3 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

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