Acquired Papers. Letters from Leonie, Lady Leslie [formerly Leonie Jerome] to Lady Randolph Churchill. Includes material relating to her visit to India. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

Reference code: CHAR 28/62

Part of: CHAR 28
Next record: CHAR 28/63
Previous record: CHAR 28/61

Date: Dec 1897 - Apr 1898

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CHAR 28/62/1A Filing note in the hand of Annette Annning annotated "Mrs Leslie: 'Durbar'". [1897]
CHAR 28/62/1 Letter from "L" [Leonie, Lady Leslie formerly Leonie Jerome] (H M S Renown, off Messina [Sicily]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she thanks her for her kindness and describes her voyage. Pencil. [1897]
CHAR 28/62/2-3 Letter from Leonie [Lady Leslie formerly Leonie Jerome] (H M S Renown, "in the Red Sea before Aden [later South Yemen]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she is hoping to be able to visit Aden and see the passangers on the "Arabia"; comments on "Katie" [Katherine, Lady Cromer]; gives details of the itinerary of her visit to India; reports on a meeting with WSC at Assouan and says that General Murray of Seaforth's wife likes [Lady Randolph], commenting "all that was long ago!". [1897]
CHAR 28/62/4-5 Letter from Leonie [Lady Leslie formerly Leonie Jerome] (on the notepaper of Government House, Bombay [India]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she describes her surroundings and the people she has seen who include Lady Wolverton and says that she has bought parrots and that she will be sorry to leave India. [Jan] [1898]
CHAR 28/62/6-7 Letter from "L" [Leonie, Lady Leslie formerly Leonie Jerome] (Viceroy's Camp, Delhi [India]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she describes a pageant; comments on Mary [Lady] Curzon; describes the camp in which she is staying and a ball organised by [Lord] Curzon; her impressions of the natives and the "purdah ladies"; and the entertainment provided by Lord Kitchener and sends her love to George [Cornwallis-West]. 01 Jan [1898] - 07 Jan [1898]
CHAR 28/62/8-10 Letter from "L" [Leonie, Lady Leslie formerly Leonie Jerome] (Chief Commissioner's Camp, Sohagpur [India]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: a description of her travels to Malakand, Ravel Pindu and Meerut; comments on the numbers of visitors to India; a recommendation that she and George [Cornwallis-West] should visit India; and hunting tigers in the jungle. 23 Jan [1898]
CHAR 28/62/11-12 Letter from Leonie [Lady Leslie formerly Leonie Jerome] (Suez Canal [Egypt]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she thanks her for her letter and comments on Moreton [Frewen's] disappointment over a business venture, expressing sympathy for Clara [Frewen, formerly Clara Jerome], and describes Suez and the animals they are bringing back with them. CHAR 28/62/12 is misfiled after CHAR 28/62/13. 10 Mar [1898]
CHAR 28/62/13 Letter from "L" [Leonie, Lady Leslie formerly Leonie Jerome] (The Palace, Malta) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she is looking forward to seeing her and describes military activities in Malta and a meeting with the Queen of Portugal. 18 Mar [1898]
CHAR 28/62/14 Part of a letter from [Leonie, Lady Leslie formerly Leonie Jerome] (Royal Hospital, Dublin [Ireland]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she has seen Lord Grenfell and [5th Lord] Rossmore and Lady Rossmore and that she plans to take "Jack" [John S Churchill] to the opera and to send Seymour [Leslie] to school. 23 Apr [1898]