Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches, Apr 1908 - Dec 1940. [Please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940].
The papers mainly consist of a numbered series of scrapbooks including invitations, press cuttings, photographs, correspondence and other ephemera relating to Julian Ridsdale's political career and personal life with his family.
Letter from "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury earlier Lord Cranborne](House of Lords) to "Mamma" [Alice, Lady Salisbury] enclosing an account by Sir Henry Drummond Wolff of Lord Randolph Churchill's resignation [see CHAR 28/116/1-14]. He informs her that WSC was given the account by a solicitor, asks her whether she would be able to amplify the details and comments on WSC's "very strong feelings" about his father's resignation. Signed typescript. See also CHAR 28/116/40-41.
Letter from Frances, Duchess of Marlborough (Aske, Richmond, Yorkshire) to [Louis] Jennings including: discussion of the edition of Lord Randolph Churchill's speeches, her approval of the proofs and her hopes for its effect on public opinion of Lord Randolph; reminiscences about [Benjamin] Disraeli [later Lord Beaconsfield and Lord Hughendon]; Lord Randolph's resignation and her hopes for the revival of his political career. Envelope present.