Found in 336 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from WSC (Bradford [Yorkshire] on the notepaper of 35a Great Cumberland Place) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing the success of his speech at Bradford, his hopes that he may be able to contest the Central Division, his pleasure at "rousing and amusing" his audience and that his [speech] impediment was not a hindrance. He also informs her that he has definitely decided to resign his [army] commission.
Letter from WSC (Atbara Fort [Sudan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he informs her that he is going to ride after the squadrons with Hubert Howard; outlines plans to progress to Omdurman; reports that Colonel Wingate complimented him on ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]; and comments on the heat and poor food.
Letter from WSC (Wad Hebeshi before Shabluka [Sudan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that there will be no opportunity to send her a letter until he reaches Khartoum and "all is over"; discusses the possibility that he may be killed and says that he does not "flinch" despite his lack of religious belief, that he is sure that he will not die; and that he is annoyed by the dislike of the 21st Lancers. Pencil.
Telegram from Caryl [Ramsden] (Wadhamed [Wad Hamid, Sudan]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting "Winston [WSC] arrived both very fit advance tomorrow".
Letter from WSC (North of Shabluka [Sudan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing the imminent battle and [Sir Herbert] Kitchener's disapproval of his actions and enclosing a letter [not present] for the Morning Post.
Telegram from Evelyn Grenfell (Western District [Sudan]) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that the campaign was a great success and that all the forts at Omdurman were destroyed.
Telegram from WSC (Nasri [?Nasr, Egypt]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he is all right.
Telegram from Caryl [Ramsden] (Atbara [Sudan]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that WSC is well and that there has been a "big fight fine sight" [a reference to the battle of Omdurman].
Letter from WSC (Omdurman [Sudan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing his orders to return to Atbara which are a result of his unpopularity with the Sirdar [Sir Herbert Kitchener] and the possibility that the French are in Fashoda.
Letter from WSC (Wady Halfa [Sudan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the battle of Omdurman and his opinion that the British forces should have made a charge and made the "performance historic"; the names of his friends who were killed in action; and complaint at the publication of his letters in the Morning Post and Oliver Borthwick's alterations to them.
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has been awarded a Soudan medal and that he hopes to receive a Frontier medal and that he has been working hard on his book ["The River War"].
Note from WSC (on the notepaper of the 4th Hussars, India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] listing arguments in favour of him joining the Nile expeditionary force in Egypt and protesting that he would have been recalled from leave if he had committed an offence [by going to Egypt without having his leave approved].
Instructions [from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill] regarding financial, literary and political affairs and the possibility that his orders may be revoked by the War Office.
Letter from WSC ("On the Nile near Luxor" [Egypt]) to Ernest Becket[t] asking him to stand surety for his liabilities incurred by a loan, describing his journey on the Nile and speculating on the likelihood of fighting. Envelope present.
Letter from WSC (Government House, Madras [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing: [Charles, 9th Duke of] Marlborough's appointment [as Paymaster General]; a delay to his work [on "The River War"] caused by the refusal of the Sirdar [Sir Herbert Kitchener] to allow Captain Watson to supply information to WSC; plans to resign his army commission and return to England and discussion of possible titles for a magazine [published as the Anglo-Saxon Review].
Letter from WSC ([Blenheim Palace] on the notepaper of 35A Great Cumberland Place) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a telegram from [Sir Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] asking whether he would go as correspondent to South Africa and that Oliver [Borthwick] has accepted WSC's terms to be correspondent to the Morning Post.
Letter from WSC (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to [3rd] Lord Chesham asking him to forward his application for a commission in the Royal Buckinghamshire H[ussa]rs, enclosing certificates [not present] and requesting that War Office reports about him should be considered in the absence of a certificate of moral character.
Letter from WSC (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to [3rd] Lord Chesham asking him to sanction his application [see CHAR 28/26/37] to join [the Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars] and to hasten his appointment if possible.
Letter from WSC (Cape Town, South Africa) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he outlines the words which he will use in telegrams to convey the progress [of the Boer War] and requests that his application to be a Yeomanry Officer should be forwarded and his letter to Lord Chesham [see CHAR 28/26/37-38] destroyed.
Telegram from WSC (Cape Town [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] requesting that his application to be a Yeomanry Officer should be forwarded to Captain Kikpatrick.