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CHAR 28/47 Acquired Papers. Letters to Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill concerning WSC's illness. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

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CHAR 28/47/1

Memorandum from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 &30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) detailing WSC's condition and saying that he will watch WSC during the night.

1 folio
[14] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/2

Note from [Dr Robson Roose] (Bedford Hotel, Brighton [Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill detailing WSC's condition and the fall in his temperature.

1 folio
[15] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/3

Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 &30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill informing him that "we are still fighting the battle for your Boy [WSC]" and detailing WSC's condition.

1 folio
[15] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/4

Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 &30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill informing him that WSC "is holding his own well, right well" and saying that there is no cause for anxiety for another 12 hours.

1 folio
15 Mar 1886
CHAR 28/47/5

Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 &30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill in which he says that they have had "a very anxious night" , details WSC's condition and says that he hopes that WSC will recover.

1 folio
15 Mar 1886
CHAR 28/47/6

Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 &30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill in which he gives a good account of WSC's recovery and recommends "the avoidance of chill, rest and quiet" and says that he has confidence in [Dr Joseph] Rutter.

1 folio
[17] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/7

Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (The Station [Brighton, Sussex]) to Lady Randolph Churchill recommending that [Elizabeth] Everest should not be allowed to see WSC as it might cause a relapse.

1 folio
[17] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/8

Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (46 Grosvenor Square [London]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing sympathy for her anxiety over WSC, saying that she has seen "R" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and that she hopes that [Elizabeth] Everest will be "sensible" and not excite WSC.

1 folio
[17] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/9

Letter from "M" [Moreton Frewen] (18 Chapel Street, Park Lane [London]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses relief that WSC is better and reports that [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] "stopped the whole line at the levee to ask after him". Typescript.

1 folio
17 Mar 1886
CHAR 28/47/10

Letter from Henry James [later 1st Lord James of Hereford] (28 Wilton Place, Belgrave Square [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] expressing sympathy for her and [Lord Randolph Churchill] over [WSC's illness].

1 folio
[Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/11

Letter from "Mamma" [Clara Jerome] ([London]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing relief at WSC's recovery and asking whether she may be able to come and see [Leonard Jerome] before he leaves for the United States.

1 folio
[Mar] [1886]