Acquired Papers. Letters from Albert Edward, Prince of Wales [King Edward VII from 22 January 1901) to Lady Randolph Churchill. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described.

Reference code: CHAR 28/74

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Date: 1900 - 1904

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CHAR 28/74/1-3 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter; says that he is sorry that she had a difficult journey to Cape [Town, South Africa]; congratulates her on her courageous work with the hospital ship [Maine]; comments on her disappointment at not seeing [George Cornwallis West] and mentions meeting him; comments on the management of the Imperial Yeomanry Hospital and the splendid work done by Lady Georgiana Curzon [later Georgiana, Lady Howe]; and says that he hopes that she has seen WSC and "Jack" [John S Churchill]. Envelope present. 16 Feb 1900
CHAR 28/74/4-5 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Marlborough House [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter; says that he is delighted at the success of the hospital ship Maine; congratulates her on her decision not to return home; says that he is glad to hear that "Jack" [John S Churchill] was only slightly wounded; discusses the Boer War and WSC's capture and escape; says that he hopes that she does not continue her "flirtation" with G W [George Cornwallis West]; and discusses his plans to go to Denmark. 29 Mar 1900
CHAR 28/74/6-7 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Copenhagen [Denmark]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter and says that he found her account of her visit to Ladysmith [South Africa] interesting; discusses the Boer War and describes an incident during which a man jumped onto his railway carriage, intending to kill him and comments that [Alexandra] Princess [of Wales, later Queen Alexandra] displayed courage. 13 Apr 1900
CHAR 28/74/8-9 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Jockey Club, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is sorry that she is unable to come and see him due to commitments with the hospital ship Maine and asks her whether he could see her for dinner. Envelope sealed with red wax present. 03 May 1900
CHAR 28/74/10-12 Letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Hamburg [Germany]) to Mrs George Cornwallis West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter and says that he is glad that she is enjoying her honeymoon; discusses the effect that a death has had on him; and says that he has just finished his "cure". Envelope present. 25 Aug 1900
CHAR 28/74/13-14 Card from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales](Windsor Castle) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for the birthday present of a "Pom Pom" and congratulating her on "Jack's" [John S Churchill's] return [from South Africa]. Envelope present. 17 Nov [1900]
CHAR 28/74/15-16 Letter from King Edward VII (Frogmore [Hampshire]) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for a birthday present. Envelope present. 12 Nov 1901
CHAR 28/74/17-18 Letter from King Edward VII (Marlborough House [London]) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has made arrangements for her ticket to attend his Coronation. Envelope present. 23 Mar 1902
CHAR 28/74/19-20 Letter from King Edward VII (Buckingham Palace) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] accepting an invitation to dinner. Envelope present. 16 May 1902
CHAR 28/74/21-22 Card from King Edward VII (Windsor Castle) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he would like to have dinner with her. Envelope present. 20 May 1902
CHAR 28/74/23-24 Card from King Edward VII (Windsor Castle) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he accepts an invitation to her "charming party" and says that he will bring J Ward with him. Envelope present. 22 May 1902
CHAR 28/74/25-26 Letter from King Edward VII (Buckingham Palace) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is glad that she had a good view of the [Coronation] ceremony, discusses his recovery from illness and the manner in which she should be addressed. Envelope present. 11 Aug 1902
CHAR 28/74/27-31 Letter from King Edward VII (Marienbad [Germany, later Marianske Lazne, Czechoslovakia]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his hopes to see his brother; discussion of affairs at the Vatican and the Quirinal; descriptions of his visit to Cannes [France], sailing on the "Britannia", and his stay at Marienbad; discussion of his planned itinerary; reaction to the deaths of Dowager Lady Warwick and Dowager Lady Galloway and the illness of [Robert, 3rd Lord] Salisbury and regards to George [Cornwallis West]. Envelope sealed with red wax present. 11 Aug 1902
CHAR 28/74/32-36 Letter from King Edward VII (Marienbad [Germany, later Marianske Lazne, Czechoslovakia]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: thanks for her letter; comments on her visits to Warwick [Castle] and Blenheim [Palace] where he first met her "in your younger days"; description of his son's [George, Prince of Wales'] visit to Blenheim; his "cure"; discussion of his planned itinerary; his stay in Marienbad; a meeting with Pattie Palmer; and Arthur Paget's wife's illness. Envelope sealed with red wax present. 01 Sep 1902
CHAR 28/74/37-38 Card from King Edward VII (Buckingham Palace) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] accepting an invitation to tea. Envelope present. [1902]
CHAR 28/74/39-40 Letter from King Edward VII (West Dean Park, Chichester [Sussex]) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for her letter, says that he would like to have wished her goodbye and comments on "charming party" they have enjoyed. Envelope sealed with black wax present. 24 Nov [1903]
CHAR 28/74/41 Card from King Edward VII (Clarence House, St James' [London]) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] suggesting that they should have tea together. 1903
CHAR 28/74/42 Christmas card from King Edward VII to "Lady Jennie" [Lady Randolph Churchill]. Illustrated with a shooting scene. [1903]