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"The General’s illness", 1963-12 - 1964-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 2/23

Scope and Contents

Letters of sympathy, medical bills etc during ELS’s recuperation after the removal of his prostate gland, followed by congestion of the lungs and a thrombosis in the leg. Correspondents include: Sir George Earle (3); Sir John Howard; Sir Winston Churchill (2); 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Miles Lampson] (2); 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; Duncan Duncan-Sandys; Edmund de Rothschild; Lord Bossom; 1st Lord Milverton [earlier Arthur Richards]; 1st Lord Ismay; Julian Amery; Sir Colin Coote; Sir Eric Riches.


  • Creation: 1963-12 - 1964-07

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Acc 545 Box 92

Finding aid date

2007-05-18 14:55:57.773000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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