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CHAR 28/63 Acquired Papers. Letters from Albert Edward, Prince of Wales to Lady Randolph Churchill. CHAR 28/63/24-35 is postmarked 5 December 1888: all the other items date to 1898. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

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CHAR 28/63/1

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough Club, Pall Mall [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses arrangements to see her and comments on her treatment of her friends and her opinion that he was annoyed with her.

1 folio
[1898]
CHAR 28/63/2-3

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Royal Yacht "Osborne", Cannes [France]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he refers to a discussion over an "indiscretion" which she thinks that [Marquis Luis de] Soveral has committed and congratulates her on WSC's safety. Envelope present.

2 folios
[1898]
CHAR 28/63/4-5

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Osborne, Isle of Wight) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he thanks her for her letter and discusses his plans to go to Balmoral. Envelope present.

2 folios
10 Sep 1898
CHAR 28/63/6-8

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Mar Lodge, Braemar [Aberdeenshire, Scotland]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter; says that he has visited Balmoral; describes his surroundings and the other guests who include Blanche Forbes and [5th Lord] Rosebery and expresses pleasure at the news that WSC is returning home. Envelope present.

3 folios
23 Sep 1898
CHAR 28/63/9-10

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Mar Lodge, Braemar [Aberdeenshire, Scotland]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for copying out a letter by WSC about his escape [from the Boers] which he describes as "most interesting" and says that he hopes that her ankle is better. Envelope present.

2 folios
26 Sep 1898
CHAR 28/63/11-13

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Mar Lodge, Braemar [Aberdeenshire, Scotland]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a letter from WSC, comments on her opinion that the Sirdar [Lord Kitchener] was "no tactician", thanks her for her sympathy on a death which has affected Princess [Alexandra, later Queen Alexandra]. Envelope sealed with black wax present.

3 folios
03 Oct 1898
CHAR 28/63/14-15

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Mar Lodge, Braemar [Aberdeenshire, Scotland]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has had a discussion with WSC, discusses arrangements to see her for tea and says that he would like to see WSC in London. Envelope sealed with black wax present.

2 folios
09 Oct 1898
CHAR 28/63/16-17

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is glad that she is enjoying her visit and that he has seen [Baron] de Staal. Envelope present.

2 folios
20 Oct 1898
CHAR 28/63/18-19

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter, comments that she "unnecessarily 'gave herself away'" and says that he enjoyed seeing WSC. Envelope present.

2 folios
03 Nov 1898
CHAR 28/63/20-21

Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for a birthday present and talks of the strength of their friendship. Envelope present.

2 folios
12 Nov 1898
CHAR 28/63/22-23

Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Castle Rising, Kings Lynn [Norfolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is glad that she enjoyed her stay at Welbeck [Abbey, Nottinghamshire] and that he has heard that she and [Marquis Luis de] Soveral were "the life and soul of the party" and gives the names of those he has seen who include [Reuben] Sassoon. Envelope sealed with black wax present.

2 folios
17 Nov 1898
CHAR 28/63/24-25

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 is glad that the pheasants arrived safely and comments on [Lord] Randolph [Churchill's] absence from politics. Envelope present.

2 folios
05 Dec 1888
CHAR 28/63/26-27

Card from Albert Edward [Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter and comments on the success of a dinner given by [Lord] Curzon. Envelope present.

2 folios
15 Dec 1898
CHAR 28/63/28

Christmas card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] to "Lady Jinnie" [Lady Randolph Churchill].

1 folio
[Dec] [1898]