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(Untitled), 09 May [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152B/150

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Government House, Ootacamund [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he gives advice for Jack's military career including recommendations that he should make himself a "good troop leader", should read a book on cavalry drill and have his hair cut short; expresses a poor opinion of the yeomanry; discusses the Sudan campaign and predicts that there will be fighting at Omdurman; and comments on the losses of men. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152B/151-156.


  • Creation: 09 May [1898]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill


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Published: Winston S Churchill I, pp 389-90 (part); Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 925-6

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