Acquired Papers. Letters to Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill concerning WSC's illness. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

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Date: Mar 1886

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CHAR 28/47/1 Memorandum from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) detailing WSC's condition and saying that he will watch WSC during the night. [14] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/2 Note from [Dr Robson Roose] (Bedford Hotel, Brighton [Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill detailing WSC's condition and the fall in his temperature. [15] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/3 Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill informing him that "we are still fighting the battle for your Boy [WSC]" and detailing WSC's condition. [15] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/4 Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill informing him that WSC "is holding his own well, right well" and saying that there is no cause for anxiety for another 12 hours. 15 Mar 1886
CHAR 28/47/5 Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill in which he says that they have had "a very anxious night" , details WSC's condition and says that he hopes that WSC will recover. 15 Mar 1886
CHAR 28/47/6 Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, Sussex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill in which he gives a good account of WSC's recovery and recommends "the avoidance of chill, rest and quiet" and says that he has confidence in [Dr Joseph] Rutter. [17] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/7 Letter from [Dr] Robson Roose (The Station [Brighton, Sussex]) to Lady Randolph Churchill recommending that [Elizabeth] Everest should not be allowed to see WSC as it might cause a relapse. [17] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/8 Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (46 Grosvenor Square [London]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing sympathy for her anxiety over WSC, saying that she has seen "R" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and that she hopes that [Elizabeth] Everest will be "sensible" and not excite WSC. [17] [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/9 Letter from "M" [Moreton Frewen] (18 Chapel Street, Park Lane [London]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses relief that WSC is better and reports that [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] "stopped the whole line at the levee to ask after him". Typescript. 17 Mar 1886
CHAR 28/47/10 Letter from Henry James [later 1st Lord James of Hereford] (28 Wilton Place, Belgrave Square [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] expressing sympathy for her and [Lord Randolph Churchill] over [WSC's illness]. [Mar] [1886]
CHAR 28/47/11 Letter from "Mamma" [Clara Jerome] ([London]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing relief at WSC's recovery and asking whether she may be able to come and see [Leonard Jerome] before he leaves for the United States. [Mar] [1886]