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South Africa (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3618 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 22 Oct 1914 - 23 Oct 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/38/19
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Telegram from [Rear-Admiral Herbert King-Hall], Commander-in-Chief, Cape Station [South Africa] to Admiralty, passing on a message from the Governor- General [1st Lord Buxton] on rebellious propaganda aimed at the re-establishment of a Dutch republic. [Carbon].

Dates: 22 Oct 1914 - 23 Oct 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Nov 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/38/25
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Telegram from [Rear-Admiral Herbert King-Hall], Commander-in-Chief, Cape Station [South Africa] to Admiralty, on the defence of the base of the Union Government expedition, and reporting that progress of the expedition on the coast was at a standstill. Includes reply from WSC telling King-Hall to act in accordance with previous orders. [Carbon].

Dates: 03 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/38/12
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Telegram from General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] to WSC thanking him for tanks; commenting on South African aid; and referring to possible danger of air attack in evacuation of Tobruk [Libya].

Dates: 23 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/39/129
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Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC postponing attending meeting away from South Africa until the Mediterranean is stabilised; fears German offensive in North Africa so urges Allies to secure Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean.

Dates: 16 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 20 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/26
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Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] advising he will announce the impracticality of holding an Imperial Conference, citing inability of Smuts to attend.

Dates: 20 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/37
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Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] advising he will announce the impracticality of holding an Imperial Conference, citing inability of Smuts to attend (further copy at CHAR 20/40/26).

Dates: 21 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 10 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/43/115-118
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Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] with statistics on Primary and Augmenting cartridges for 3 inch mortars ordered by South Africa. [See CHAR 20/44/93-94 for Smuts's reply].

Dates: 10 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Nov 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/45/23
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Draft telegram from WSC to Sir Abe Bailey, stating that "South Africa is splendid and vindicates the Treaty of Vereeniging". [Hand-written, initialled by WSC].

Dates: 27 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Sep 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/45/54-55
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Letter from Rear-Admiral Herbert King-Hall, Commander- in-Chief, Cape of Good Hope, to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], on the political and military situation in South Africa and the expedition to German South West Africa [later Namibia].

Dates: 19 Sep 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Nov 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/45/79
Scope and Contents Letter from Lewis Harcourt [Secretary of State for the Colonies], to WSC, [First Lord of the Admiralty], reporting that South Africa had declined Britain's offer of Australian troops, as they were confident that they would be able to deal with the situation with their own resources. Harcourt also offers congratulations on the destruction of the [German cruiser] Emden, hoping that the Japanese fleet would help in rounding-up remaining German ships, and explains that he has been kept at home...
Dates: 10 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Feb 1915 - 26 Feb 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/47/113-116
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Telegram from 1st Lord Buxton, Governor-General of South Africa to the Colonial Office, on the supply of naval guns to South Africa. Includes covering note from the Colonial Office to Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]. [Carbon].

Dates: 25 Feb 1915 - 26 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun [1891]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/54/62
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Letter from Gwynydd Williams [secretary to Lord Randolph Churchill] (Johannesburg [South Africa]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which she reassures her about [Lord] Randolph [Churchill's] health, describes his dislike of Boer food and says that they are staying with [Alfred] Beit.

Dates: 06 Jun [1891]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 26 Jun [1891]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/54/63-64
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Letter from Gwynydd Williams [secretary to Lord Randolph Churchill] (Johannesburg [South Africa]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which she says that she has been on a shooting party with [Lord] Randolph [Churchill] which he has described in an article for the D[aily] G[raphic] and describes their experiences.

Dates: 26 Jun [1891]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 Apr [1891]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/54/65
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Letter from Gwynydd Williams [secretary to Lord Randolph Churchill] ([South Africa]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which she says that [Lord] Randolph [Churchill] is well and that their inspection of gold fields has been disappointing and that he fears that the expedition may be a financial failure.

Dates: 01 Apr [1891]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 May 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/54/70-71
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Letter from Hugh Rayner (Dixon's Hotel, Mafeking [South Africa]) to Lord Randolph [Churchill] in which he describes various uncomfortable journeys he has taken and the places he has stayed in at Kimberley and Vryburg. He explains that he was not able to inspect the de Beers mines; that he has recommended that the under chef and a servant boy should not continue with the expedition; and reports that the expedition has been described as well-organised.

Dates: 23 May 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 26 Sep 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/63/9-10
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Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Mar Lodge, Braemar [Aberdeenshire, Scotland]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for copying out a letter by WSC about his escape [from the Boers] which he describes as "most interesting" and says that he hopes that her ankle is better. Envelope present.

Dates: 26 Sep 1898
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/2
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Letter from Arthur [Bigge, later Lord Stamfordham, Private Secretary to Queen Victoria](Bagshot Park, Surrey) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that the Queen has agreed to present a Union Jack to the hospital ship Maine.

Dates: 04 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 02 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/8-9
Scope and Contents Letter from [Sir] Bindon Blood (Meerut [India]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he discusses Indian affairs including his pleasure at [Albert Edward] Prince of Wales]'s agreement that Indian princes who have received an English education should be allowed to serve in the British army; approval for Queen [Victoria's] treatment of "Indian 'swells'"; and the problem posed by Indian women who are "left in intellectual darkness". He also comments on the appointment of Sir George White [as...
Dates: 02 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 14 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/13
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Letter from Oliver Borthwick (Morning Post, 316 Strand [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that he has just seen a Reuter message reporting WSC's escape from the Boers.

Dates: 14 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 22 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/15
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to [Alexandra, Princess of Wales, later Queen Alexandra] discussing an offer by the manager of the Olympia [theatre], Edward Cleary, to give the proceeds of a performance to the hospital ship Maine. She proposes that the sum should be divided between the Maine and [Princess Alexandra's] ship and asks whether members of the Royal Family would be prepared to attend the performance. Manuscript in the hand of a...
Dates: 22 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 03 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/25-27
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Letter from Mary [Lady Curzon](Viceroy's Camp, Rajputana [India]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] including [Lady Randolph's] future marriage [to George Cornwallis-West]; the buildings she has seen; Sir Pertab Singh's riding accident; the suffering caused by famine; the success of the Anglo Saxon Review; the Boer War; and the popularity of [Pamela Plowden, later Lady Lytton].

Dates: 03 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 19 Jan 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/47
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Letter from [Sir] William Garstin (Cairo [Egypt]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he thanks her for a copy of "The River War". He says that he is impressed by the book and with WSC's account of the capture of the armoured train in the Morning Post and expresses admiration for her work [on the hospital ship Maine].

Dates: 19 Jan 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 09 Oct 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/53-54
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Walter Hely- Hutchinson [Governor of Natal and Zululand](Government House, Natal) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for sending him a copy of [the Anglo Saxon Review]; discusses the people he has entertained who include [1st] Lord Roberts and [Sir Redvers] Buller; says that he hopes that the news that WSC has been elected at Oldham [Lancashire] is reliable; and comments that [1st] Lord Roberts has forbidden women to go to Johannesburg [South Africa]...
Dates: 09 Oct 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Aug 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/70-71
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Letter from James Meek (Kroonstad O R C, South Africa) to Mrs Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he congratulates her on receiving the Royal Red Cross, says that he is glad that the hospital ship Maine was mentioned by [1st] Lord Roberts in his despatch and that he hopes to be mentioned by Lord Kitchener, and that he would like to come and collect his medal from her.

Dates: 04 Aug 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/114
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Telegram from Consuelo [Duchess of Marlborough, later Consuelo Balsan](Woodstock [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill wishing her success [with the hospital ship Maine] and a happy new year and expressing pleasure at the news of WSC's [escape from the Boers].

Dates: 23 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.