Personal: Correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 1/66

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Date: Aug 1907 - Dec 1907

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Correspondents include Lady Gwendeline Churchill (later Lady Gwendeline Churchill) (7); Lady Randolph Churchill (11); Lord Howe; John Morley (later Lord Morley of Blackburn); Lady Dickson-Poynder (later Lady Islington) (2); Frederick Guest; Pamela, Lady Lytton (3); John S Churchill (9); J A Spender; Cecil Grenfell; The Duke of Marlborough.

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Reference Record Date
CHAR 1/66/1-2 Letter from Julian Hasler to WSC, on events in Nigeria. 01 Aug [1907]
CHAR 1/66/3 Letter from "Goonie" [Lady Gwendeline Bertie, later Lady Gwendeline Churchill] to WSC. 09 Aug 1907
CHAR 1/66/4-5 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Bettyhill, Thurso, Scotland, to WSC, on progress with her book, Reminiscences, asking WSC to read draft chapters, also on WSC's visit to Africa and the letting of 12 Bolton Street. 12 Aug [1907]
CHAR 1/66/6-8 Letter from "Goonie" [Lady Gwendeline Bertie, later Lady Gwendeline Churchill, Eaton, Chester, to WSC, on meeting before his departure for Africa. 14 Aug 1907
CHAR 1/66/9 Letter from Lord Howe, Gopsall, Atherstone, Leics, to WSC, on Lady Randolph Churchill's finances. 16 Aug 1907
CHAR 1/66/10-12 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Glenmuick House, Ballater, to WSC, on the letting of 12 Bolton Street in WSC's absence, also on her progress with "Reminiscences". 22 Aug [1907]
CHAR 1/66/13 Card from John Morley (later Lord Morley of Blackburn) Flowermead, Wimbledon Park, to WSC, declining dinner invitation. 25 Aug 1907
CHAR 1/66/14 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill to WSC, on her finances, and on her stay at Glenmuick House, Ballater. 27 Aug 1907
CHAR 1/66/15 Letter from "Goonie" Lady Gwendeline Bertie (later Lady Gwendeline Churchill), Wytham Abbey, Oxford, to WSC, on his departure for Africa. 27 Aug 1907
CHAR 1/66/16-18 Letter from Lady Gwendeline Bertie (later Lady Gwendeline Churchill), Wytham Abbey, Oxford to WSC, on WSC's visit to Paris. 28 Aug 1907
CHAR 1/66/19 Letter from Anne, Lady Dickson-Poynder, Hartham, Corsham, Wiltshire, to WSC, on the possibility of her husband obtaining a peerage [he was created Lord Islington in 1910]. 29 Aug 1907
CHAR 1/66/20 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Glenmuick House, Ballater, to WSC, on her finances, WSC's visit to East Africa, and her progress with "Reminiscences". 30 Aug 1907
CHAR 1/66/21 Letter from Frederick Guest, Canford Manor, Wimborne, Dorset, to WSC, on his reasons for not being able to accompany WSC on his visit to East Africa. [Aug 1907]
CHAR 1/66/22-24 Letter from Lady Gwendeline Bertie (later Lady Gwendeline Churchill) Wytham Abbey, Oxford, to WSC, on his visit to Africa. 07 Sep 1907
CHAR 1/66/25-26 Letter from John Howard to WSC, on newspaper reports of WSC's escape from the Boers in 1899. 07 Sep 1907
CHAR 1/66/27 Letter from Pamela, Lady Lytton, Manor House, Knebworth, Herts, to WSC, offering to look after his polo ponies while he was in Africa, and also commenting on the Doncaster Races, stating that "the sly Sarah" [Lady Sarah Wilson, formerly Churchill] was there and that her "evil eye shines ever brighter and harder". 14 Sep [1907]
CHAR 1/66/28-29 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Loch More, Lairg, to WSC, on WSC's stay in France and her progress with "Reminiscences". 17 Sep 1907
CHAR 1/66/30 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to WSC, on his success in finding a tenant, Robert Sievier, for 12 Bolton Street during WSC's visit to East Africa. 24 Sep [1907]
CHAR 1/66/31 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Strathconan, Muir of Ord, to WSC, on his departure for East Africa, and the letting of 12 Bolton Street. 25 Sep 1907
CHAR 1/66/32-33 Letter from "Jack" John S Churchill, Throgmorton Street, London, to WSC, on the letting of 12 Bolton Street, during WSC's visit to East Africa, and on WSC's investments. 27 Sep 1907
CHAR 1/66/34-35 Letter from "Jack" John S Churchill, Salisbury Hall, St Albans, to WSC, on WSC's objections to letting 12 Bolton Street to Robert Sievier. 30 Sep [1907]
CHAR 1/66/36-37 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill], Throgmorton Street, London, to WSC, on the letting of Bolton Street, and the stock market. 11 Oct [1907]
CHAR 1/66/38 Letter from Richard Ellis, Photographer, Malta, to WSC, sending photographs. 17 Oct 1907
CHAR 1/66/39-40 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, The Warren House, Stanmore, Middlesex, to WSC, on WSC's travels, Lady Randolph's stay in Scotland, and her progress with Reminiscences. 21 Oct 1907
CHAR 1/66/41-42 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to WSC, on panic on the New York Stock Market, "A year ago all the Yankee millionaires were telling us that they were the only people on earth, and that New York was the centre of the financial world. Well most of them are ruined today and money is 100% in New York while it remains 4.5% here". 25 Oct 1907
CHAR 1/66/43-44 Letter from Pamela, Lady Lytton, The Manor House, Knebworth, to WSC, on his travels, and her life at home. 26 Oct [1907]
CHAR 1/66/45-46 Letter from Matthew Nathan, Government House, Natal, South Africa, to WSC, sending details of the crew of the armoured train wrecked on 15 Nov 1899, Driver C Wagner and Fireman A J Stewart. 10 Nov 1907
CHAR 1/66/47 Licence for WSC's party to shoot game in the East African Protectorate, signed by J Hayes Sadler, Governor. 02 Nov 1907
CHAR 1/66/48-50 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to WSC, on his secret engagement to "Goonie" [Lady Gwendeline Bertie], and on his financial situation. 14 Nov 1907
CHAR 1/66/51 Letter from Lady Dickson-Poynder, (later Lady Islington) Hartham, Corsham, Wilts, to WSC, on his travels. 19 Nov 1907
CHAR 1/66/52-53 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill], Throgmorton Street, London to WSC, on his engagement, to Lady Gwendeline Bertie and on his financial situation. 21 Nov 1907
CHAR 1/66/54-55 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill to WSC, on the engagement Of John S Churchill and Lady Gwendeline Bertie, and on her finances. 21 Nov 1907
CHAR 1/66/56-58 Letter from J A Spender, 45 Sloane Street, London, to WSC, on the political situation. 23 Nov 1907
CHAR 1/66/59-61 Letter from "Gooonie" [Lady Gwendeline Bertie, later Lady Gwendeline Churchill to WSC, on her engagement to Jack Churchill, on WSC's travels, and on the activities of the suffragettes. 26 Nov 1907
CHAR 1/66/62 Anonymous letter to WSC, advising him to marry. 29 Nov 1907
CHAR 1/66/63-64 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Salisbury Hall, St Albans, to WSC. 05 Dec 1907
CHAR 1/66/65 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, London, to WSC. 13 Dec 1907
CHAR 1/66/66-68 Letter from Lady Gwendeline Churchill to WSC, on WSC's travels, her engagement to Jack Churchill and her visit to Holland. 16 Dec 1907
CHAR 1/66/69-70 Letter from Cecil Grenfell to WSC, on a spate of burglaries in Leicestershire and on the financial crisis in London and the United States. 16 Dec 1907
CHAR 1/66/71-73 Letter from John S Churchill to WSC, on his engagement to Lady Gwendeline Bertie, and his financial situation. 19 Dec 1907
CHAR 1/66/74 Letter from Llewellyn Gwynne, The Clergy House, Khartoum, Sudan, to WSC, on the death of WSC's servant, George Scrivings. 25 Dec [1907]
CHAR 1/66/75-76 Letter from John S Churchill, Blenheim Palace, to WSC, on the death of WSC's servant, George Scrivings, and on WSC's return to Britain from East Africa. 27 Dec 1907
CHAR 1/66/77-78 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Blenheim Palace, to WSC, on the death of George Scrivings, telling how she had told Mrs Scrivings, and also commenting on political news, commenting that Lord Curzon was planning to return to active political life "if you can call the House of Lords active". 30 Dec 1907
CHAR 1/66/79-80 Letter from The Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, to WSC, on proposed meeting with WSC in Paris. 30 Dec 1907
CHAR 1/66/81 Letter from Pamela, Lady Lytton, Deauville, to WSC. [Aug 1907]
CHAR 1/66/82 Letter from Muriel [Warde], Venice, Italy to WSC. [Aug 1907]
CHAR 1/66/83-85 Memoir of the Marquis de Brigne at the Court of Louis XVI. [c 1907]