TLS signed “Winston S. Churchill,” one page, 7.5 x 9.5, 28 Hyde Park Gate letterhead, December 8, 1949. Letter to Sir Richard Wells, in full: "Thank you for your letter of December 2 about the Grand Habitation of the Primrose League next April. I would suggest that Lord Salisbury should be asked to be the principal speaker on this occasion." In fine condition, with light creasing to the lower blank area, and a rusty paperclip impression to the top edge. Founded in 1883, the Primrose League was established to spread conservative principles in Great Britain. A close friend of Churchill, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 5th Marquess of Salisbury, served in several political and cabinet positions over the years.
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