Acquired Papers. Letters from John S Churchill to Lady Randolph Churchill. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

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Date: 01 Jan 1887 - 31 Dec 1889

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CHAR 28/29/1 Letter from "Jackie" [John S Churchill] to "Maman" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she is well and enjoying Ireland and informs her that he has had tea at Chelsea House, received a letter from "Winny" [WSC] and that he has written the letter on his own. 12 Mar 1887
CHAR 28/29/2 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he and "Winny" [WSC] were invited to lunch with Aunt Cornelia [Lady Wimborne, formerly Lady Cornelia Churchill and Cornelia, Lady Guest] and asks her to send "Womany" [Elizabeth Everest] some money as "she is very low down indeed". 20 Oct 1887
CHAR 28/29/3 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Brighton, East Sussex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] asking him to send him autographs and photographs and reports that Miss Thomson considers that "Winny" [WSC] is "a very good boy" and that WSC is going to write a Greek play for Christmas. 23 Oct 1887
CHAR 28/29/4-5 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Elstree Preparatory School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he looks forward to the holidays. Envelope present. 11 Nov 1888
CHAR 28/29/6-7 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Elstree Preparatory School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he looks forward to the holidays and asks her to tell "Wroom" [Elizabeth Everest] that he is well. Envelope present. 08 Dec 1888
CHAR 28/29/8 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (2 Connaught [Place, London]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is well but lonely and would like her to return. Illustrated with drawings of ships and soldiers. 02 Jan 1888
CHAR 28/29/9 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (2 Verona Cottig [sic]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is not well due to a sore throat and that he has visited a landslip. Illustrated with drawings of a landslip and of a man on a horse. 10 Jan 1889
CHAR 28/29/10 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is unable to go out due to the snow which he describes as "a offul [sic] bother". 11 Feb 1889
CHAR 28/29/11 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is unable to go out due to the snow and that he has received a letter from Mrs Best. 11 Feb 1889
CHAR 28/29/12 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] in which he says that he is unable to go out due to the snow and asks her to send his love to "ants and uncles and frinds [sic]". 11 Feb 1889
CHAR 28/29/13-14 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Watford [Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she is well and that he has been making money. Envelope present. 26 Feb 1889
CHAR 28/29/15 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she is well and that "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] has visited him. 03 Mar 1889
CHAR 28/29/16 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that it is snowing and that he was awarded 20 marks for dictation [?]. 03 Mar [1889]
CHAR 28/29/17 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] in which he says that he hopes she returned home safely and asks her not to forget to send him some items as "my wants are very great". 03 Mar [1889]
CHAR 28/29/18-19 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Elstre[e] School [Hertfordshire])to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to write to Mrs Sanderson to give him permission to return home and says that the boys had hoped to be able to skate. Envelope present. 06 Mar [1889]
CHAR 28/29/20 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has returned safely, asks her to give his love to "Grandmama" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] and to send him some chocolates. Envelope at CHAR 28/29/22. 19 Mar 1889
CHAR 28/29/21 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] enclosing "a thing" [a calendar marking the days until he returns home, see CHAR 28/29/23] and asking her to tell "Grandmam" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] that he hopes she will recover soon. Envelope at CHAR 28/29/24. 21 Mar [1889]
CHAR 28/29/22 Envelope addressed to Lady Randolph Churchill in the hand of John S Churchill. Letter at CHAR 28/29/20. 19 Mar 1889
CHAR 28/29/23-24 Calendar marking the number of days before [John S Churchill] returns home from school. Covering letter at CHAR 28/29/21. Envelope present addressed to Mrs [Elizabeth] Everest. 21 Mar 1889
CHAR 28/29/25 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Winey" [WSC] in which he says that he is writing to his mother, father and "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] and that he hopes that he is well. Signed and stamped "J S Churchill". 26 Mar 1889
CHAR 28/29/26 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Elstree School, Hertfordshire) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she is well and that the weather is cold although he comments "I am invinceble [sic] to the cold". Signed and stamped "J S Churchill". 26 Mar 1889
CHAR 28/29/27-28 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he gives details of the train on which he is returning home. Envelope present. 07 Apr [1889]
CHAR 28/29/29-30 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she may be able to visit him and asks her to send him more chocolate. Envelope present. 26 May 1889
CHAR 28/29/31 Letter from John S Churchill (29 Bedford Square, Brighton [East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is saying with Mrs Pill as the Johnstones were unable to take him as some children had measles. He says that he has bought [photographs] of the racehorses of "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill]. 12 Jun 1889
CHAR 28/29/32 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes she enjoyed Ascot and France and that he has heard that "Winey" [WSC] has had a fall. 30 Jun 1889
CHAR 28/29/33-34 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she is well and informs her that there is an exeat on Friday. Envelope present. 07 Jul 1889
CHAR 28/29/35-36 Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a letter from "Winey" [WSC] and that he would like her to allow "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] to visit him. Envelope present. 21 Sep 1889
CHAR 28/29/37-38 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] asking her to visit him and to bring him some chocolate. Envelope present. 24 Sep 1889
CHAR 28/29/39-40 Letter from J[ohn] S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has been playing football and that he has a slight cold. Envelope present. 02 Oct 1889
CHAR 28/29/41-42 Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] discussing arrangements for her to visit him, asking after his kitten and asking her to bring a war game with her. Envelope present. 06 Oct 1889
CHAR 28/29/43 Postcard from John S Churchill (Elstree [School, Hertfordshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he thanks her for allowing "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] to visit him and promising to write her a letter on Sunday. 11 Oct 1889
CHAR 28/29/44 Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to visit him, commenting "Don't think I want to much", or to allow "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] to come instead and informing her that he has received a letter from "Winey"[WSC]. 20 Oct [1889]
CHAR 28/29/45 Postcard from John S Churchill (Elstree [School, Hertfordshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing his disappointment at receiving her telegram. 23 Oct 1889
CHAR 28/29/46 Envelope addressed to Lady Randolph Churchill in the hand of John S Churchill. 25 Oct 1889
CHAR 28/29/47 Postcard from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to Lady Randolph Churchill asking her to visit him and reporting that "Winey" [WSC] has written to tell him that he is going to take Sandhurst "by storm". 29 Oct 1889
CHAR 28/29/48 Envelope addressed to Lady Randolph Churchill in the hand of John S Churchill. 20 Oct 1889
CHAR 28/29/49 Letter from John S Churchill (Elstre[e] School, Hertfordshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] thanking him for visiting him. 02 Nov 1889
CHAR 28/29/50 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree] School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she is well. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/51 Letter from John S Churchill (Elstree School [Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is waiting to receive a letter from "Winey" [WSC] to hear that he has taken Sandhurst by storm. 02 Nov 1889
CHAR 28/29/52 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is writing so that his father will not think that he is unwell. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/53 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] in which he informs her that he is well and says that he was surprised to hear from another boy that it was nearly "Papa's" [Lord Randolph Churchill's] birthday. In blue crayon. Also numbered "39". [1889]
CHAR 28/29/54 Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Grandmam" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough or Clara Jerome] in which he says that he hopes that she is well and describes the weather. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/55 Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to give his letter to "Grand mama" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough or Clara Jerome] and says that he will write again on Sunday. Illustrated with a drawing of a man. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/56 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to send him a hamper. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/57 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] asking her to visit him for his birthday and to bring him a hamper and some sardines. [Jan] [1890]
CHAR 28/29/58 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is well and that he is writing to "Winey" [WSC]. [1890]
CHAR 28/29/59 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] informing her that he is well and that 18 boys have fallen ill. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/60 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he forgot to post a letter to her and hopes that she will visit him. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/61 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has not seen "Grandpapa" [Leonard Jerome] and that the children are in "high spirits" and asks her to send him a clock. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/62 Postcard from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] in which he says that he has been expecting the delivery of a box. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/63 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Maman" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is better, asks her to send his love to Aunt Leonie [Leonie Leslie formerly Leonie Jerome] and says that he will be happy when she returns home. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/64 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is "flourishing" and making progress in the gymnasium. 12 Oct [1889]
CHAR 28/29/65 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is enjoying his holiday and that he is going to the pantomime with Sir G[eorge] Womnell [Wombwell]. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/66 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is well and that football has not started yet and says that he hopes that she will enjoy her visit to Russia. [1887]
CHAR 28/29/67 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is getting on well with the other boys and that he would like her to visit him. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/68 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is happy and that he has friends and asks her to show the letter to "Woam" [Elizabeth Everest]. In red ink. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/69 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Woma" [Elizabeth Everest] in which he says that he is happy as "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] is going to visit him, that he has almost finished his hamper and that he has broken his [?] spectacles. c 1889
CHAR 28/29/70 Letter from John S Churchill to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is sorry that the Abbesse [one of Lord Randolph's racehorses] did not win, sends his love to various animals, reports that he has been placed third in his class and describes a hunt which crossed the school grounds. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/71 Letter from John S Churchill (Elstree School [Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has written to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill], that he hopes that she enjoys Newmarket, and that "Winney" [WSC] travelled with him to school. [1890]
CHAR 28/29/72 Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she will visit him with "Paget's" mother, thanks her for allowing "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] to visit him and says that he found the puzzles she brought him too hard. 1889
CHAR 28/29/73 Letter from John S Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for allowing "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] to visit him and says that he has written to "Winey" [WSC]. 1889
CHAR 28/29/74 Letter from John S [Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Woom" [Elizabeth Everest] in which he says that he has received a letter from "Winey" [WSC] and that he has asked "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] to allow her to visit and asks her to bring him some chocolate. 1889
CHAR 28/29/75 Letter from John S [Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses plans to see her and "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] as he says that he has not seen his father for a long time. 1889
CHAR 28/29/76 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that [Elizabeth] Everest has received a cheque and describes a football match which he has watched. 24 Oct [1889]
CHAR 28/29/77 Letter from [John S] Churchill ([Elstree School, Hertfordshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to come and watch a match. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/78 Letter from "Jack" [John S] Churchill to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he would like to stay longer and says that he will return home on the following day. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/79 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has recovered from his cold, that he has been reading every day and has not heard from "Winny" [WSC]. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/80 Letter from "Jack" [John S] Churchill (St George's Terrace, Herne Bay [Kent]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is well, that he has received a letter from "Winnie" [WSC] and that he misses her. [1889]
CHAR 28/29/81 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has seen "Winey" [WSC] and that he has been placed fourth in his form. 1889
CHAR 28/29/82 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses a cricket match. 1889
CHAR 28/29/83 Postcard from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Muma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that her telegram disappointed him and asks her to visit him. 1889
CHAR 28/29/84 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing arrangements for Williams to meet him. 1889
CHAR 28/29/85 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is well and happy and asks her to send his love to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill]. 1889
CHAR 28/29/86 Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that his father enjoyed France. 30 Jun [1889]