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Image: Winston Churchill to Clementine Hozier, August 12, 1908
Winston Churchill to Clementine Hozier, August 12, 1908
In this note written by Winston to Clementine on the morning after she accepted his proposal of marriage, he suggests a walk in the rose garden after breakfast before her departure. The note would have been taken by one of Winston's footmen from his bedroom to the room in which Clementine was staying.
Object Details:
Holograph letter. Baroness Spencer-Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (45.1)

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Transcript:
[12 August 1908] Blenheim Palace

My dearest,

How are you? I send you my best love to salute you: & I am getting up at once in order if you like to walk to the rose garden after breakfast & pick a bunch before you start. You will have to leave here about 10:30 & I will come with you to Oxford.

Shall I not give you a letter for your Mother?

Always

W.
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