Acquired Papers. Letters from Lady Randolph Churchill to Lord Randolph Churchill. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described. None of the letters are dated but the majority date to 1876.

Reference code: CHAR 28/102

Part of: CHAR 28
Next record: CHAR 28/103
Previous record: CHAR 28/101

Date: 1875 - 1882

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CHAR 28/102/1-2 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she describes an evening with the de Mondys, reports that the baby [WSC] is better but sad that he is away and asks him to send her regards to [Lord] Blandford [later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough]. 03 Jan [1876]
CHAR 28/102/3-4 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Blenheim Palace) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she expresses concern about the baby's [WSC's] cold; asks about his interview with Paula; informs him that she is to visit Warwick Castle and that [Lady] Rosamund [Churchill, later Lady Fellowes and Lady De Ramsey] is angry that he intends to throw away waistcoats which she made for him with [Lady] Fanny [Churchill, later Fanny, Lady Marjoriebanks and Lady Tweedmouth]. [1876]
CHAR 28/102/5-6 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses household accounts and the servants; asks about the Hague [The Netherlands] and [Lord] Blandford [later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough] and reports that WSC is missing him. 18 Apr [1876]
CHAR 28/102/7-8 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she has seen Mrs Moulton, describes various items which she would like him to purchase and says that the baby [WSC] has been out for the first time. [1875]
CHAR 28/102/9-10 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Blenheim Palace) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses the sale of their house; comments on his family's disapproval of their plan to go abroad; reports that the baby [WSC] looks pale and that she feels "melancholy". [1876]
CHAR 28/102/11 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she acknowledges receipt of some money; asks him to inform her about the opinions of Fanny [Lady Marjoriebanks, later Lady Tweedmouth, earlier Lady Fanny Churchill]; describes a dinner with [Henry] Standish and [Helene] Standish and says that WSC is "good & patient". c 1876
CHAR 28/102/12-14 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Blenheim Palace) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses the sale of a house in Charles Street; reports that "Mama" [Clara Jerome] is to remain in Paris [France] with Clara [Jerome, later Clara Frewen]; discusses plans to travel to Paris with him;and discusses the health of the baby [WSC]. c 1876
CHAR 28/102/15-16 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she approves of his plans to find lodgings for the cook, discusses financial affairs, and reports that [WSC] is well and can walk unaided. 21 Jan [1875]
CHAR 28/102/17-18 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Blenheim Palace) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she comments on a visit to Warwick Castle which she describes as "quite my 'ideale' of a castle", says that WSC has a cold and that she is missing him. [1875]
CHAR 28/102/19-20 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Paris [France]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she gives instructions for [Elizabeth] Everest and the care of the baby [WSC]; expresses approval for his letter to [John, 7th] Duke [of Marlborough concerning Lord Blandford, later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough]; comments on the behaviour of [W H] Trafford; discusses financial affairs and the attachment between Clara [Jerome, later Clara Frewen] and Prince de Claremont. [1876]
CHAR 28/102/21-23 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses a letter from [John, 7th Duke of Marlborough] and the likelihood that [Lord] Blandford [later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough] will digrace the family over his quarrel with HRH [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales]; describes an "insolent and disgusting" letter from [5th Lord] Hardwicke; and asks him to return, commenting "do for Heaven's sake let's go through them [their troubles] together". 20 Apr [1876]
CHAR 28/102/24-27 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Paris [France]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses travel arrangements and says that she is looking forward to seeing him; expresses approval for his dealings with [5th Lord] Hardwicke but instructs him to be discreet as she does not want her "name being mixed up in it"; and comments on a meeting with the Duc de Guiche and his treatment of Clara [Jerome, later Clara Frewen]. [1876]
CHAR 28/102/28 Part of a letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she refers to letters from "Jack" [John S Churchill]. Includes details of household expenses including wages for [Elizabeth] Everest. c 1883
CHAR 28/102/29-31 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she expresses regret about a letter she had written to him and discusses his reply to a letter from [5th Lord Hardwicke] and the possibility that [Benjamin] Disraeli [later Lord Beaconsfield and Lord Hughendon] might see Queen [Victoria about Albert Edward, Prince of Wales' quarrel with Lord Blandford, later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough]. 21 Apr [1876]