Acquired Papers. Letters from Jennie Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill to Lord Randolph Churchill. The letters are characterised by the inclusion of French words and phrases. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

Reference code: CHAR 28/95

Part of: CHAR 28
Next record: CHAR 28/96
Previous record: CHAR 28/94

Date: 1873 -1877

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CHAR 28/95/1 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] (Belfast [Ulster, Ireland]) to "R" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she has visited church twice and that she has been looking after the baby [WSC], that she hopes that [Lord] Blandford [later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough] will not mind him returning to her soon. [Apr] [1876]
CHAR 28/95/2 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she has spent the afternoon with Fanny [Lady Marjoriebanks, earlier Lady Fanny Churchill and later Lady Tweedmouth] and that she misses him. [Apr] [1876]
CHAR 28/95/3 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] (London) to "R"[Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses a pass for the House of Commons, reports that Edward [Marjoriebanks, later 2nd Lord Tweedmouth] has persuaded his parents [John, 7th Duke of Marlborough and Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] that they should go to the United States and says that she will be glad when he comes home. In a postscript she reports that "W" [WSC] is "Most flourishing". 20 Apr [1876]
CHAR 28/95/4-4A Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill (Paris [France]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she describes a dinner with [Henry] Bischoffsheim, says that she misses him, discusses furniture and household matters and instructs him not to smoke more than six cigarettes a day. 24 Sep [1874]
CHAR 28/95/5-6 Letter from Jennie [Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill](Paris [France]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she denies that she is jealous of Mrs [Bill] Carrington although she is jealous of Miss Harris and discusses her opinion of Mrs Adair, disappointment at a dress, and a writing box for Clara [Jerome, later Clara Frewen]. 08 Nov [1873]
CHAR 28/95/7 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she apologises for writing a short note, discusses the death of Mademoiselle de Brigode and gossip about the Standishes' [Henry Standish and Helen Standish's] friendship with the Prince Imperial [Prince Louis Napoleon] and asks him to kiss the baby [WSC]. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/8 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she expresses disappointment at not receiving a letter from him, describes a visit to the Bon Marche and a meeting with Madame Solstoy and asks after the baby [WSC]. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/9-10 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she describes skating with the Standishs' [Henry Standish and Helene Standish], discusses [Elizabeth] Everest's list of equipment needed for the baby [WSC], and apologises for not having had time to write to Fanny [Lady Marjoriebanks, later Lady Tweedmouth earlier Lady Fanny Churchill]. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/11 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she expresses alarm at a report from Oliver Montagu that he had been "seriously ill" and the fact that he had not told her. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/12 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she urges him not to be "imprudent" about his illness; describes skating and a visit from [?Henry] Trafford who had informed her that [Randolph] was the only person who did not have a single black ball at the Union [Club] and asks him to write more frequently. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/13-14 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses an invitation from the Morelys; a foot injury; the engagement of Louise van Gandt to Mr Wilson; and news about his parents [John, 7th Duke of Marlborough and Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] at Nice [France]. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/15-16 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses improvement in her piano playing, meetings with Mr Currie and [Helene] Standish, her loneliness, plays which she would like to see and asks him to relate the news from London. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/17-17A Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Paris [France]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses a table which she would like to buy and arrangements to have furniture transported; expresses pleasure at the news that their house has improved; says that she is looking forward to seeing him and that she is pleased with her maid. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/18-19 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she describes a visit to the flower show with Lord Portarlington and "Annie" [Lady Bowmont, later Anne, Duchess of Roxburghe and earlier Lady Anne Churchill] who is to go to Floors Castle; thanks him for his frequent letters; says that she intends to take singing lessons; and discusses her finances and the household accounts. [1875]
CHAR 28/95/20 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she expresses concerns about his health and says that she misses him. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/21-22 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she expresses concerns about his health; asks him to telegraph if he would like her to travel to him; describes skating with [Helene] Standish and the people they met who included Mr Blount and [Prince de] Sagan; and discusses the impossibility of accepting an invitation as she would have to travel without him with another woman. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/23 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Blenheim Palace, Woodstock [Oxfordshire]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] enclosing a letter [not present] and discussing the people at Blenheim who include Mrs [Strange] Jocelyn. [1874]
CHAR 28/95/24-25 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: skating; comments on his indifference to their separation; Leonie [Jerome, later Lady Leslie's] health and [Lord] Portarlington's boredom at Cannes [France]. [1874]
CHAR 28/95/26 Part of a letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses her anger at a rumour that [Lord Randolph] has been seriously ill while she has been enjoying herself. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/27 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses the pain of being separated from him, breakfast with [Henry] Standish and [Helene] Standish, reports compliments on her skating from Madame de Sagan and says that she is not lonely with "dear Winston"[WSC]. [1876]
CHAR 28/95/28-30 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to "R" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she says that [Henry] Standish went to buy the "coq & poule" for him but discovered that it had been bought by a Rothschild; describes skating; reports that she has accepted an invitation from Madame Solstoy; expresses concern about his health; describes a portrait of herself and her progress [at playing the piano]. [1874]
CHAR 28/95/31 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to "R" [Lord Randolph Churchill] expressing concern about his health. [1874]
CHAR 28/95/32 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to "R" [Lord Randolph Churchill] enclosing a list of bills [not present], describing the people she has met and reporting that [WSC] is well. [1874]
CHAR 28/95/33 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to "R" [Lord Randolph Churchill] expressing concern for his health, and saying that she is going to skate with [Helene] Standish and that [WSC] is well. [1874]
CHAR 28/95/34-35 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to "R" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she is pleased that he has recovered and that he is with [Lady] Fanny [Marjoriebanks, later Lady Tweedmouth and earlier Lady Fanny Churchill] and Edward [Marjoriebanks, later 2nd Lord Tweedmouth] expressing concern for his health, and saying that she is going to skate with [Helene] Standish and that [WSC] is well. [1874]
CHAR 28/95/36-38 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: advice that he should not pursue a quarrel; discussion of the possibility of going to Nice [France] with [WSC]; lodgings for the cook and references for Kate. 18 Jan [1875]
CHAR 28/95/39 Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she has started work on a tablecloth and that she would like to go to Nice [France]. 19 Jan [1875]
CHAR 28/95/40 Filing slip describing the contents of CHAR 28/95 as letters from Lady Randolph Churchill to Lord Randolph Churchill from Ireland between 1874 and 1877. Annotated by Lady Randolph "Not for Blenheim.". [1900]