Lot 454: Churchill, Winston S.



2015-09-16 14:07:21

Lot 454: Churchill Winston S.: (1874-1965) British Prime Minister 1940-45, 1951-55. Nobel Prize Winner For Literature, 1953. T.L.S., W S Churchill, With Holograph Salutation And Subscription, One Page, 4To, Chartwell, Westerham, Kent, 6Th April 1939, To Miss Margaret K. Haskell. Churchill Thanks His Correspondent For Their Letter And Adds That He Greatly Appreciates The Kind Offer Of Her Services, Continuing To Explain 'Mrs. Edward C. Pratt Is The Honorary Secretary Of My Conservative Association In The Epping Division. I Am Sure She Would Find Your Help Invaluable When The Preliminary Work Is Begun For A General Election, And I Will Ask Her To Get In Touch With You At That Time'. In Concluding Churchill Again Thanks His Correspondent For Her Letter, 'Which Is Most Encouraging To Me'. Some Very Light, Minor Foxing, Otherwise Vg The Last General Election In Great Britain Before The Date Of Churchill'S Letter Had Taken Place In 1935. World War Ii Broke Out Less Than Six Months After The Present Letter And No General Elections Were Held During The War Period. In The 1945 General Election Clement Attlee'S Labour Party Won An Unexpected Landslide Victory Over Winston Churchill'S Conservatives.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £500-800
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