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CHAR 28/30 Acquired Papers. Letters from John S Churchill to Lady Randolph Churchill. All letters are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

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CHAR 28/30/1-2

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to allow "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] to visit him and to tell "Grandma" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough or Clara Jerome] that he was sorry not to have seen her. Envelope present.

2 folios
23 Jan 1890
CHAR 28/30/3

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a letter from "Winey" [WSC] and that he is reading "Three Boys".

1 folio
26 Jan 1890
CHAR 28/30/4

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received two letters from "Winey" [WSC], that "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] has visited him and that he has money left.

1 folio
31 Jan 1890
CHAR 28/30/5

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received two letters from "Winey" [WSC] and that "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] has visited him.

1 folio
31 Jan [1890]
CHAR 28/30/6-7

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that he enjoys Monte Carlo [Monaco], discusses an outbreak of influenza and says that he has money left. Envelope present.

2 folios
09 Feb 1890
CHAR 28/30/8-9

Letter from [John] S Churchill (Elstree School [Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses a football match. Envelope present.

2 folios
14 Feb 1890
CHAR 28/30/10

Envelope adressed to Lady Randolph Churchill in the hand of John S Churchill.

1 folio
16 Feb 1890
CHAR 28/30/11-12

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he will return home on 2 April. Envelope present.

2 folios
23 Mar 1890
CHAR 28/30/13

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mumy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses an article about [Lord Randolph Churchill] in the Daily Graphic and says that "Paget", one of his teachers, has left.

1 folio
30 Apr 1890
CHAR 28/30/14-15

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School [Hertfordshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has been placed top of his form five times, encloses a form list and says that he hopes that the Abbesse [one of Lord Randolph Churchill's racehorses] will win again.

2 folios
03 May 1890
CHAR 28/30/16

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School [Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for allowing "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] to visit him, reports that he has been placed top of his form and says that he is sorry to hear that "Winney" [WSC] has a toothache.

1 folio
11 May 1890
CHAR 28/30/17

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has been placed top of his form.

1 folio
15 May [1890]
CHAR 28/30/18

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he congratulates his father on the success of the Abbesse [one of Lord Randolph's racehorses] in the Manchester cup and discusses the school's success at cricket.

1 folio
01 Jun [1890]
CHAR 28/30/19

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that she hopes she has won by betting on the Abbesse [one of Lord Randolph's racehorses] and asks her to write to him.

1 folio
04 Jun 1890
CHAR 28/30/20

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he congratulates her on the success of the Abbesse [one of Lord Randolph's racehorses] and reports that he has been placed at the top of his form.

1 folio
06 Jun 1890
CHAR 28/30/21

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the time that he will return home and reports that he has been placed at the top of his form.

1 folio
10 Jun 1890
CHAR 28/30/22

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the purchase of a racehorse.

1 folio
05 Jul [1890]
CHAR 28/30/23

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Cliveden [Buckinghamshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that they have been given good rooms, that they have been punting with Aunt Sarah [Lady Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Wilson], and that "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] has promised him a gold watch if he writes him nice letters.

1 folio
15 Aug 1890
CHAR 28/30/24

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School [Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has replied to a letter from [Lord Randolph Churchill] with "such a long letter quite grand four sides" and that [James] Welldon is going to deliver a sermon at the school.

1 folio
05 Oct 1890
CHAR 28/30/25

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to send him some stamps.

1 folio
12 Oct 1890
CHAR 28/30/26

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is well and happy.

1 folio
22 Oct 1890
CHAR 28/30/27

Letter from [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses a football match and asks her to visit him.

1 folio
02 Nov 1890
CHAR 28/30/28-29

Letter from [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing arrangements for his return home. Envelope present.

2 folios
08 Dec 1890
CHAR 28/30/30

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he was very disappointed that he was not allowed home and "still more disappointed" that she did not visit him.

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/31

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has little money, discusses an outbreak of ringworm at the school, and reports that he has been placed top of his form three times.

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/32

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses an outbreak on ringworm at the school.

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/33

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is well, that he is sorry that he did not write before, and that he has received a letter from "Winey" [WSC].

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/34

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses an invitation from a master to visit Somerset and asks her to allow him to go.

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/35

Number not allocated.

1 folio
1997
CHAR 28/30/36

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the weather and a football match and says that he has not spent all his money.

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/37

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks after various animals and says that he hopes to secure his remove.

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/38

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks after his grandparents.

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/39

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] asking her to send him some money and some figs.

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/40

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] asking her to forward a letter for him. On the reverse there is a letter from [Elizabeth Everest] to Lady Randolph Churchill asking about arrangements for the stair carpet and discussing the health of [WSC] and [John S Churchill].

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/41

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] in which he says that he has received an atlas and says that he is suffering from a cold.

1 folio
[1890]
CHAR 28/30/42

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for oranges, describing his activities during his exeat and saying that he hopes that she did not lose much when her purse was stolen.

1 folio
23 Mar [1892]
CHAR 28/30/43

Letter from [John] S Churchill ([Banstead Manor, Newmarket, Suffolk]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that they have killed lots of rats and rabbits and are hoping to play cricket.

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/44

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that Aunt Sarah [Wilson formerly Lady Sarah Churchill] would like to make arrangements for a horse to be sent to Banstead [Manor, Newmarket, Suffolk].

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/45

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has seen "Winney" [WSC] who was "in great form" and discusses the possibility of going to Harrow.

1 folio
06 May [1892]
CHAR 28/30/46

Letter from [John S Churchill] (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mumy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to write to him and says that the masters' team were beaten at cricket.

1 folio
10 May 1891
CHAR 28/30/46A

Letter from John S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mumy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to ask "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] to send him some money and a hamper, reports that the school has just lost a cricket match, and that he is looking forward to seeing "Winney" [WSC].

1 folio
16 May 1891
CHAR 28/30/47

Letter from John S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that "Winny" [WSC] was not allowed to visit him as he had broken a window, reports on his position in his form and says that he is looking forward to returning home for [cricket at] Lords.

1 folio
24 May 1891
CHAR 28/30/48

Letter from[John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mumie" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to send him some fruit, asks after "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and says that it is so hot that "the sun is melting me to butter".

1 folio
31 May 1891
CHAR 28/30/49

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mumie" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for sending him fruit, asks her to ensure that he has a pony, discusses the outbreak of mumps and an eye disease at the school.

1 folio
07 Jun 1891
CHAR 28/30/50

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which discusses an outbreak of mumps at the school and begs her to allow him to return home.

1 folio
[Jun] [1891]
CHAR 28/30/51

Letter from John S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mummie" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses his disappointment at not being able to return home, asks her to instruct "Winney" [WSC] to "smash an Eton top hat", says that he is looking forward to returning home and asks her to send him copies of the London News.

1 folio
09 Jul 1891
CHAR 28/30/52

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks after "Winnie" [WSC] and says that he hopes he "converted some Eton young ladies" and details [cricket] results.

1 folio
12 Jul 1891
CHAR 28/30/53

Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses arrangements for his return home. Illustrated with a drawing of a steam train.

1 folio
19 Jul [1891]
CHAR 28/30/54

Letter from [John S Churchill] (Banstead Manor, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes his father is well and "happy with the blacks".

1 folio
06 Aug 1891
CHAR 28/30/55

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mummmma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she is enjoying the races, asks after [Elizabeth] Everest, requests copies of the Daily Graphic and reports that he has seen Lady Claud Hamilton.

1 folio
29 Sep 1891
CHAR 28/30/56

Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mumy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks after various animals, reports that he has written to "Grandmama" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough or Clara Jerome] and that he will not be placed in his form as he is unable to take any interest in his work.

1 folio
[Sep] [1891]
CHAR 28/30/57

Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has had a bilious attack but asks her not to tell "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] as "she will think I am dying" and discusses a whip belonging to "Winny" [WSC].

1 folio
04 Oct 1891
CHAR 28/30/58

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes the bad weather.

1 folio
11 Oct 1891
CHAR 28/30/59

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] inviting her to visit him with "Winny" [WSC].

1 folio
18 Oct 1891
CHAR 28/30/60

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to send him money to buy "Winny" [WSC] a birthday present.

1 folio
08 [Nov] 1891
CHAR 28/30/61

Letter from [John S Churchill] (Elstree School [Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a visit from "Winney" [WSC] and asking about her plans for the holiday, commenting "Do let me keep with Winney whatever happens".

1 folio
10 Nov 1891
CHAR 28/30/62

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a hunt and asking her to send him a hamper as he only has bread to eat.

1 folio
13 Nov 1891
CHAR 28/30/63

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to write to Mr Sanderson.

1 folio
16 Nov 1891
CHAR 28/30/64

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that one of "Winney's" [WSC's] friends from Harrow visited the school and asks her to allow "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] to send him a hamper.

1 folio
26 Nov 1891
CHAR 28/30/65

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to allow him to see "Winney" [WSC] during the holiday and to write to him.

1 folio
01 Dec 1891
CHAR 28/30/66

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he would like to see "Winney" [WSC] during the holidays and says that he hopes that he will get his remove in Classics, French and Arithmetic.

1 folio
11 Dec 1891
CHAR 28/30/67-68

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her whether "Winney" [WSC] will have to go to France during the holidays; asks her to let him see him and to send him some money; and discusses arrangements for his return home.

2 folios
13 Dec 1891
CHAR 28/30/69

Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks after various animals and says that he is all right.

1 folio
26 [Jan] [1892]
CHAR 28/30/70

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to send him money and a brace of pheasants.

1 folio
[Jan] [1892]
CHAR 28/30/71

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes a woman he travelled with and asks her to make "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] visit him.

1 folio
29 Jan 1892
CHAR 28/30/72

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School [Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the medication he is being given, asks her to visit him, to give him permission to learn fencing and to send him the Strand Magazine.

1 folio
31 Jan 1892
CHAR 28/30/73

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] wishing him a happy birthday and discussing his teachers' opinion that he is too young to go to Harrow [school].

1 folio
13 [Feb] 1892
CHAR 28/30/74

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing his disappointment that she did not visit him, discussing a possible outbreak of chicken pox and asking her to make "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] visit him. Also numbered "69".

1 folio
02 Mar [1892]
CHAR 28/30/75

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes a fit experienced by Mr Sanderson, one of his schoolmasters, says that he has not heard from "Winney" [WSC] and that "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] is too busy to visit him. Also numbered "70".

1 folio
15 Mar 1892
CHAR 28/30/76

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks where she is and asks her to allow him to buy some more photographs.

1 folio
19 Jun 1892
CHAR 28/30/77

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that "Winney" [WSC] is looking after him, discusses arrangements to have his watch sent to Dent's and says that he prefers [Harrow] to Elstree [his previous school].

1 folio
22 Sep 1892
CHAR 28/30/78

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that "Winney" [WSC] is looking after him, that he has passed the arithmetic exam and that he has been given a nice room.

1 folio
22 Sep 1892
CHAR 28/30/79

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that he and "Winney" [WSC] have returned safely.

1 folio
[Sep] [1892]
CHAR 28/30/80

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that he and "Winney" [WSC] have returned safely and that his watch keeps good time.

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/81

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that "Winney" [WSC] is going to take a medical examination and that he is hoping for a quiet day, commenting "I do not get much peace while he is here".

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/82

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing arrangements to return home.

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/83

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he was taken out to tea by J C Hamilton and asks her to send him money.

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/84

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that "Winney" [WSC] is taking "all kinds of medicines" and sends his love.

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/85

Letter from [John S Churchill] ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses arrangements to return home and says that "Winney" [WSC] is unwell.

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/86

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is bankrupt and that "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] is going to visit him.

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/87

Letter from [John] S Churchill (Banstead Manor, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he describes a boring sermon and reports that "Winny" [WSC] is very "unhappy" about [James] Welldon and that [WSC] is expected to get in [to Sandhurst].

1 folio
[1892]
CHAR 28/30/88

Letter from [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has arrived back safely.

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/89

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] thanking him for his letter and for sending him money and commenting on the heat.

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/90

Letter from [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that "Winny" [WSC] does not like his rooms at Sandhurst, asks her to make "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] visit him, and reports that the school is going to give a clock as a present for the Royal Marriage.

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/91

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow School [Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for giving him some money and asking her to visit him.

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/92

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex] on the notepaper of Banstead Manor) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a visit made by "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] to [Harrow] and reporting that [Lord Randolph] has told [James] Welldon that "Winny" [WSC] was working hard and was expected to pass the [Sandhurst] examination.

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/93

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Andermatt [Switzerland) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his journey and climbing Pilatus. He also reports that "Winney" [WSC] "went nearly mad" at the news that he had passed the Sandhurst examination and is writing to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill].

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/94

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Welldon's, Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his stay with his aunt and saying that he and [WSC] enjoyed their visit to Paris [France] .

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/95A

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Reverend J E C Welldon's, Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to visit him, says that "the exchequer is very low" as he has had to pay for photographs.

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/96

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow on the Hill [Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he details his expenses and asks her to send him some money and to visit him.

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/97

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Reverend J E C Welldon's, Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses his disappointment that "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] did not visit, reports that "Winney" [WSC] is going to visit him and asks for money.

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/98-99

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow on the Hill [Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that "Winney" [WSC] appears to be enjoying Sandhurst despite a boil on his face and seems to have grown two inches. He also says that a Constitutional Club is to be opened the following week.

2 folios
Sep [1893]
CHAR 28/30/100

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has not heard from "Winney" [WSC] and asks about plans for his holidays.

1 folio
[Nov] [1893]
CHAR 28/30/101

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has not caught a fever, asks her to send him some money and whether he may go to France.

1 folio
[Nov] [1893]
CHAR 28/30/102

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Banstead Manor, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to write and tell him whether he may return home for [the cricket] at Lords and says that "Winny" [WSC] reported that she had cheered the Prince [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales].

1 folio
[1893]
CHAR 28/30/103

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received letters from "Winny" [WSC] and from "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and asks her to visit him.

1 folio
02 Feb 1894
CHAR 28/30/104

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for the present of a cashbox and comments that "Winney"[WSC] is not looking forward to returning to Harrow.

1 folio
09 Feb 1894
CHAR 28/30/105

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to visit him.

1 folio
21 Feb 1894
CHAR 28/30/106

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he did see Lord Roberts who was pleased that he was going into the 60th regiment and says that [James] Welldon has spoken about temperance in the army.

1 folio
09 Mar 1894
CHAR 28/30/107

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow on the Hill [Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing messages left for her and accounts of speeches by "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and [Arthur] Balfour in the Times. He also asks her to sign an enclosure and to send him some white curtains.

1 folio
15 Apr 1894
CHAR 28/30/108

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that "Winney" [WSC] has visited him, reports that [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] is to visit the school and that he is looking forward to going to Switzerland.

1 folio
01 Jul 1894
CHAR 28/30/109-110

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] visited his room during his visit to the school; lists the names of the other people present; describes a visit to Lords; reports that WSC is to escort "Molly" [Adela Hacket] to Harrow; and expresses pleasure at the news that "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] is better.

2 folios
17 Jul 1894
CHAR 28/30/111-112

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Grand Hotel, Scarborough [Yorkshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes a visit to Deepdene; describes his impressions of Scarborough; and says that he thinks that several of his letters have been lost.

2 folios
18 Sep 1894
CHAR 28/30/113

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow on the Hill [Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her where "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] is and asks her to visit him.

1 folio
[1894]
CHAR 28/30/114-115

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow School [Middlesex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he details the plans of [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough]; reports that he has visited [Clara] Jerome and that he did not mind being back at school; discusses the illness of Margaret, a house maid; and says that he imagines that affairs in Yokohama [Japan] are very interesting.

2 folios
28 Sep 1894
CHAR 28/30/115A

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses a visit he paid to [Clara] Jerome; a bequest of land in Oxford to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] by "the mad old cat"; his distress that "Papa" is angry at not receiving letters from him; [James] Welldon's illness and his progress at school.

2 folios
02 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/30/116

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his hopes that she enjoyed her visit to Japan; a disappointing lecture by Lord Roberts; a magic lantern lecture about birds; a History Prize; and his desire to receive news of her. Also numbered "108".

1 folio
02 Nov 1894
CHAR 28/30/117

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: his intention to stay with "Grandmama" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] and WSC at Branksome Dene; his intention to be confirmed the following year and WSC's progress at Sandhurst.

1 folio
08 Nov 1894
CHAR 28/30/118

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Harrow [School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough's] plans and her difficulties with "Heley", a servant; and invitations to WSC.

1 folio
15 Nov [1894]
CHAR 28/30/119

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has written letters every week; that Harrow boys are "cursing our founders" as the school was built on a hill as Eton, which was built in a valley, has been flooded and the boys have been sent home; and that he is missing his parents.

1 folio
23 Nov [1894]
CHAR 28/30/120

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses pleasure at having received a telegram, and describes a confirmation service, his progress at school and the content of the army examinations. He says that he is missing his parents, discusses the war between the Chinese and Japanese and speculates on Russian affairs.

1 folio
30 Nov 1894
CHAR 28/30/121

Part of a letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (The Deepdene, Dorking [Surrey]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks after the health of "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill].

1 folio
[1894]
CHAR 28/30/122-123

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (The Deepdene, Dorking [Surrey]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is staying with Aunt Lily [Lady William Beresford] who is ill, reports that WSC has "come out second" in the riding at Sandhurst and remarks that he is expecting a telegram to hear that he (Lord Randolph) has arrived at Marseilles [France].

1 folio
21 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/30/124

Number not allocated.

1 folio
1997
CHAR 28/30/125

Number not allocated.

1 folio
1997
CHAR 28/30/126

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (The Deepdene, Dorking [Surrey]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks after the health of "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill], says that he is glad that he is close to her and wishes her a happy Christmas.

1 folio
[Dec] [1894]
CHAR 28/30/127

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Versailles [France]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the price of riding, says that he does not think that WSC should try and return home and comments on the good health of a baby who "has very good lungs, and there seems no chance of them wearing out".

1 folio
[1895]
CHAR 28/30/128

Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes a lecture on the Japanese War and says that the lecturer, Mr Villiers, was complimentary about "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill].

1 folio
[1895]