Acquired Papers. Letters from Albert Edward, Prince of Wales to Lady Randolph Churchill. Includes material relating to his disapproval of her relationship with George Cornwallis-West. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

Reference code: CHAR 28/64

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Date: 1898

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CHAR 28/64/1-2 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he sends best wishes. Envelope present. 08 Jan 1898
CHAR 28/64/3-4 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses her future visit to Sandringham, advises her which train she and "Jack" [John S Churchill] should catch and says that [Marie de] Rothschild is also coming to stay. Envelope present. 24 Jan 1898
CHAR 28/64/5-6 Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for a book; comments on an accident had by Lord Gerard; and says that he is looking forward to a dinner and asks her to invite Sir S Clarke. Envelope present. 03 Feb 1898
CHAR 28/64/7-8 Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses arrangements for a visit to the theatre and dinner at the Bachelors' Club. Envelope present. 07 Feb 1898
CHAR 28/64/9-11 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he hopes that her journey to Egypt has been pleasant, discusses the weather and skating, recommends an article in The Times and gives the names of the people he has seen. Envelope sealed with red wax present. 25 Feb 1898
CHAR 28/64/12-13 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses surprise at her decision to go to Egypt, says that he would like to have tea with her, discusses skating, and asks about her "dinner d'adieux". Envelope present. 10 Feb 1898
CHAR 28/64/14-15 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Grand Hotel, Cannes [France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is glad that she is enjoying Egypt; describes his visit to Paris [France]; comments on the plays he has seen including "Cyrano de Bergerac" which he describes as "much too long"; and reports that Grand Duke Michael [of Russia] is disappointed that she is unable to stay with him. Envelope sealed with red wax present. 08 Mar 1898
CHAR 28/64/16-18 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Grand Hotel, Cannes [France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received her letters, explains that he is unable to meet her, comments on [William] Gladstone's illness, and reports that Lady [Daisy] Warwick has given birth to a son. Envelope present. 24 Mar 1898
CHAR 28/64/19-21 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Cercle de la Mediterranee, Nice[France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter; says that he has seen his brother [the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn]; comments [on her relationship with George Cornwallis-West] "it is a pity that you have got yourself so talked about -& remember you are not 25!"; and refers to WSC's book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]. Envelope present. 30 Mar 1898
CHAR 28/64/22-23 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Cercle de la Mediterranee, Nice [France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for a copy of WSC's book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and comments on his sorrow at Lord Suffolk's death. Envelope present. 02 Apr 1898
CHAR 28/64/24-25 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Cannes [France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he comments on [her relationship with George Cornwallis-West] "I had no idea 'que c'etait une affaire si serieuse!' [that it was such a serious affair]" and discusses arrangements to see her for dinner. Envelope present. 08 Apr 1898
CHAR 28/64/26-27 Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] (Hotel Bristol [Paris]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her a letter, comments on the achievements of the Sirdar [Lord Kitchener] and on WSC's book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] which he describes as "admirably written". Envelope sealed with red wax present. 15 Apr 1898
CHAR 28/64/28-29 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] (British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks for her a dinner and praises her for her abilities as a hostess and says that he hopes to see her at Newmarket [Suffolk]. Envelope present. 23 Apr 1898
CHAR 28/64/30-31 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] (Sandringham, Norfolk) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he encloses a letter for WSC [not present] which he asks her to return and describes his activities. Envelope present. 02 Jun 1898
CHAR 28/64/32-33 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] (Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for congratulating him on the success of a racehorse; comments on the death of Sir S Wilson and its effect on the finances of [Sarah Wilson formerly Lady Sarah Churchill and Captain Gordon Wilson] and discusses an opera singer. Envelope present. 12 Jun 1898
CHAR 28/64/34-35 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses his plans to go to Cannes [France] on the "Osborne", comments on inadvisability of the "Duchess of M" taking her sick daughter to Cannes, and says that he would like a copy of WSC's book ["The River War"]. Envelope present. 30 Jul [1898]
CHAR 28/64/36-37 Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for remembering his birthday and reports that [Philippe] Comte de Paris and [Isabelle] Comtesse de Paris have been staying with him. Envelope present. 02 Nov [1898]
CHAR 28/64/38-39 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Royal Yacht "Osborne", Dartmouth [Devon]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses sympathy with her concern over WSC's safety and says that he values her friendship greatly and that he decided not to write her a letter [?about her relationship with George Cornwallis-West] which might offend her. Envelope present. 21 Aug 1898
CHAR 28/64/40-41 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Sandringham, Norfolk) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter, comments on two deaths which have affected him greatly and says that he hopes that she is enjoying herself at Blenheim [Palace]. Envelope present. 26 Dec 1898