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Warrior for Empire
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American Presidents
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Briton Hadden and Carol to Sir Winston Churchill, May 1959
Shown here are letters sent by first-grade school children from Locust Valley, New York, which Churchill kept as a souvenir of his 1959 visit. Churchill, who as a young boy was interested in history, had become an old man and now the subject of history.

Object Details:
Holograph letters. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (304 a-b)


Related Theme:
Visits to America
Image: Briton Hadden and Carol to Sir Winston Churchill, May 1959
Transcript:
Dear Mr. Churchill

I am glad you are here. it is Good you [help] England. I hop[e] the Russians don't get a head of us. I hope you live to a hundred. We no that you are going to Washington D.C. We are H[a]ppy that you are here

God bless you

Briton HADDEN

(304b)

Dear Mr. Churchill

I am glad you are here. I hope you like it in america and I like V for Victory and you are a famous person

god bless you

carol
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