Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC11/9/1-8
TitleCorrespondence from Winston Churchill
Extent8 items
DescriptionCorrespondence from Winston Churchill [as correspondent for the 'Morning Post' in South Africa, 1899-1900] to Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], including letter written whilst in South Africa, relating to development of Boer War [relief of Ladysmith, suspension of Cape constitution, employment of Kaffirs by British forces, possibility of award of a commendation for his conduct during Boer seizure of freight train, necessity for Government to intervene if policies of General Sir Horatio Herbert Kitchener [1st Earl of Kitchener of Khartoum: Chief of Staff of Forces in South Africa, 1899-1900; Commander-in-Chief, 1900-1902] fail]; Churchill's composition of a biography of his father; and nomination of Duke of Marlborough for position of Governor General of Australia; with press cutting
Access StatusOpen


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