Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1914-02 - 1915-01
Scope and Contents
Chiefly love letters, and with other subjects including: LSA's visit to Northern Ireland, the popularity of Sir Edward Carson and the state of the Home Rule debate; LSA's stay at Cliveden [Buckinghamshire] with Waldorf Astor and Nancy Astor; public meetings and speeches on raising troops for the army; the funeral of 1st Lord Roberts; personal letters while LSA was on General Sir Henry Rawlinson's staff with the 4th Corps in Flanders [Belgium]; the effect of LSA's criticism of Herbert Asquith [Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith]; fraternisation with the German troops on Christmas Day; writing an account of the First Battle of Ypres; the state of the trenches.
- 1914-02 - 1915-01
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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