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CHAR 1/199 Personal: Correspondence.

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CHAR 1/199/1-3

Letter from WSC to E Adams, on Macaulay's attacks on the 1st Duke of Marlborough [carbon].

06 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/4-5

Letter from E Adams to WSC, on his admiration for the 1st Duke of Marlborough, and the "slanderous" treatment of him by historians, with note by Sir Edward Marsh.

19 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/199/6-7

Letter from Lady Londonderry to WSC, reminding him of his quote about Hugh Cecil, Lord Quickswood's "defunct ecclesiasticism".

08 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/8

Letter from WSC to Lord Ivor Churchill, declining invitation to open art exhibition [carbon].

15 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/9

Letter from Lord Ivor Churchill to WSC, asking him to open exhibition.

07 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/10

Letter from Lord Thurso to WSC, on his enjoyment of weekend at Chartwell.

22 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/11

Letter from WSC to Lady Londonderry, accepting invitation to Ball [ts copy - "Mr Marsh to write"].

22 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/12-13

Letter from WSC to A.C. Sheepshanks, Eton College, on Randolph Churchill's success in the School Certificate exam, his attempt to obtain a History Scholarship at Christ Church Oxford, and his skill as a horseman, also stating that in WSC's view it would be a mistake to cane him "without very serious cause" [carbon].

24 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/14

Letter from WSC to Ruby Pritchard, on his service with the 4th Hussars at Bangalore [carbon].

25 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/15-18

Letter from Ruby Pritchard to WSC, asking about his service with the 4th Hussars at Bangalore in the 1890s.

05 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/19

Letter from A.C. Sheepshanks, Eton Coll. to WSC, on Randolph Churchill's application to Christ Church, Oxford and on his policy of not caning senior boys.

29 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/20

Letter from Charles Montag to WSC, on his own and WSC's painting [in French].

03 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/21-22

Letter from Corlandt Macmahon to WSC, on his appointment to treat the Prince of Wales, following WSC's recommendation, also on his treatment of WSC's secretary, Miss C.M. Fisher.

10 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/23

Letter from Patrick Adam to WSC, thanks for gift of painting.

12 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/24

Letter from Patrick Adam to WSC, thanks for gift of painting.

23 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/25

Letter from Margaret Bryant, Encyclopedia Britannica, to WSC, asking for his opinion of the article on Lord Randolph Churchill by Sir Sidney Low.

13 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/26

Letter from Very Rev. Henry White, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, to WSC, acknowledging receipt of Randolph Churchill's application for admission in October 1929.

14 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/27

Letter from WSC to Very Rev. Henry White, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, on Randolph Churchill's application for admission [copy].

05 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/28

Letter from J L Garvin to WSC, on the health of CSC [who had recently undergone a successful operation for acute mastoid].

14 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/29-30

Letter from Sir Frederick Milner to WSC, on his inability to meet WSC because of his deafness, also on his enjoyment of The World Crisis, with note by WSC to Sir Edward Marsh on his reply].

19 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/31

Letter from Henry Lygon to WSC, invitation to dinner party at the Garrick Club.

20 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/32

Letter from Leonie, Lady Leslie to WSC, on her stay in Paris, and on CSC's health following operation.

21 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/33

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CHAR 1/199/34-36

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Margaret Bryant, Encyclopedia Britannica, passing on WSC's comments on the inadequacy of Sir Sidney Low's article on Lord Randolph Churchill [carbon].

22 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/37

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Pamela McKenna, on letter from Canon Hannay [carbon].

29 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/38

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Dr A Cosgrove George, thanks for sending WSC a pamphlet on Lord Randolph Churchill, sending gift of WSC's Life of Lord Randolph Churchill [carbon].

29 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/39

Letter from Dr A Cosgrove George to Sir Edward Marsh, sending pamphlet on Lord Randolph Churchill.

23 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/40

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Dr A Cosgrove George, asking him to send pamphlet on Lord Randolph Churchill for WSC to examine.

22 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/41-42

Letter from Dr A Cosgrove George to WSC, offering pamphlet, A Political Humbug - Or Half an Hour With Lord Randolph Churchill.

17 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/43

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Major A J Muirhead [carbon].

02 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/44

Letter from Lord Wyfold [formerly Robert Hermon-Hodge] to A J Muirhead, on commemoration of the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars' service under Admiralty Orders in 1914 [copy].

06 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/45

Letter from A Keith Falconer to A J Muirhead, on commemoration of the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars service under Admiralty Orders in 1914 [copy].

[Jan 1928]
CHAR 1/199/46-47

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Major A J Muirhead [carbon].

18 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/199/48-49

Letter from Major A J Muirhead to WSC, on commemoration of the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars service under Admiralty Orders in 1914, also commenting on the regiment's decision to adopt the Royal Artillery badge in favour of their old cavalry badges.

12 Jan [1928]
CHAR 1/199/50

Letter from WSC to Consuelo Balsan [formerly Duchess of Marlborough], on CSC's health following operation, postponing their visit to the Balsan's villa at Lou Seuil, Eze [Ms draft in WSC's hand].

13 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/51-52

Letter from WSC to Consuelo Balsan, on CSC's health following operation, and on her possible visit to the Balsan's villa at Lou Seuil, Eze to recover [carbon].

[14 Feb 1928]
CHAR 1/199/53

Letter from WSC to Dr Cyril Alington, Eton College, thanks for sending quotations from early English authors, and sending copy of Foreign Office paper on the Soviet Union [copy].

14 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/54-56

Letter from Dr Cyril Alington, Eton College to WSC, enclosing extracts from early English authors, 1210-1491.

12 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/57-58

Letter from WSC to A C Sheepshanks, Eton College, thanks for arranging leave Randolph Churchill, so that he could see his mother before her departure for convalescence in France [carbon] Part pub. CV V, Part 1 p.1238.

26 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/59-61

Letter from Admiral Lord Keyes C. in C. Mediterranean Fleet, to WSC, on the dismissal of Rear-Admiral Bernard Collard, and the forthcoming Courts Martial of Captain Kenneth Dewar and Commander H Daniel.

26 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/62

Letter from Alice Balfour to WSC, on the illness of her brother, Lord Balfour.

09 Apr 1928
CHAR 1/199/63

Letter from Alice Balfour to WSC, on the illness of her brother, Lord Balfour.

06 Apr 1928
CHAR 1/199/64

Letter from Lady Cave to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of her husband.

17 Apr 1928
CHAR 1/199/65-66

Letter from WSC to Lady Cave, sympathy on the death of her husband [ts copy].

15 Apr 1928
CHAR 1/199/67

Letter from F E Roberts to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy and cheque for £10 on the death of her husband, Sgt. Clem Roberts.

24 Apr [1928]
CHAR 1/199/68

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to W C Gardner, thanks for informing WSC of the death of Clem Roberts [carbon].

27 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/69

Letter from W C Gardner to WSC, on the death of Sgt. Clem Roberts, who had been awarded the D.C.M. for the rescue of WSC at Dewetsdorp during the Boer War, enclosing cutting from the Johannesburg Star.

07 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/70

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Mrs F E Roberts, passing on WSC's sympathy on the death of her husband, Clem Roberts, and sending gift of £10 [carbon].

19 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/71

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Dr J Fehrsen, thanks for informing WSC of the death of Clem Roberts [carbon].

19 Mar 1928
CHAR 1/199/72-75

Letter from Dr J Fehrsen to WSC, on the death of Sgt. Clem Roberts, who had been awarded the D.C.M. for the rescue of WSC at Dewetsdorp during the Boer War, and indicating that his widow and family were in financial difficulties, enclosing presscutting.

23 Feb 1928
CHAR 1/199/76-78

Letter from Randolph S Churchill to WSC, offering sympathy on attack of influenza, and reporting on progress with the lake at Chartwell.

03 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/79-80

Letter from Diana Churchill to WSC, on stay at Lou Seuil, Eze, with Consuelo and Jacques Balsan.

04 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/81

Letter from Lord Vansittart to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of his step-son.

05 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/82

Letter from Lord Rosebery to WSC.

08 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/83

Letter from Corlandt Macmahon to WSC, on WSC's recommendation that Dr Kenneth Ward should consult Macmahon.

09 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/84-85

Letter from Corlandt Macmahon to WSC, offering sympathy on illness [influenza], also on Macmahon's Royal patients, the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor] and the Duke of York, [later King George VI] who had been recommended by WSC.

10 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/86

Letter from Edward Marsh, PS to WSC to Colonel R E Crompton, on WSC's inability to contribute towards the cost of wireless equipment for Harrow School [carbon].

17 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/87

Letter from Colonel R E Crompton to WSC, asking if he would be willing to subscribe £10 towards the cost of wireless equipment for Harrow School.

11 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/88

Letter from Randolph S Churchill to WSC, on his election to Eton College Political Society, and on Duff Cooper's [later Lord Norwich] address to the Society on the meaning of Conservatism.

19 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/89-90

Letter from Lord Grey of Fallodon [formerly Sir Edward Grey] to WSC, on his candidature for the Chancellorship of Oxford University.

20 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/91

Letter from Randolph S Churchill to WSC, on his intention to take handwriting lessons, and on meeting with Sir James Masterton-Smith, sending essay that he had written on "The Dole".

22 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/92

Letter from WSC to Nellie Romilly, on Lady Blanche Hozier's estate, particularly her house at Dieppe [carbon].

28 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/93-94

Letter from Robert Birley, Eton College, to WSC, on Paget and Macaulay's treatment of the 1st Duke of Marlborough, and on Randolph Churchill's historical and religious studies, and his efforts to improve his handwriting.

31 May [1928]
CHAR 1/199/95-96

Letter from WSC to Robert Birley, on Paget and Macaulay's treatment of the 1st Duke of Marlborough, and on Randolph Churchill's poor handwriting [carbon].

25 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/97

Letter from WSC to F A Lindemann [later Lord Cherwell], thanks for calculations for filling ponds and lake at Chartwell [carbon].

31 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/98-99

Letter from WSC to F A Lindemann [later Lord Cherwell] on flow of water from the lower pool in the water garden to the new top lake at Chartwell [carbon].

25 May 1928
CHAR 1/199/100

Letter from Brig.-Gen. Sir James Edmonds to WSC, thanks for telegram of congratulation on knighthood.

07 Jun 1928
CHAR 1/199/101

Letter from WSC to Edward Spears, declining invitation to stay at his villa near Cap Ferrat in August [carbon].

15 Jun 1928
CHAR 1/199/102

Letter from Edward Spears to WSC, invitation to stay at his villa near Cap Ferrat in August.

07 Jun 1928
CHAR 1/199/103

Letter from WSC to Admiral Lord Keyes, luncheon invitation.

19 Jun 1928
CHAR 1/199/104

Letter from G.G. Jenkins to WSC, thanks for letter of appreciation on medical treatment of CSC.

25 Jun 1928
CHAR 1/199/105

Letter from Mary Hozier to WSC, on her pleasure at being able to give him some gunnera for his garden at Chartwell, also inviting him and CSC to visit her at Haslemere.

06 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/106

Letter from WSC to Mary Hozier, on his admiration for the gunnera in her garden, asking if she could spare some [copy].

02 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/107

Letter from Lord Dawson to WSC, on WSC's health following bout of influenza.

07 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/108-109

Letter from Victor, Lord Churchill to WSC, enclosing letter from the Cuban Legation in London, who were attempting to trace a British officer named Spencer- Churchill, who had visited Cuba in 1896.

08 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/110

Letter from The Duke of Marlborough to WSC, invitation to visit Blenheim Palace.

12 Jul [1928]
CHAR 1/199/111

Letter from WSC to Victor Smith, on his dental problems [carbon].

16 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/112

Letter from C.M. Fisher to Corlandt Macmahon, on WSC's recommendation that Mrs Richard Norton should be treated by him [carbon].

18 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/113-114

Letter from Richard Cox to WSC, on Cox's financial situation.

19 Jul [1928]
CHAR 1/199/115

Letter from James Younger to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on ill health Younger had served with WSC in the 4th Hussars.

23 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/116

Letter from WSC to James Younger, sympathy on illness [carbon].

25 Jun 1928
CHAR 1/199/117

Letter from WSC to Lt.-Col. Sir Arthur Heneage, on illness of James Younger [carbon].

25 Jun 1928
CHAR 1/199/118

Letter from Lt.-Col. Sir Arthur Heneage to WSC, on illness of James Younger (ex 4th Hussars), asking WSC to write to him.

25 Jun 1928
CHAR 1/199/119

Letter from WSC to Sir Sidney Herbert, sympathy on illness [ts copy with ms annotations by WSC].

23 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/120-121

Letter from Lord Thurso to WSC, on Oswald Birey's desire to paint his portrait.

24 Jul 1924
CHAR 1/199/122

Letter from WSC to Brig.-Gen. Algernon Lawson, on Lawson's health, and hoping that thewy would be able to meet [copy].

25 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/123

Letter from Brig.-Gen. Algernon Lawson to WSC, on his health, and on his pleasure at the passing of the "Tote Bill".

21 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/124

Letter from WSC to Clara Frewen [carbon].

31 Jul 1928
CHAR 1/199/125

Letter from Clara Frewen to WSC, family news.

27 Jul 1927
CHAR 1/199/126-127

Letter from Randolph S. Churchill to WSC, on his departure for O.T.C. Camp, and on his pleasure that the Prime Minister had sided with WSC on the free trade issue Part pub. CV V, Part 1, p.1317.

30 Jul 1928