Personal: Correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 1/9

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Date: 01 Jan 1893 - 31 Dec 1893

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Letters from The Rev. James Welldon (3), Headmaster, Harrow School (2); Charles Mayo (4); Charles, Duke of Marlborough; Chester Dawson (3), J Napier Spence (3); George Wilson (5); Louis Moriarty (2); Captain Walter James (2); J W Welsford; Marie Minssen; Kate Thomson; C R Cockburn; John Milbanke; Charlotte Thomson; Hugh Wyllie (2); Rev. Frederick Searle; Lily, Duchess of Marlborough (4); Sir Edward Carson (2); John Marshall Hall (2); Bernard Minssen; File also includes WSC's passport, permitting him to travel "on the Continent, with John S Churchill and J D G Little".

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CHAR 1/9/1 Letter from Rev. James Welldon, Headmaster, Harrow School, to WSC, sympathy on accident [WSC was injured when he fell from a tree while staying at Branksome Dene, Bournemouth]. 13 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/2 Letter from Charles Mayo, Mathematics Master, Harrow School, to WSC, sympathy on accident, also wishing him well in the Sandhurst entrance examination. 14 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/3 Letter from Charles, Duke of Marlborough, to WSC, apologies for accusing him of stealing book on political economy, stating that he had found the book "quite safe". 21 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/4 Letter from Charles Mayo, Harrow School, to WSC, sympathy on failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. 22 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/5 Letter from Rev. James Welldon to WSC, on his failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. 25 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/6 Letter from Chester Dawson to WSC, sympathy on accident. 24 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/7 Letter from J. Napier Spence to WSC, sympathy on failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. 25 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/8 Letter from George Wilson to WSC, Bannockburn House, Bannockburn, sympathy on failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. [26 Jan 1893]
CHAR 1/9/9 Letter from Louis Moriarty, Army Class Master, Harrow School, to WSC, on the Sandhurst entrance examination,. 27 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/10 Letter from Captain Walter James, "Army crammer", 5 Lexham Gardens, London, to Lord Randolph Churchill, on his willingness to take WSC as a pupil. 28 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/11 Letter from J W W Welsford, Army Class Master, Harrow School, to WSC, on the Sandhurst entrance examination. 30 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/12 Letter from J. Napier Spence, Cambridge Villa, Harrow, [private tutor] to WSC, on the Sandhurst entrance examination. 13 Jan 1893
CHAR 1/9/13 Letter from Marie Minssen to WSC. 05 Feb [1893]
CHAR 1/9/14-15 Letter from J. Napier Spence, Cambridge Villa, Harrow, [private tutor] to WSC, on the Sandhurst entrance examination. 07 Feb 1893
CHAR 1/9/16 Letter from Kate Thomson, Brighton, to WSC. 08 Feb [1893]
CHAR 1/9/17 Letter from C R Cockburn to WSC, asking for photograph. 13 Feb [1893]
CHAR 1/9/18 Letter from Charles Mayo to WSC, on WSC's visit to Harrow School. 14 Feb [1893]
CHAR 1/9/19 Letter from "Jack" John Milbanke, 10th Royal Hussars, Cahir, to WSC, sympathy on WSC's accident, and his failure in the Sandhurst examination, and on Milbanke's duties with the 10th Hussars at Cahir, Tipperary, Ireland. 14 Feb [1893]
CHAR 1/9/20 Letter from Charlotte Thomson, 29 Brunswick Road, Brighton to WSC, on WSC's "entertainment" for the boys of Brunswick Road School. 14 Feb [1893]
CHAR 1/9/21 Letter from Hugh Wyllie, 11 Palmeira Avenue, West Brighton, to WSC on meeting in Brighton. 14 Feb [1893]
CHAR 1/9/22 Letter from Chester Dawson to WSC. 15 Feb 1893
CHAR 1/9/23 Letter from Hugh Wyllie to WSC. 17 Feb 1893
CHAR 1/9/24 Letter from George Wilson to WSC. [Feb 1893]
CHAR 1/9/25 Letter from George Wilson to WSC. [1893]
CHAR 1/9/26-28 Letter from Rev. Frederick Searle, Harrow School, to WSC, sympathy on accident. Advising him to "decide once and for all that you will set the pleasing of God and the service of other men before you as the great object in life". [03 Mar 1893]
CHAR 1/9/29 Letter from Charles Mayo to WSC, postponing WSC's visit to Harrow due to an outbreak of influenza. 06 Mar 1893
CHAR 1/9/30 Letter from George Wilson, Bannockburn House, to WSC, news of former Harrow contemporaries. Also expressing envy at his meeting the actress Mabel Love "as pretty girls are few and far between down here". [30 Mar 1894]
CHAR 1/9/31 Letter from Lily, Duchess of Marlborough, 26 Brunswick Terrace, Brighton, to WSC. 30 Apr 1893
CHAR 1/9/32 Letter from Edward Carson to WSC, invitation to dine with him at the House of Commons. 31 May 1893
CHAR 1/9/33 Letter from Edward Carson to WSC, suggesting that WSC should postpone his visit to the House of Commons until there was an interesting debate for him to see. 01 Jun 1893
CHAR 1/9/34 Letter from James Welldon to WSC, on Lord Randolph Churchill's visit to Harrow, suggesting that he might like to meet Reginald Bosworth Smith "so that the two great defenders of the Church in Wales may put their heads together. 15 Jun 1893
CHAR 1/9/35 Letter from Captain Walter James, 5 Lexham Gardens, London to WSC, on the Chemistry paper in the Sandhurst examination, "I think you know enough to do well in it". 05 Jul 1893
CHAR 1/9/36 Letter from John Marshall Hall, 14 Bonfield Road, Lewisham, London, to WSC, luncheon invitation to discuss Sandhurst entrance examination. 06 Jul 1893
CHAR 1/9/37 Letter from John Marshall Hall, 56 Marina, St Leonards, to WSC, on the Chemistry paper in the Sandhurst examination. 11 Jul 1893
CHAR 1/9/38 Telegram from Lily, Duchess of Marlborough, Harrogate, to WSC, congratulations on passing Sandhurst entrance examination. 03 Aug [1893]
CHAR 1/9/39 Letter from Lily, Duchess of Marlborough, Prospect Hotel, Harrowgate, to WSC, congratulations on passing Sandhurst entrance examination. 03 Aug 1893
CHAR 1/9/40 Letter from James Welldon, Harrow School, to WSC, congratulations on passing Sandhurst entrance examination. 04 Aug 1893
CHAR 1/9/41 Letter from Louis Moriarty to WSC, on the Sandhurst entrance examination, listing the marks of other candidates from Harrow School. 12 Aug 1893
CHAR 1/9/42 Letter from Lily, Duchess of Marlborough, 3 Carlton House Terrace, to WSC. 20 Aug 1893
CHAR 1/9/43 Letter from George Wilson to WSC, sympathy on failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. 03 Sep [1892]
CHAR 1/9/44 Letter from Chester Dawson to WSC, birthday greetings. Nov [1891]
CHAR 1/9/45 Letter from Bernard Minssen, French Master, Harrow School, to WSC. [1893]
CHAR 1/9/46 WSC's Passport, permitting him to travel "on the Continent, with John S Churchill and J D G Little". 31 Jul 1893