Personal: Correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 1/117

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Date: 14 Sep 1914 - 16 Nov 1915

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CHAR 1/117/1 Letter from Edward Speyer to Sir Edward Marsh, on the separation allowance paid to his former chauffeur, H.F. Morrissey, now serving in the Royal Marines. 15 Jan 1915
CHAR 1/117/2 Reply-paid telegram form [blank]. 19 Jan 1915
CHAR 1/117/3 Letter from Archie Sinclair, Lord Thurso, to WSC, on his visit to London on leave. 25 Jan 1915
CHAR 1/117/4-5 Letter from Lord Thurso to WSC, on the possibility of joining the Royal Flying Corps. 17 Feb 1915
CHAR 1/117/6 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on the difficulties facing a renewed naval attack in the Dardanelles, and on the conduct and popularity of Admiral Sir John de Robeck, the Naval C. in C. in the Dardanelles Part Pub. WSC III, p.371, Pub. in full CV III, Part 1, pp 746-747. 25 Mar [1915]
CHAR 1/117/7 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, report on the naval preparations on the Dardanelles Part pub. WSC III, p.393, Pub. in full CV III, Part 1, pp.790-791. 11 Apr 1915
CHAR 1/117/8-22 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, account of the first day of the Gallipoli landings [copy] Part pub. WSC III, pp.405-408, Pub in full, CV III, Part 1, pp. 818-824. 27 Apr 1915
CHAR 1/117/23-25 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, account of the ANZAC landing and position at Gallipoli [copy] Part pub. WSC III, p.408, Pub. in full, CV III, Part 1, pp. 834-835. 29 Apr 1915
CHAR 1/117/26-33 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on the Gallipoli landings, expressing fears of the poor prospect of success, also on the funeral of Rupert Brooke [copy] Part pub. WSC III, p.414, Pub in full, CV III, Part 2, pp. 843-844. 05 May 1915
CHAR 1/117/34 Letter from Sir Archibald Edmonstone to WSC, asking if it would be safe for his sister, Alice Keppell to return to England from Dieppe by sea, because of the risk of German submarine attack annotated by WSC, "I think the risk may be accepted. 03 Feb 1915
CHAR 1/117/35 Letter from Sir George Reid to WSC, dinner invitation. 15 Feb 1915
CHAR 1/117/36 Letter from Thomas Agar-Robartes to Sir Edward Marsh, asking for a pass for his car and chauffeur to be sent out to him in Belgium by Admiralty cargo boat. 16 Feb 1915
CHAR 1/117/37 Letter from Erskine Childers to Sir Edward Marsh, lunch invitation. 04 Mar 1915
CHAR 1/117/38 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on his appointment to the staff of General Sir Ian Hamilton's Mediterranean Expeditionary Force. 12 Mar 1915
CHAR 1/117/39-40 Letter from General Sir John French (later Lord Ypres) to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, thanks for arranging Channel crossing aboard H.M.S. Attentive, with account of meeting with Lord Kitchener. 24 Mar 1915
CHAR 1/117/41 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on the Dardanelles. 03 Apr 1915
CHAR 1/117/42 Letter from George [ ] to WSC, on visit to Egypt. 11 Apr 1915
CHAR 1/117/43-44 Letter from William Hozier to WSC, on encounter between H.M.S. Nubian and German aircraft off Ostend. 15 Apr 1915
CHAR 1/117/45 Letter from Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] to WSC, on his "beautiful" tribute to Rupert Brooke in the Times. 26 Apr 1915
CHAR 1/117/46-47 Letter from Margaret Lloyd George to WSC, asking if he would be prepared to accept the dedication of a piece of music about the sea by a welsh musician, David Jenkins. 27 Apr 1915
CHAR 1/117/48 Letter from Mary, Lady St Helier to WSC, on Mrs Dudley Carleton. 13 May [1915]
CHAR 1/117/49-58 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on the fighting at Gallipoli, especially Hamilton's renewed offensive at Helles Part Pub. WSC III, p.415, Pub. in full, CV III, Part 2, pp. 852-855. 09 May 1915
CHAR 1/117/59-61 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on Lord Fisher's resignation as First Sea Lord, and on the fighting at Gallipoli. 19 May 1915
CHAR 1/117/62 Letter from Margot Asquith to WSC, on his dismissal as First Lord of the Admiralty, and on the death of Julian Grenfell in France. 27 May 1915
CHAR 1/117/63 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill to WSC, on article by J.L. Garvin in The Observer. 23 May 1915
CHAR 1/117/64 Letter from Lt.-Gen. Sir Pitcairn Campbell to WSC, offering command of the 2/1st Oxfordshire Hussars WSC declined the offer. 12 Jun 1915
CHAR 1/117/65-67 Letter from Lord Thurso to WSC, on the "disastrous" new National Government, particularly the dismissal of WSC and Haldane. 03 Jun 1915
CHAR 1/117/68 Letter from Cornelia, Lady Wimborne to WSC, on his dismissal as First Lord of the Admiralty. 14 Jun 1915
CHAR 1/117/69-70 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, account of continued fighting on the Helles front at Gallipoli, and on the political changes in Britain. 26 Jun 1915
CHAR 1/117/71-73 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC on the fighting at Helles, Gallipoli. 03 Jul [1915]
CHAR 1/117/74-76 Letter from William Hozier to WSC, on the fighting at Gallipoli. 20 Aug 1915
CHAR 1/117/77-78 Letter from Valentine Fleming, Oxfordshire Hussars, to WSC, on the Regiment's activities in the Ypres Salient, and on Sergeant Batty's unsuitability for a commission Part pub. CV III, Part 2, pp.1112-1113. 28 Jul 1915
CHAR 1/117/79 Letter from WSC to Valentine Fleming, on the Oxfordshire Hussars [draft typescript]. 03 Aug 1915
CHAR 1/117/80 Letter from Jack Seely, Lord Mottistone to WSC, on Lord Thurso's replacement as Brigade Major, 1st Canadian Cavalry Brigade. 02 Jul 1915
CHAR 1/117/81 Letter from Lord Grey of Fallodon to WSC, best wishes for visit to the Dardanelles [The visit was cancelled at the insistence of Lord Curzon] Pub CV III, Part 2, p.1100. 19 Jul 1915
CHAR 1/117/82-91 Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, account of the renewed attack at Gallipoli Part Pub. WSC III, pp.520-521, Pub. in full, CV III, Part 2, pp.1125- 1130. 11 Aug 1915
CHAR 1/117/92-94 Letter from "Jack" [John Seely, later 1st Lord Mottistone] to WSC, on WSC's dismissal as First Lord of the Admiralty, and on Seely's work as Commander of the 1st Canadian Cavalry Brigade. 14 Sep 1914
CHAR 1/117/95 Letter from Oliver Locker-Lampson to WSC, on proposal for the officers of the Armoured Car Squadron to present WSC with his portrait by Sir John Lavery the portrait was presented to WSC on 15 Nov 1915. 20 Sep 1915
CHAR 1/117/96-98 Letter from William Hozier to WSC, on the possibility of a renewed naval attack in the Dardanelles. 21 Sep 1915
CHAR 1/117/99-104 Letter from Lord Thurso to WSC, on activities on the Western Front with the 1st Canadian Cavalry Brigade. 23 Oct 1915
CHAR 1/117/105 Letter from Helen, Lady D'Abernon to WSC, on his departure for France. 16 Nov 1915
CHAR 1/117/106 Letter from Lord Thurso to WSC, on meeting. [1915]
CHAR 1/117/107 Letter from Jean Heswell to Sir Edward Marsh, sending cheque for 12gns for WSC. [1915]
CHAR 1/117/108 Letter from Freddie Guest to WSC. [1915]