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November 18, 2018 11:00 AMCalender

Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977) Typed Letter Signed, Whitehall, 11 March 1941.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3176BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 18, 2018 11:00AM


Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977) Typed Letter Signed, Whitehall, 11 March 1941. Two page letter on Mrs. Churchill's 10 Downing Street, Whitehall stationery, with a handwritten correction, to Mrs. Hopes of the Collegiate School in Bristol, on the subject of whether children traumatized by World War II will be permanently damaged by their experiences, and assuring Mrs. Hopes that the very soldiers and fliers fighting Hitler as heroes in the current war were children traumatized by the previous World War, "Danger and sorrow produce unselfish qualities, whereas very often ease and comfort and security produce feeble natures," matted, with a portrait, not examined out of frame, each page 9 x 7 in.
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.
Estimate $300-500

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Churchill, Frederic Sharf, Hitler, Jean Sharf