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(Untitled), 02 Dec [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/122

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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he expresses pleasure that Sir Bindon Blood has mentioned him in despatches and comments "Being in many ways a coward - particularly at school- there is no ambition I cherish so keenly as to gain a reputation for personal courage"; discusses Jack's future, advising him to study history and economics at Oxford [University]; expresses the hope that Jack will travel; promises to devote his life to the preservation of the British Empire; and says that he intends to speak at a large meeting, perhaps in Birmingham. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/123-128.


  • Creation: 02 Dec [1897]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill


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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 835-6

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