Acquired Papers. Letters from various correspondents to Lady Randolph Churchill on the illness and death of Lord Randolph Churchill. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

Reference code: CHAR 28/58

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Date: 1894 - 1895

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CHAR 28/58/1 Letter from Harris (Viceroy Camp [India] on the notepaper of the Governor of Bombay) to Lord Randolph Churchill in which he expresses regret about his illness and that he was not able to see them and says that he hopes that Lord Randolph will be comfortable at Malaber Point. 27 Nov 1894
CHAR 28/58/2 Letter from K S Matsuda (c/o Grand Hotel, Yokohama, Japan) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness and asking her to introduce him to any visitors to Japan. Illustrated with pictures of Japanese men and women. 05 Dec 1895
CHAR 28/58/3 Letter from [13th Lord] Pembroke (Wilton House, Salisbury [Wiltshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness and commenting on her "unspeakable dreadful" journey round the world. 07 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/4 Letter from Louise [Duchess of] Devonshire] (Devonshire House, Piccadilly [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/5 Letter from Millicent [Duchess of] Sutherland (Trentham, Stoke on Trent [Staffordshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness. 05 Jan [1895]
CHAR 28/58/6 Letter from Hilda (23 St James' Place [London]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/7 Letter from [Lord] Vernon (118 Champs Elysees [Paris, France]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness and on the "prolonged nightmare" of her journey round the world. 04 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/8 Letter from [Baron de] Staal (Bath Hotel, Bournemouth [Hampshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness from himself and his wife. 31 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/9 Letter from [? Lord] Carew (Antony, Devonport [Devon]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness. 28 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/10 Letter from [Lord] Elcho [later 10th Lord Wemyss] (Grand Hotel des Britanniques, Menton [France]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness and saying that the Duchess of Leinster has been speaking of her. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/11 Letter from Mama [Clara Jerome] (Rochelle Mansion, Tunbridge Wells [Kent]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness and saying that she is glad that Jennie has done her duty and that Lord Randolph has seen [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] again. 25 Dec [1894]
CHAR 28/58/12 Letter from Gerald Fitzgibbon (10 Merrion Square, Dublin [Ireland]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he says that he has received a "most kindly, and in some ways pathetic" letter from Lord Randolph Churchill and expresses concern about Lord Randolph's illness. 24 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/13 Letter from Gerald Fitzgibbon (10 Merrion Square, Dublin [Ireland]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he thanks her for a telegram and says that there is widespread concern about Lord Randolph Churchill's illness. 01 Jan [1895]
CHAR 28/58/14 Letter from [Sir Henry Drummond Wolff] (28 Cadogan Place [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill recommending Dr Grigg for Lord Randolph Churchill's illness. 28 Dec [1894]
CHAR 28/58/15 Letter from [?] Furnes-Farley (Wartnaby Hall, Melton Mowbray [Leicestershire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness. 28 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/16 Letter from Gerald Fitzgibbon (10 Merrion Square, Dublin [Ireland]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness and saying that he would like to see Lord Randolph if possible. 16 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/17 Letter from [Sir Michael] Hicks Beach [later Lord St Aldwyn](Carlton Club, Pall Mall [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness. 16 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/18 Letter from Joseph Rowlands (41 Temple Row, Birmingham) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's illness. 31 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/19 Letter from Henry Arthur Jones (Townshend House, North Gate, Regents Park [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death. 28 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/20 Letter from [Count Franz de Paula] Deym (Austro-Hungarian Embassy, 18 Belgrave Square [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy [on Lord Randolph Churchill's death]. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/21 Letter from G Mitchell (Government House, Singapore) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death. 28 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/22 Letter from Evelina Rothschild (Tring Park, Tring [Hertfordshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death. 27 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/23 Letter from Alice Gurney (486 Green Street, Park Lane [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy[on Lord Randolph Churchill's death]. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/24 Letter from Claude Hirich Gerenth to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/25 Letter from N N Astor (Cliveden [Buckinghamshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death. 25 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/26 Letter from Julia Peel (Abinger House, Brighton [Sussex]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/27 Letter from Lord Cranborne, [later 5th Lord Salisbury](Kensington House, East Cliff, Bournemouth [Hampshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death. 25 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/28 Letter from Marie de Rothschild (Ascott, Wing, Leighton Buzzard [Bedfordshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death. 25 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/29 Letter from [Sir Ernest] Cassel (48 Grosvenor Square [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death. 24 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/30 Letter from [4th Lord] Dunraven (27 Norfolk Street [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on Lord Randolph Churchill's death and commenting on the relief that he feels that Lord Randolph's sufferings are over. 25 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/31 Letter from [?] Fin (38 Portman Square [London) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing sympathy [on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill]. [26] [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/32 Letter from [1st Lord] Dufferin [and Ava] (The British Embassy, Paris [France]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy [on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill] and commenting on how "changed" he was last time he saw him. 25 Jan [1895]
CHAR 28/58/33 Letter from the Dean of Westminster [London] to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he discusses Lord Randolph Churchill's funeral at Westminster Abbey. 27 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/34 Letter from [Sir Edward] Hamilton (4 Whitehall Court [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and commenting on her pluck and devotion. 27 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/35 Letter from Lord George Hamilton (17 Montagu Street, Portman Square [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 24 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/36 Postcard from a "poor Irish man" (Bradford, Yorkshire) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy [on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill]. 09 Feb [1895]
CHAR 28/58/37 Note from the Belgian Minister [to Lady Randolph Churchill] inquiring about Lord Randolph Churchill's health on behalf of the King of Belgium. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/38 Card from F W Farrer (Dean's Yard, Westminster [London]) [to Lady Randolph Churchill] suggesting that there should be a memorial service to Lord Randolph Churchill. 24 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/39 Letter from Maurice de Bunsen (British Legation, Bangkok [Thailand]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill, enclosing photographs [not present] and discussing his life at the legation. 26 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/40 Letter from Murray Guthrie to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he says that he has postponed writing to her as his letter does not express sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill but praises her as a "good woman". 26 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/41 Letter from L Lea (Dragon House, Farnworth, Widnes [Lancashire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/42 Letter from [5th Lord] Rosebery (8 King's Gardens, West Brighton [Sussex]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 24 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/43 Letter from H Hawkins (5 Tilney Street, Park Lane [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 24 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/44 Letter from Charles Ritchie (Wetherby Lodge, 19A Wetherby Gardens [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 24 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/45 Letter from Marie [Duchess of Edinburgh] to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 29 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/46 Letter from George [Prince of Wales, later King George V] (York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 27 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/47 Letter from [Major-General Sir] Owen Burne (India Office) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and remembering working with Lord Randolph at the India Office. 25 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/48 Letter from[?] Poir (Jockey Club [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/49 Letter from "Henri B"[the Marquis de Breteuil] (10 Avenue de Bois de Boulogne [Paris, France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for a letter and expresses sympathy on the illness of Lord Randolph Churchill. 27 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/58/50 Letter from "H B"[the Marquis de Breteuil] (10 Avenue de Bois de Boulogne [Paris, France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for a letter, says that he has been receiving news from the "New York" and that it is wrong to consider that there is no hope for Lord Randolph Churchill's health. 10 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/51 Letter from "Henri B"[the Marquis de Breteuil] (10 Avenue de Bois de Boulogne [Paris, France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and asking for details about her situation and her children's [WSC and John S Churchill]. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/52 Letter from G G Bradley (Deanery, Westminster [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill commenting on the solemnity of the funeral of Lord Randolph Churchill. 01 Feb 1895
CHAR 28/58/53 Letter from George Curzon [later Lord Curzon of Kedleston] to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he expresses sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and on her unselfishness and devotion in caring for him. 10 [Feb] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/54 Letter from Basil Chamberlain (Tokyo [Japan]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he expresses sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and says that she must have looked forward to Randolph's death. 15 [Feb] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/55 Letter from an unidentified correspondent (British Residency, Perak [Malaya, later Malaysia]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he expresses sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and says that he has arranged that she should be sent a copy of his book. 19 [Feb] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/56 Letter from Star (Richmond Barracks, Dublin [Ireland]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of [Lord Randolph Churchill]. 25 Feb 1895
CHAR 28/58/57 Letter from F G Rodger (The Residency, Selangor [Malaya, later Malaysia]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of [Lord Randolph Churchill] and requesting photographs of them. 05 Mar 1895
CHAR 28/58/58 Letter from H Perkins (Rand Club, Johannesburg [South Africa]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of [Lord Randolph Churchill]. 17 Mar 1895
CHAR 28/58/59 Visiting card from Lady Pryce-Jones (Dolerw, Newtown, North Wales) annotated with a note of sympathy [on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill]. [1895]
CHAR 28/58/60 Visiting card from G Herbert Smith (The Press Association, London). [1895]
CHAR 28/58/61 Visiting card from Mrs Lea (Dragon House, Farnworth [Lancashire]) annotated "with family's sympathy" [on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill]. [1895]
CHAR 28/58/62 Letter from Maria Bell (Bell's Original Register for Servants, Scotia House, Highfield Street, Leicester) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the illness of Lord Randolph Churchill and recommending a remedy based on turpentine. 30 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/63 Letter from Allethusela Evans (6 James Road, Bridgend, Glamorganshire, South Wales) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and confusion about who to support politically. 25 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/64 Letter from William Martin (96 Woodville Road, Cathays, Cardiff [Wales]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and including a poem. 14 Feb 1895
CHAR 28/58/65 Letter from William Parslow (Grecian Chambers, 57A Dale Street, Liverpool) to Lord Randolph Churchill in which he reports that Lord Randolph's health has been prayed for at "Liverpool gatherings". 23 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/66 Letter from Benjamin Pickard (Miners' Offices, Barnsley [Yorkshire]) to Lord Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on behalf of the miners on his illness. 03 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/67 Letter from Alfred Catwell (Refuge Assurance Company Limited, 185 Hornsey Park Road, Wood Green [Essex]) to Lord Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on his illness. 12 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/68 Letter from Karl Ponnow (Pohannesgat, Stockholm [Sweden]) to Lord Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on his illness and recommending a cure using nitric acid for diseases of the chest. 11 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/69 Letter from E Maddock (The Gospel Mission and Childrens' Christian Work (83 South Street, Princes Park, Liverpool) to Lord Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on his illness and advising him to turn to Jehovah. 29 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/70 Letter from an unidentified correspondent (The Medical Hall, Llanybyther, South Wales) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the illness of Lord Randolph Churchill. 27 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/71 Letter from Henry Nunn (115 Cambridge Street, Aylesbury [Buckinghamshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he says that he acted as doorman at a public meeting presided over by Lord Randolph Churchill and expresses sympathy on his illness. 29 Dec [1894]
CHAR 28/58/72 Letter from E J Arnold (21 Gordon Road, Stoke Newington [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the illness [of Lord Randolph Churchill]. 29 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/73 Letter from Eleanor Price-Jones (Bedford House, 137 King's Road, Brighton [Sussex]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the illness [of Lord Randolph Churchill]. 29 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/74 Letter from W J Clarke (187 Piccadilly, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the illness [of Lord Randolph Churchill]. 28 Dec 1894
CHAR 28/58/75 Letter from A Edge (3 Little Street, Bridgnorth [Shropshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the illness of Lord Randolph Churchill and reminiscing on Lord Randolph's response to the Parnell Commission. 17 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/76 Letter from William Procter (5 Stuart Place, Stoneycroft, Liverpool) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the illness of Lord Randolph Churchill. 18 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/77 Letter from M Williams (1 Marie Villa, Woodhouse Road, Leytonstone, Essex) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 31 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/78 Letter from C King (United Service Club, Pall Mall [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. He says that he was once in the service of Lord Randolph and asks for a photograph. 31 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/79 Letter from "EJC", a Conservative working man (Plumstead, Kent) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 25 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/80 Letter from Joseph Lee (Main Street, Hensingham, Whitehaven, Cumberland) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and enclosing a poem [see CHAR 28/58/81]. 04 Feb 1895
CHAR 28/58/81 Poem on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill by Joseph Lee. Covering letter at CHAR 28/58/80. [04] [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/82 Letter from W Saville (9 Salisbury Road, Chingford, Essex) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and including a poem. 30 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/83 Letter from L Hanson (147 Grosvenor Terrace, Camberwell [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 24 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/84 Letter from Mrs Digwood (The Chesterfields, Near Redditch [Worcestershire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and enclosing an "acrostic" [not present]. 10 Feb 1895
CHAR 28/58/85 Letter from A Hopper (19 All Saints Road [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill and referring to a poem by Greta Forbes [see CHAR 28/58/88]. 04 Feb 1895
CHAR 28/58/86 Poem by J H Cannell (Chediston, Near Halesworth, Suffolk) to Lady Randolph Churchill on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. [Jan] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/87 Letter from Alfred Hartley (The Chestnuts, Dunmow, Essex) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 03 Feb 1895
CHAR 28/58/88 Poem by Greta Forbes on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. Covering letter at CHAR 28/58/85. [04] [Feb] [1895]
CHAR 28/58/89 Letter from Sarah Davis (21 Wyndcliffe Road, Smallheath, Birmingham) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill. 28 Jan 1895
CHAR 28/58/90-91 Letter from Tahl Rahm (52 Frederick Road, Grey's Inn Road, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing sympathy on the death of Lord Randolph Churchill, reminiscing about Lord Randolph's visit to India and asking whether the poet laureate, Pandit Lal Chandra, may compose poetry in Sanskrit about Lord Randolph. [1895]
CHAR 28/58/92 Letter from Cleal-Hy Wittlers [Chairman of the Bradford Conservative Association] (Blenheim Mount, Manningham, [Yorkshire]) to Lady Randolph Churchill asking her to disregard the contents of any telegrams she may see about Bradford. 17 Jan 1895