703 Churchill Winston S.: (1874-1965) British Prime Min
703 CHURCHILL WINSTON S.: (1874-1965) British Prime Minister 1940-45, 1951-55. Nobel Prize winner for Literature, 1953. T.L.S., Winston S Churchill, (an infirm signature), one page, 4to, Chartwell, Westerham, Kent, 7th July 1963, to 'My dear Norman' [Sir Norman Brook]. Churchill thanks his correspondent for their letter and adds that he is pleased to know that he is better and convalescing at home. He continues 'We had an agreeable cruise. We expect to stay at Chartwell for the rest of the summer, and hope that you will both be able to come and stay with us soon.' Together with Clementine Churchill (1885-1977) Wife of Sir Winston S. Churchill. A.L.S., Clementine S. C., one page,, 4to, Hyde Park Gate, London, 31st July 1962, to Norman [Brook], stating, in full, 'It was a shock to me when I read of the changes at The Treasury. I know you selected your successors; but they cannot measure up to you. So I grieve & send you both my love.' Also including Harold Macmillan (1894-1986) British Prime Minister 1957-1963. Brief T.L.S., Harold, with holograph salutation and subscription, one page, 8vo, Haywards Heath, Sussex, 18th February 1974, to Lady Normanbrook, thanking her for her kind letter. One file hole to the left edge of Clementine Churchill's letter, not affecting the text or signature, and some traces of former mounting to the verso of Macmillan's letter, generally VG, 3Lord Normanbrook (1902-1967) British Civil Servant. Cabinet Secretary 1947-62 as well as joint permanent secretary to HM Treasury and head of the Home Civil Service 1956-62. Normanbrook was one of the twelve pall bearers at Sir Winston Churchill's funeral in 1965.