CHURCHILL, Sir Winston. 18927

£2,750

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Typed Letter Signed “Yours sincerely, Winston S.Churchill” as Prime Minister during the Second World War, to Howard Gritten M.P., acknowledging his services rendered to the Conservative Party for more than half a century, explaining the wartime protocol for Honours awards. 1 page 9½ x 7½ inches, filing hole, 10 Downing Street stationery, with the original envelope. In very good condition. 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, 22 April 1942. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), Prime Minister 1940-45, 1951-55. “Unfortunately however there can be no question of expressing this appreciation in a more tangible form, since no Honours are at present being awarded for political services.”