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(Untitled), 31 Jul 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152B/189-195

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Letter from WSC (35 A, Great Cumberland Place [London]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] including: news that [Sir Ernest] Cassel would like Jack to return; the marriage of "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] to George Cornwallis West, about which he comments "the whole of the Churchill family from Sunny [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] downwards was drawn in a solid phalanx and their approval ratified the business"; discussion of financial affairs; his decision to contest Oldham [Lancashire] and the news of his enthusiastic reception there; sales of his books; a visit to the House of Commons where [Joseph] Chamberlain treated him civilly; the murder of the King of Italy and the death of the Duke of Edinburgh; and advice to return home. Signed typescript. Envelope present.


  • Creation: 31 Jul 1900

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Copyright: Winston Churchill


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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 1188-91

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