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(Untitled), 31 Mar [1897]

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/107-108

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses Jack's Greek friend and advises him to appreciate enthusiasm as "it is the sort of madness that wins great battles and performs great actions", giving examples of achievers "whom you would call 'cracked'" including Garibaldi, Wilberforce, [Lord] Byron, and Raphael. Signed manuscript. Envelope present. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/109-112.

Dates

  • 31 Mar [1897]

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Winston Churchill

Extent

2 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

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