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Clementine Hozier to Winston Churchill, August 12, 1908
The morning after Clementine accepted Winston's proposal of marriage, he sent a note suggesting a walk in the rose garden after breakfast before her departure. In Clementine's reply, she accepts his offer of a walk and asks for a letter about the engagement to present to her mother.

Object Details:
Holograph letter. Baroness Spencer-Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (45.2)


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Image: Clementine Hozier to Winston Churchill, August 12, 1908
Transcript:
(The morning after my engagement August 1908) Blenheim Palace

My dearest

I am very well - Yes please give me a letter to take to Mother- I should love to go to the rose garden.

Yours always
Clementine
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