Personal: Correspondence:.

Reference code: CHAR 1/65

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Date: Jan 1907 - Jul 1907

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Correspondents include The Duke of Marlborough (2); Lord Rosebery (4); George Cornwallis-West; Sir John Brabazon; General Sir Ian Hamilton (2); Sir Arthur Bigge (later Lord Stamfordham), on behalf of the Prince of Wales (later King George V); Lady Randolph Churchill (4); W Bourke Cockran; the Daily Mail; Charles Nicholl; John Morley (later Lord Morley of Blackburn); Aylmer Haldane and Lady Elcho.

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Reference Record Date
CHAR 1/65/1 Letter from WSC to The Duke of Marlborough, on Marlborough's matrimonial difficulties [Initialled ms, in WSC's hand, annotated, "Not Sent"]. 04 Jan 1907
CHAR 1/65/2 Letter from P L Angus, Estates Office, Blenheim Palace, to WSC, on WSC's polo ponies. 16 Jan 1907
CHAR 1/65/3-5 Letter from Annette Anning, P.S. to WSC, to the Editor of The Throne, [W Gavin] on allegations that WSC had bribed the guard in order to escape from the Boers in December 1899 [copy]. 26 Jan 1907
CHAR 1/65/6 Letter from W Gavin, Editor, The Throne, to Annette Anning, Secretary to WSC, offering to publish an apology and a correction to allegation that WSC had bribed the guard to escape from the Boers in 1899. 28 Jan 1907
CHAR 1/65/7 Letter from WSC to W Gavin, on libel in "The Throne", alleging that WSC had bribed the guard to escape from the Boers in 1899 [Ms copy in the hand of Annette Anning]. 29 Jan 1907
CHAR 1/65/8-10 Letter from The Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, to WSC, On his matrimonial difficulties, particularly on the possibility of Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough visiting Blenheim. 31 Jan 1907
CHAR 1/65/11-12 Card from Lord Rosebery, the Durdans, Epsom, to WSC, on Rosebery's health. 13 Feb 1907
CHAR 1/65/13-14 Telegram from Lord Rosebery to WSC, declining invitation because of his poor health. 14 Feb 1907
CHAR 1/65/15 Letter from Lord Rosebery, Durdans, Epsom, to WSC, on his continuing poor health. [Feb 1907]
CHAR 1/65/16-17 Letter from Julian Hasler to WSC, on military campaigns in Nigeria. 18 Feb [1907]
CHAR 1/65/18 Letter from George Cornwallis-West, Wheater, Cornwallis- West & Co., London, to WSC, on his business, and acknowledging receipt of cheque. 19 Feb 1907
CHAR 1/65/19-20 Letter from General Sir John Brabazon, Wilton Crescent, London, to WSC, on literature. 08 Mar [1907]
CHAR 1/65/21-22 Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Melbury, Dorchester, to WSC, on interview with Sir John French (later Lord Ypres) who had promised to help Reginald Barnes secure promotion, and on senior appointments and Army reform. 03 Mar 1907
CHAR 1/65/23-24 Card from Lord Rosebery, Durdans, Epsom, to WSC, on Rosebery's continuing ill-health. 05 Mar 1907
CHAR 1/65/25 Letter from Sir Arthur Bigge (later Lord Stamfordham), on behalf of the Prince of Wales, (later King George V) to WSC, asking him to call on the Prince at Marlborough House. 23 Mar 1907
CHAR 1/65/26 Card from Lord Rosebery, Durdans, Epsom to WSC. 15 Mar 1907
CHAR 1/65/27 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Ladies Athenaeum Club, London, to WSC, on her finances, asking for a loan of £150 to help with the completion of her book. 22 Mar [1907]
CHAR 1/65/28 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Ritz Hotel, Paris, France, to WSC, sending thanks for loan. [Mar 1907]
CHAR 1/65/29-30 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, La Bastide, Beaulieu France, to WSC, on her visit to France, and progress with her book. 01 Apr 1907
CHAR 1/65/31-32 Letter from Julian Hasler to WSC, on Nigeria. 10 Apr 1907
CHAR 1/65/33 Letter from William Henry Doughty (former Trumpeter, 4th Hussars), Birmingham, to WSC, congratulations on appointment to the Privy Council. 11 Apr 1907
CHAR 1/65/34 Letter from W Bourke Cockran, Hotel Bristol, Paris, to WSC, on his visit to Britain. 17 Apr 1907
CHAR 1/65/35 Letter from Edmund Cook Wheater, Austin Friars, London to WSC, on his investments. 19 Apr 1907
CHAR 1/65/36 Letter from Charlotte Wilberforce, Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, to WSC, congratulations on appointment to the Privy Council, also invitation to visit her box at the opera. 26 Apr [1907]
CHAR 1/65/37 Telegram from The Editor, Daily Mail, to WSC, asking him to confirm or deny rumour that he had become engaged to Helen Botha. 27 Apr 1907
CHAR 1/65/38 Telegram from The Editor, Manchester Chronicle to WSC, asking him to confirm or deny rumour that he had become engaged to Helen Botha. 27 Apr 1907
CHAR 1/65/39 Letter from Charles Nicholl, Gloucester Place, Portman Square, to WSC, accepting dinner invitation. 02 May [1907]
CHAR 1/65/40 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Ladies Athenaeum Club, to WSC, apologies for the "disagreeable words ... passed between us tonight". 07 May [1907]
CHAR 1/65/41 Letter from M F Dent & Co., Watchmakers, London, to WSC, estimate for repairs to gold repeater chronograph. 08 May 1907
CHAR 1/65/42 Card from John Morley (later Lord Morley of Blackburn) Flowermead, Wimbledon Park, to WSC, declining invitation. 24 May 1907
CHAR 1/65/43 Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Tidworth House, Andover, to WSC, congratulations on performance of the Henley Squadron, Oxfordshire Hussars. 30 May 1907
CHAR 1/65/44-47 Letter from Aylmer Haldane to WSC, enclosing letters from John H. Sandham Griffiths to Haldane, dated 4 and 7 June 1907, on allegations that WSC had deserted Haldane and his colleagues after the capture of the armoured train in South Africa, December 1899. 08 Jun 1907
CHAR 1/65/48 Letter from Drake & Gorham Ltd., Electrical Engineers, to Mrs Winston Churchill [sic], estimate for fitting two electric desk fans at 12 Bolton Street [WSC was unmarried at this time, the letter was presumably intended for his secretary Miss Annette Anning]. 12 Jun 1907
CHAR 1/65/49 Postcard from Johann Springer's Erben, Vienna to WSC. 23 Jul 1907
CHAR 1/65/50 Letter from Lady Elcho, Shorncliffe Lodge, Sandgate, Kent, to WSC, dinner invitation. [09 Jul 1907]