Acquired Papers: Letters from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill. Includes material relating to WSC's time at St George's School, Ascot, Berkshire and at Brunswick Road, Brighton, East Sussex. All letters are manuscript unless otherwise described.

Reference code: CHAR 28/13

Part of: CHAR 28
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Date: 1882 - 1887

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CHAR 28/13/1-1A Letter from WSC to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for presents of "soldiers, flags and castle" and sending her his love and "a great many kisses". Envelope present. [04] [Jan] [1882]
CHAR 28/13/2 Letter from WSC ([Blenheim Palace]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is well and making progress with his lessons and that "Baby" [John S Churchill] is well. [1881]
CHAR 28/13/3 Letter from WSC (Blenheim Palace) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes his father is getting better, that he has been picking primroses and that he has seen three "Indian children". 20 Mar [1882]
CHAR 28/13/4-5 Letter from WSC (Blenheim Palace) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] thanking him for his letter, and saying that he has been studying with [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] who is going to London on the following day to see him and sending him and [Lady Randolph Churchill] "many kisses". 28 Mar [1882]
CHAR 28/13/6-7 Letter from WSC (Blenheim Palace) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has been for a drive and that he is greatly enjoying being in the country where he has been making "encampments", and sends his and [John S Churchill's] love to her and to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill]. 01 Apr [1882]
CHAR 28/13/8 Letter from WSC ([Blenheim Palace]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has been to the Lince with "Baby" [John S Churchill] where he picked hyacinths, and that he has seen a snake which [Elizabeth] Everest would not let him kill. 10 Apr [1882]
CHAR 28/13/9 Letter from WSC (2 Handborough Road, Ventnor [Isle of Wight]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for easter eggs and describing a picnic at Sandown where he saw "enormous 18 ton guns". [Apr] [1882]
CHAR 28/13/10 Letter from WSC to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to visit him "I do want you to come down so much". [Apr] [1882]
CHAR 28/13/11 Letter from WSC (Blenheim Palace) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is pleased to hear that [Lord Randolph Churchill] is better and describes riding in the park and seeing [John, 7th Duke of Marlborough]. [Apr] [1882]
CHAR 28/13/12 Letter from WSC (Blenheim Palace) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to come to Blenheim again and describing riding "Robroy". [May] [1882]
CHAR 28/13/13 Letter from WSC (Beech Lodge [Wimbledon, Surrey]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] thanking him for his letter, expressing relief that [Lord Randolph] is better and sending love to [sic] "Sunney" [later Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough]. 21 Aug 1882
CHAR 28/13/14 Letter from WSC (St George's School [Ascot, Berkshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is "very happy" at school, that he has been given a bracket by Mrs Kynnersley and that he intends to send his father a gazette. [03] [Dec] [1882]
CHAR 28/13/15 Letter from WSC (St George's School [Ascot, Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is "very happy" at school and has spent a happy birthday, thanks her for a present and asks her not to forget to visit him. [03] [Dec] [1882]
CHAR 28/13/16 Letter from WSC [(St George's School, Ascot, Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her whether he will see [Elizabeth] Everest during the holidays. [09] [Jul] [1883]
CHAR 28/13/17 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she will visit him soon, asks whether [Elizabeth] Everest gave her the "flour" from him and calculates that he will return home in a month's time. [17] [Jun] [1883]
CHAR 28/13/18 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she will visit him and will allow [Elizabeth] Everest and "Jack" [John S Churchill] to come and see the athletics. Contains pencil guest lists in the hand of ?Lady Randolph Churchill. [Jun] [1883]
CHAR 28/13/19 Letter from [WSC] (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Oom" [Elizabeth ] saying that he will see her on the 31st of the month. [23] [Jun] [1883]
CHAR 28/13/20 Letter from [WSC] to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he relates that he has caught his first fish and that he and "Jack" [John S Churchill] are well. 15 Sep 1883
CHAR 28/13/21 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for sending him a bag, apologising for not sending it "oweing to my lazyness" and sending regards to [Clara Frewen, earlier Clara Jerome and Leonie Jerome, later Leonie Leslie]. [Sep] [1883]
CHAR 28/13/22 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a visit to Hampton Court [Middlesex]. [Oct] [1883]
CHAR 28/13/23 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing a firework party at which there will be two guys [Charles] Bradlaugh and O'Donovan Rossa [Jeremiah O'Donovan] and giving the names of the songs he sings in the singing class. [Nov] [1883]
CHAR 28/13/24 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for books and reporting that he has been to dinner with Lady Alfred Churchill. 02 Dec 1883
CHAR 28/13/25 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] reporting that he was awarded 39 out of 90 marks for gymnastics and describing preparations for a concert. 09 Dec 1883
CHAR 28/13/26 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that he has received a letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] about which he comments "I think [Elizabeth] Everest held his hand" and that he has seen [Leonie Jerome, later Lady Leslie] and asking her to come to a concert. [Dec] [1883]
CHAR 28/13/27 Letter from WSC to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has nearly recovered from a cough and that he has had dinner with Lady Alfred Churchill. 03 Jan 1884
CHAR 28/13/28-29 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he is doing well and that he may be awarded a school prize and encloses a copy of the Gazette [not present]. Envelope present. 02 Feb 1884
CHAR 28/13/30 Letter from WSC ([St George's School, Ascot, Berkshire]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] begging her to let [Elizabeth] Everest come and visit him and asking about "Jack's" [John S Churchill's] presents. 10 Feb 1883
CHAR 28/13/31 Letter from WSC ([St George's School, Ascot, Berkshire]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] thanking him for a book and reporting that he is "very happy indeed". Illustrated with a drawing of a ?man beneath which is written "there was a very wise old man & he was woundrous [sic] wise". 17 Feb 1884
CHAR 28/13/32 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to send someone to see him and reporting that he has had dinner with [Lord and Lady] Alfred Churchill. Illustrated with a drawing of a face. 24 Feb 1884
CHAR 28/13/33 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a visit to Bagshot [Surrey] and asking about the pony. Illustrated with a drawings of a man and a face. 09 Mar 1884
CHAR 28/13/34 Letter from WSC ([St George's School, Ascot, Berkshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that Mrs Kynnersley [the headmaster's wife] had visited Birmingham where people were betting that [Lord Randolph Churchill] would be [elected as MP for Birmingham Central] and describing a game in a sand pit. Illustrated with a drawing of a bearded man. 16 Mar 1884
CHAR 28/13/35 Envelope addressed to Lady Randolph Churchill in the hand of WSC. 01 Apr 1884
CHAR 28/13/36-37 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reproaches her for not writing to him and asks her to visit on June 24 and to allow [Elizabeth] Everest and "Jack" [John S Churchill] to visit. Envelope present. 08 Jun 1884
CHAR 28/13/38 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for allowing [Elizabeth] Everest to visit him. [02] [Jul] [1884]
CHAR 28/13/39 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to write to him and to inform him whether [Lord Randolph Churchill has been elected to the committee of the National Union of Conservative Associations]. [13] [Jul] [1884]
CHAR 28/13/40 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to send him some money for the chapel fund. [Jul] [1884]
CHAR 28/13/41 Letter from WSC (St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he tells her that he may be awarded a prize and that he has been allowed to return to his own room. [Jul] [1884]
CHAR 28/13/42-43 Letter from WSC ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he tells her that he is "very happy" and asks that [Frank] Thomas should send him stamps. Envelope present. [26] [Oct] [1884]
CHAR 28/13/44 Letter from WSC ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Oom" [Elizabeth Everest] in which he describes his recent illness, asks her to come and visit him with "Jack" [John S Churchill] and says that he is going to give "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] a "lecture" for not writing to him. [Oct] [1884]
CHAR 28/13/45 Letter from WSC (29 [& 30] Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks for money as he has been "very extravagant" and has bought stamps and a stamp book. 28 [Oct] 1884
CHAR 28/13/46 Letter from WSC ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road] Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that the holidays begin on the 19th and asking for [Elizabeth] Everest's address. 06 Dec 1884
CHAR 28/13/47 Letter from WSC (29 [& 30] Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her of the date of the school play, asking whether it is "heaven upon earth" without him and of the date that Dr Rouse [Robson Roose] is going to take him to see Dr Woaks [Woakes] and saying that he wants to write to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in India. 21 Jan 1885
CHAR 28/13/48 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing the weather and a horse riding expedition. 24 Jan [1885]
CHAR 28/13/49 Letter from WSC (29 [& 30] Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing sorrow at the death of Colonel [Frederick] Burnaby and discussing a visit with Dr [Robson] Roose to see Dr Woakes, and a "ripping" pantomime in Brighton. 27 Jan 1885
CHAR 28/13/50 Letter from WSC (29 [& 30] Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his achievements at horse riding, asking after [Lord Randolph Churchill] and commenting that it is "wonderful to think that water is made up of two gases". 28 Jan [1885]
CHAR 28/13/51 Letter from WSC (29 [& 30] Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to come to the school play with his aunts Clara [Frewen, earlier Clara Jerome] and Leonie [Leslie, earlier Leonie Jerome]. 30 Jan 1885
CHAR 28/13/52 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] reminding her of her promise to send him a hamper. 06 Mar [1885]
CHAR 28/13/53 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] calculating that there are only three weeks of term left and asking her to tell [Elizabeth] Everest that he is well. 10 Mar [1885]
CHAR 28/13/54 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her of the dates of the school holidays. 17 Mar [1885]
CHAR 28/13/55-56 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking for a postal order of 10 shillings, relating the success of the second run of the school play and discussing arrangements for his return (which include a maid being turned out of his room). 20 Mar [1885]
CHAR 28/13/57 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to send him a postal order and discussing the start of examinations and arrangements for his return home. 24 Mar [1885]
CHAR 28/13/58 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing arrangements for his return home. 31 Mar [1885]
CHAR 28/13/59 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has met a "gentleman" who considers [William] Gladstone a "brute" and that the driver of the Electric Railway thinks that Lord Randolph should be Prime Minister. He also reports that Lord Randolph's autograph is sought after and asks him to sign his letters in full. 05 Apr 1885
CHAR 28/13/60 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] asking for [Lady Randolph Churchill's] address and saying that he would be "very proud" if his father would write to him. 24 Apr 1885
CHAR 28/13/61 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to write to him about the races and describing swimming and cricket matches. 29 Apr 1885
CHAR 28/13/62 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has been distributing [Lord Randolph Churchill's] autograph and asks for her autograph. 09 May 1885
CHAR 28/13/63 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the advice of Dr [Robson] Roose and asks for a riding suit. 27 May 1885
CHAR 28/13/64-65 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the success of the cricket team, asks to be sent a paper about Victor Hugo's funeral, says that he will work on his Greek in order to be accepted by Winchester [School] and that he is learning "Edinburgh after Flodden". 30 May 1885
CHAR 28/13/66 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is "well and excessively happy", reports that his team has been beaten in two cricket matches and discusses the Extra Supplement to the Daily Graphic about "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill]. 02 Jun 1885
CHAR 28/13/67 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has been unable to cash a postal order, describes an agricultural show and asks her to visit him. 09 Jun 1885
CHAR 28/13/68 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to send him a hamper. 12 Jun 1885
CHAR 28/13/69 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to send him a postal order and commenting that he has not received a hamper. 19 Jun 1885
CHAR 28/13/70 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he has received "the long promised hamper" and has visited the dentist. 30 Jun 1885
CHAR 28/13/71 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to allow him to continue riding, informing her that his cricket team has won their first match and thanking her for a postal order. 05 Jul 1885
CHAR 28/13/72 Letter from WSC (Tuckers Hotel, Cromer [Norfolk]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is unable to walk, swim or paddle because of "Irrispelas" in his legs and that he has to drive himself around in a donkey carriage. 16 Aug 1885
CHAR 28/13/73 Letter from WSC (Tuckers Hotel, Cromer [Norfolk]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has not been enjoying himself because of the rain and asks her to allow him to write once a week instead of twice. 20 Aug 1885
CHAR 28/13/74 Letter from WSC (Chesterfield Lodge [Cromer, Norfolk]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to come and visit him. 22 Aug 1885
CHAR 28/13/75 Letter from WSC (Chesterfield Lodge [Cromer, Norfolk]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has visited the Roman camp, describes hunting for anemones and comments that he would be happier if he could see her and that lessons are a burden. 25 Aug 1885
CHAR 28/13/76 Letter from WSC (Chesterfield Lodge, Cromer [Norfolk]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is not enjoying himself as his governess is "very unkind and strict and stiff", that he is looking forward to seeing her and that his "temper is not of the most amiable" due to a bilious attack. 02 Sep [1885]
CHAR 28/13/77 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her of his safe arrival and asking her to visit him. 17 Sep 1885
CHAR 28/13/78 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for her letter and reporting that one of the boys has a camera. 29 Sep 1885
CHAR 28/13/79 Letter from "Winny" [WSC] (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for her letter, describing the weather and a visit to the swimming baths during which he swam a width of the pool. 06 Oct 1885
CHAR 28/13/80 Letter from "Winny" [WSC] (29 & 30 Brunswick Road [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] enclosing a photograph [not present] of himself and asking for money. 10 Oct 1885
CHAR 28/13/81 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says he cannot understand why his father did not visit him when he was in Brighton and asks for money for a stamp album. 20 Oct 1885
CHAR 28/13/82 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a firework display, referring to a portrait of her which had appeared in the [Daily] Graphic and asking her to send his love to [Elizabeth] Everest. 10 Nov 1885
CHAR 28/13/83 Letter from WSC ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is unhappy, asks her to visit him when the elections are over and to send his love to "Oom" [Elizabeth Everest] and "Jack" [John S Churchill]. [1885]
CHAR 28/13/84 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that his father will be elected as MP for Birmingham [Central] and says that if Colonel Tottenham, the father of another school boy, is elected for Winchester, they may have a "supper". 28 Nov 1885
CHAR 28/13/85 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] apologising for not writing to her and asking her to send his love to "Womany" [Elizabeth Everest] and "Jack" [John S Churchill]. 26 Jan 1886
CHAR 28/13/86 Letter from WSC ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she is not at risk from the London mobs and asks her to allow "Oom" [Elizabeth Everest] and "Jack" [John S Churchill] to remain in Brighton longer. 14 Feb 1886
CHAR 28/13/87 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has enjoyed a dinner with [Elizabeth] Everest and "Jack" [John S Churchill] and asks when the bazaar for the working mens clubs will take place. 23 Feb 1886
CHAR 28/13/88 Letter from WSC ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Om" [Elizabeth Everest] in which he says that he is feeling weak and "as if I could cry at every thing". [1886]
CHAR 28/13/89 Letter from WSC ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he would like her to visit him and expresses his pleasure that [Lord Randolph Churchill] has been elected as MP for South Paddington. [Jul] [1886]
CHAR 28/13/90 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her whether she will allow him to learn the violincello instead of the piano, speculating on the Conservatives electoral prospects and asking for money as he is "bankrupt". 13 Jul [1886]
CHAR 28/13/91-92 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks whether [Lord Randolph Churchill] is likely to become Secretary of State for India and about holiday plans and thanks her for a Post Office Order. 27 Jul [1886]
CHAR 28/13/93 Letter from WSC to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has been enjoying himself catching butterflies and sends love from "Jack" [John S Churchill]. 07 Sep 1886
CHAR 28/13/94 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswic[k Road], Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes a visit to the swimming baths and improvements being made to the Parade in Brighton which he considers a "great waste of money". 28 Sep 1886
CHAR 28/13/95 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his pleasure in writing "'Ye sealed Epistle' unto thee" and promising to use the best possible language. He refers to a visit to the swimming baths and a lecture about Shakespeare. 05 Oct 1886
CHAR 28/13/96 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has received a letter from "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and asks her to send him some of her autographs. 19 Oct 1886
CHAR 28/13/97 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] thanking him for sending him stamps and autographs, commenting on a fire at 2 Connaught Place [London], reporting on his progress at school and wishing him success in his speech at Bradford [Yorkshire] "I hope you...cut the ground from under the feet of the Liberals". 19 Oct 1886
CHAR 28/13/98 Illustrated card from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to come and play at the school concert. 24 Oct 1886
CHAR 28/13/99 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is waiting for an answer [to his request that she should play in the school concert]. 26 Oct 1886
CHAR 28/13/100 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that she will visit him with [Elizabeth] Everest and "Jack" [John S Churchill] and proposes a Christmas party. 02 Nov 1886
CHAR 28/13/101 Illustrated card from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which he reproaches his father for not visiting him when he was in Brighton, describes visiting a museum and asks his father to send more copies of his autograph. 10 Nov [1886]
CHAR 28/13/102 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her not to forget to write to Miss Thomson to allow him to come home and reporting on his success in a gymnastic examination. 23 Nov 1886
CHAR 28/13/103 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing the progress of the school play and asking her to come to give out the prizes. 07 Dec 1886
CHAR 28/13/104-105 Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he asks her to remain in Brighton after distributing the school prizes, rather than returning to London for a dinner party and includes the programme for the evening as "mice are not caught without cheese". 14 Dec [1886]
CHAR 28/13/106 Christmas card from WSC to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill]. [Dec] [1886]
CHAR 28/13/107 Letter from WSC ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her of his safe return to school and asking about the contents of his school report. 23 Jan [1887]
CHAR 28/13/108 Letter from "The Pussy Cat" [WSC] ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] wishing her a pleasant journey. [1887]
CHAR 28/13/109 Letter from "Winny" [WSC] ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is well but wants to return home. [19] [Jun] [1887]
CHAR 28/13/110 Letter from "Winny" [WSC] ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is occupied with the football team and reproaches her for not writing to him. [1887]
CHAR 28/13/111 Letter from "Winny" [WSC] ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is looking forward to receiving a letter from her and asks her to send his love to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill]. [1887]
CHAR 28/13/112-113 Letter from "Winny" [WSC] (Prospects House, Skegness [Lincolnshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] apologising for not writing previously and asking for money. Annotated with a note in the hand of Elizabeth Everest that "Master Winston" is continually requesting money which he wastes and advising that he should not be given any more money. Envelope present. [1887]
CHAR 28/13/114 Letter from "Winny" [WSC] ([29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Hove, East Sussex]) to "Womany" [Elizabeth Everest] informing her that he has settled down. c 1886
CHAR 28/13/115 Part of a letter from WSC to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that he was top of his form in a gymnastic examination and sending his love to other family members. c 1886
CHAR 28/13/116 Dictation exercise by WSC corrected and marked. c 1886