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CHAR 28/120 Acquired Papers: Letters and telegrams from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

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CHAR 28/120/1-2

Letter from WSC ([France]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he likes the soldiers he is working with and that he does not regret [resigning as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and leaving the government]. Pencil, includes envelope.

2 folios
24 Nov 1915
CHAR 28/120/3-4

Letter from WSC ([France]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for money, discusses his relationship with the Grenadiers, conditions [on the Western Front], the return of "K" [Lord Kitchener] and his opinion of the Government. Envelope present.

2 folios
01 Dec 1915
CHAR 28/120/5-6

Letter from WSC (General Headquarters, British Army in the Field [France]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes his time with the army as "pleasant &peaceful", reports that he has inspected trenches at Nieuwpoort and Ostende [Belgium] and visited the battlefield at Carency [France] and that he is relieved that he is not associated with the present actions of the Government. Envelope present.

2 folios
08 Dec 1915
CHAR 28/120/7-8

Letter from WSC (6th Royal Scots Fusiliers in the Field [France]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses [Herbert] Asquith's [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] treatment of him, commenting "having been an adventurer in my enterprises [a reference to the Dardanelles campaign]...he threw me over without the slightest effort even to state the true facts on my behalf", and reports that he is currently commanding the Fusiliers. Envelope present.

2 folios
07 Jan 1916
CHAR 28/120/9-10

Letter from WSC (6th Royal Scots Fusiliers in the Field [France]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is looking forward to returning home and discusses the effect of the cold weather on fighting in the trenches. Envelope present.

2 folios
23 Jan 1916
CHAR 28/120/11-12

Letter from WSC (6th Royal Scots Fusiliers in the Field [France]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses his decision to return from France, says that he enjoys being in the trenches and intends to speak to Arthur Balfour. Envelope present.

2 folios
04 Apr 1916
CHAR 28/120/13-14

Letter from WSC (41 Cromwell Road) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses arrangements to see her and financial affairs. Envelope present.

2 folios
14 Aug 1916
CHAR 28/120/15

Telegram from WSC (Paris [France]) to Lady Randolph Churchill discussing arrangements to see her.

1 folio
27 Jan 1919
CHAR 28/120/16

Financial calculations in the hand of WSC detailing payments from Lady Randolph Churchill to Montagu Porch.

1 folio
[1919]
CHAR 28/120/17

Note from WSC (Admiralty) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he is going to the Admiralty.

1 folio
[1915]