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CHAR 28/48 Acquired Papers. Letters to Lady Randolph Churchill from Albert Edward, Prince of Wales. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

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CHAR 28/48/1-2

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales] (Marlborough House [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] thanking her for her note and saying that he was sorry that she could not attend a function. Envelope present.

2 folios
19 Feb 1886
CHAR 28/48/3-4

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales] (Marlborough Club, Pall Mall [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he says that he would like to see her before she goes to Ireland and asks what time would suit her. Envelope present.

2 folios
03 Mar 1887
CHAR 28/48/5-6

Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] (RYS "Britannia", Cannes [France]) to Lady [Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses pleasure that she is to sail with him; gives the names of others who may be present; invites her to dinner and suggests that she should take a room in a hotel in Nice [France] so that she may change; and says that Prince Louis Battenberg [later Lord Milford Haven] may invite her to dinner. Envelope present.

2 folios
25 Mar 1887
CHAR 28/48/7-8

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Marlborough House, Pall Mall [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he outlines the terms on which Mrs Johnstone would be prepared to let "Cliff Side" at Cowes [Isle of Wight]. Envelope present.

2 folios
09 Jul 1887
CHAR 28/48/9-10

Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he says that she should contact Mrs Johnstone directly about renting ["Cliff Side" at Cowes, Isle of Wight]. Envelope present.

2 folios
11 Jul 1887
CHAR 28/48/11-12

Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] asking whether she would mind inviting Lord Fife to her dinner party. Envelope present.

2 folios
16 Jul 1887
CHAR 28/48/13-14

Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter and says that he has heard that she is "tremendously liked" in Paris [France]. Envelope present.

2 folios
11 Feb 1889
CHAR 28/48/15-16

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Windsor Castle) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] inviting her and Lord Randolph [Churchill] to Sandringham. Envelope sealed with red wax present.

2 folios
15 Dec [1889]
CHAR 28/48/17-18

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] thanking her for remembering his birthday and commenting that it is a pity that Lord Randolph [Churchill] did not accept an invitation. Envelope present.

2 folios
10 Nov 1890
CHAR 28/48/19-21

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Hamburg [Germany]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he expresses sorrow at the death of a friend, "Harry" , says that Francis Knollys has written to [Lord] Randolph [Churchill], describes "Harry's" illness, comments on an disagreement between her and Lady de Grey at Bayreuth [Germany] and says that he is glad that Randolph is enjoying his trip. Envelope present.

3 folios
27 Aug 1891
CHAR 28/48/22-23

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Paris [France]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for a letter and says that he is looking forward to seeing her soon. Envelope present.

2 folios
29 Apr 1894
CHAR 28/48/24-26

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Balmoral) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for a letter and photographs; says that he hopes that the journey is helping [Lord] Randolph [Churchill's] health; comments on yacht racing; describes his plans; makes observations on the Comte de Paris and the Duke d'Orleans' new position and asks her to give his good wishes to Randolph. Envelope present.

3 folios
19 Sep 1894
CHAR 28/48/27-29

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for a letter and expresses concern about [Lord] Randolph [Churchill's] health; comments that [Alexandra] Princess [of Wales, later Queen Alexandra] will be away for Christmas and that he is going to Sandringham; says that he hopes [WSC and John S Churchill] may be able to come and see her and that he is sorry that she was not able to see more of India. Envelope present.

3 folios
20 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/48/30

Card from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he expresses concern about [Lord] Randolph [Churchill's] health and her distress.

1 folio
27 Dec [1894]
CHAR 28/48/31-32

Card from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Sandringham [Norfolk) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for writing in a book and expresses concern about [Lord] Randolph [Churchill's] health. Envelope sealed with black wax present.

2 folios
14 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/48/33-34

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he expresses sorrow at the news of [Lord] Randolph [Churchill's] death, comments on "the cloud" in their friendship, and says that he has asked [Sir] Francis [Knollys] to represent him at the funeral. Envelope present.

2 folios
24 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/48/35-36

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for writing to him, says that he will treasure the present from [Lord] Randolph [Churchill] and that he hopes [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] is well. Envelope present.

2 folios
27 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/48/37-38

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he expresses sympathy at the death of [Clara Jerome]. Envelope present.

2 folios
05 Apr 1895
CHAR 28/48/39-40

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Hamburg [Germany]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter, says that he is glad that she enjoyed herself at Aix les Bains, speculates on the identity of her "victim", describes his plans and activities and comments on [?horse racing]. Envelope present.

2 folios
08 Sep 1895
CHAR 28/48/41-42

Card from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] thanking her for sending him books for his birthday. Envelope present.

2 folios
10 Nov 1895
CHAR 28/48/43-44

Letter from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] thanking her for sending him a letter from the Baron to Mr Lumley which he encloses [not present] and for giving "a charming dinner". Envelope present.

2 folios
27 Feb 1896
CHAR 28/48/45-46

Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House, Pall Mall [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] suggesting a time at which he may call on her. Envelope sealed with black wax present.

2 folios
10 Jun 1896
CHAR 28/48/47-48

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Hamburg [Germany]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for a letter; says that he is glad that she is enjoying Cowes [regatta]; comments on an inquest; describes the weather and says that he has caught a cold; comments on news about D[uche]ss Lily [Lady William Beresford, formerly Lilian, Duchess of Marlborough] and discusses concerts. Envelope present.

2 folios
24 Aug 1896
CHAR 28/48/49-50

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Hamburg [Germany]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he describes his plans to return to London and says that he would like to come and see her, says he has seen Count [Charles] Kinsky and his wife and thinks that they are happy together and says that he hopes to see WSC. Envelope present.

2 folios
01 Sep 1896
CHAR 28/48/51-52

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Balmoral Castle) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter, says that he enjoyed his visit to Tulchan [Lodge, Perthshire, Scotland]), makes comments about Angela [Lady Angela Forbes], and recommends a house she should visit. Envelope present.

2 folios
25 Sep 1896
CHAR 28/48/53-54

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Stowlangtoft Hall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter, discusses a horse, describes hunting and says that he would like to see her in London. Envelope sealed with red wax present.

2 folios
04 Oct 1896
CHAR 28/48/55-56

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Wynyard Park, Stockton on Tees [Durham]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he says that [1st] Lord Rothschild has cancelled a party at Tring [Hertfordshire] because of a "contre temps", asks whether he may come and have tea with her and invites her to a dinner. Envelope sealed with red wax present.

2 folios
21 Oct 1896
CHAR 28/48/57-58

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he expresses surprise at receiving her letter from Newlands, comments that she must be "up to your old game again" and comments that he imagines that she has not taken WSC with her and makes observations on WSC's opinions. Envelope present.

2 folios
31 Oct 1896
CHAR 28/48/59-60

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough Club, Pall Mall [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter, describes his state of health, comments that [George, Prince of Wales later King George V] is a "grand shot" and makes observations about Lord Fincastle. Envelope present.

2 folios
21 Nov 1896
CHAR 28/48/61-62

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter containing an account of her visit to Warwick [Castle], describes the weather, thanks her for giving [Alexandra] Princess [of Wales, later Queen Alexandra] a birthday present and says that she will not make money by gambling. Envelope sealed with red wax present.

2 folios
01 Dec 1896
CHAR 28/48/63-64

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Hall Barn, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter, describes the party he is attending, details his plans and says that he would like to come and have tea with her. Envelope present.

2 folios
10 Dec 1896
CHAR 28/48/65-66

Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] wishing her a happy Christmas. Envelope present.

2 folios
25 Dec 1896