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CHAR 1/194/1

Letter from WSC to Victor Cazalet, thanks for gift of chessmen [carbon].

16 Jan 1927
CHAR 1/194/2

Letter from Victor Cazalet to WSC, thanks for advice [not to become Political Correspondent of the Evening Standard], and sending gift of chessmen.

03 Jan 1927
CHAR 1/194/3

Letter from Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, to WSC, thanks for letter of congratulation on peerage.

11 Jan 1927
CHAR 1/194/4

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to the U.S. Consul-General, letter of recommendation for George Lyndon, who was in WSC's service in 1916, and from 1921-24 [carbon].

18 Jan 1927
CHAR 1/194/5

Letter from George Lyndon to WSC, asking for letter of support for his application to emigrate to the U.S.A.

16 Jan 1927
CHAR 1/194/6

Letter from Lord Lloyd-George to WSC, on his health, thanks for gift of flowers.

20 Jan [1927]
CHAR 1/194/7

Letter from Lord Birkenhead to WSC, apologies for forgetting WSC's lunch party.

01 Feb 1927
CHAR 1/194/8

Letter from WSC to J.C. Smuts, sending gift of The World Crisis, 1916-1918, and on his continued interest in Smuts' career [copy].

21 Feb 1927
CHAR 1/194/9

Letter from Major C. Mowbray to WSC, account of meeting with two Sergeants of the 4th Hussars at Poona in 1900, and their high opinion of WSC.

08 Mar 1927
CHAR 1/194/10

Letter from Patrick Adam to WSC, on paintings.

18 Mar 1927
CHAR 1/194/11

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh, P.S. to WSC, to E.V. Ellis, thanks for gift of engraving of Charles Churchill [carbon].

19 Mar 1927
CHAR 1/194/12

Engraving of Charles Churchill, by Cook from original portrait by Catton, 1779.

May 1779
CHAR 1/194/13

Letter from WSC to Lord Thurso, advising him to consult Corlandt Macmahon over his stammer [carbon].

21 Mar 1927
CHAR 1/194/14

Letter from WSC to Corlandt Macmahon to WSC, on his successful treatment of WSC, and on WSC's intention to recommend Macmahon to his friends [carbon].

21 Mar 1927
CHAR 1/194/15

Letter from WSC to Robert Somervell, thanks for congratulations on The World Crisis, 1916-1918, and on his inability to subscribe to the Sevenoaks and Holmesdale Hospital, also asking if he had any papers showing the method that he used to teach the lowest boys at Harrow to analyse English sentences with different coloured inks, giving his opinion that the teaching of English was more important than the teaching of Classics [carbon].

19 Mar 1927
CHAR 1/194/16

Letter from Robert Somervell to WSC, offering congratulations on The World Crisis, 1916-1918, and asking if he would be willing to subscribe to Sevenoaks and Holmesdale Hospital.

06 Mar 1927
CHAR 1/194/17

Letter from Hans von Herwarth to WSC, on the international situation and the future of Germany.

14 Apr 1927
CHAR 1/194/18

Letter from R.S. Wood, P.S. to Lord Percy of Newcastle, to Sir Edward Marsh, P.S. to WSC, on the procedure for election to Grillions Club.

26 Apr 1927
CHAR 1/194/19

Note from WSC to Sir Edward Marsh, asking him to find out the procedure for proposing Lord Thurso for election to Grillions Club.

25 Apr 1927
CHAR 1/194/20-21

Letter from WSC to E. Read, on meeting at the theatre, sending gift of The World Crisis, 1916-1918 [carbon] Read had served with WSC in the 2nd Btn. Grenadier Guards, 1915.

04 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/22-24

Letter from Edwin Wilson to WSC, reporting the death of Alderman Fred Brierley of Oldham, enclosing presscuttings from the Oldham Chronicle.

14 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/25

Letter from WSC to Edwin Wilson, on his sadness at the death of Alderman Fred Brierley [carbon].

18 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/26

Letter from WSC to Mrs [ ] Brierley, sympathy on the death of her husband, Alderman Fred Brierley of Oldham [ts draft].

18 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/27

Letter from Patrick Adam to Sir Edward Marsh, on WSC's paintings.

19 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/28

Letter from WSC to Margot, Lady Oxford and Asquith, on the health of Lord Oxford and Asquith [carbon].

[26 May 1927]
CHAR 1/194/29-30

Letter from Margot, Lady Oxford and Asquith to WSC, on the health of Lord Oxford and Asquith.

25 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/31

Letter from M.H. Grant to WSC, thanks for gift of The World Crisis, 1916-1918, commenting on his account of the Battle of Jutland.

25 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/32

Letter from M.H. Grant to WSC.

25 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/33-36

Letter from WSC to M.H. Grant, on gift of Grant's book, Chronological History of Old English Landscape Painters, apologising for not responding with gift of The World Crisis [copy, with note by Sir Edward Marsh].

24 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/37

Letter from M.H. Grant to WSC, asking for copy of The World Crisis, in return for gift [in 1926] of his own book on landscape painting.

22 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/38

Letter from Lord Beaverbrook to WSC, asking WSC to join him for a cruise in August.

03 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/39

Letter from WSC to M.H. Grant, thanks for gift of Grant's book, Chronological History of Old English Landscape Painters [carbon].

22 Sep 1926
CHAR 1/194/40-41

Letter from M.H. Grant to WSC, gift of his book, Chronological History of Old English Landscape Painters, with leaflet about the work.

17 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/42

Letter from Kent County Police to C.M. Fisher, on WSC's testimonial for A.J. Blackwell, who was not qualified for admission to the force.

31 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/43-44

Letter from C.M. Fisher to Kent County Police, WSC's reference for Alfred John Blackwell, WSC'S first footman, who had applied for admission to the force [carbon].

30 May 1927
CHAR 1/194/45

Letter from WSC to Sir Philip Sassoon, thanks for gift of black swans, with account of their introduction to the lake at Chartwell [copy].

09 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/46-47

Letter from WSC to Lord Beaverbrook, suggesting cruise to Holland in August [carbon].

10 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/48

Letter from Sir Warren Fisher to WSC, on the health of Sir James Masterton-Smith.

10 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/49

Letter from WSC to F.E. Guest, on the Harrington Cup, which he offered to place in the Dining Room of the House of Commons, but not to return to the Ranelagh Club, who, he felt, should provide a new trophy [carbon].

11 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/50

Letter from F.E. Guest to WSC,on polo match between the Lord and Commons, asking for the return of the Harrington Cup, which WSC had retained as Senior Member of the Commons team following their victory in 1925.

07 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/51

Letter from Sir Philip Sassoon to WSC, advice on keeping black swans at Chartwell, particularly through the winter.

13 Jun [1927]
CHAR 1/194/52

Letter from WSC to Lady Pembroke, thanks for sending copy of the Wilton accounts [carbon].

14 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/53-54

Letter from Lady Pembroke to WSC, on the upkeep of Wilton House, sending copy of the estate accounts for 1926.

10 Jun [1927]
CHAR 1/194/55

Letter from The Metropolitan Police to C.M. Fisher, acknowledging receipt of her letter of 21 June.

21 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/56

Letter from C.M. Fisher to The Metropolitan Police, on the danger to pedestrians crossing the Brompton Road outside No.38, The London Joint City and Midland Bank, CSC had recently been involved in an accident there [carbon].

21 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/57

Letter from The Duke of Westminster to WSC, sending gift of salmon, whose "facial expression resembles some of our Hebrew friends that should undoubtedly be taxed in the near future".

29 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/58

Letter from WSC to A.C. Sheepshanks, Eton College, on the possibility of Randolph Churchill sitting the Oxford entrance examination in the Summer of 1927, even though "he would not succeed of course" [copy].

29 Jun 1927
CHAR 1/194/59

Letter from Jean Forbes-Robertson to WSC, thanks for letter telling of his enjoyment of her play, The Combined Maze.

[Jul 1927]
CHAR 1/194/60

Letter from WSC to Jean Forbes-Robertson, on his enjoyment of The Combined Maze and of her "brilliant and charming acting".

30 Jan 1927
CHAR 1/194/61-64

Letter from Colonel Grant Morden to WSC, attempting to arrange meeting between WSC and the King and Prime Minister of Egypt.

[08 Jul 1927]
CHAR 1/194/65

Letter from Lord Beaverbrook to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of his mother.

10 Aug 1927
CHAR 1/194/66

Letter from WSC to Lady Anglesey, apologies for cancelling visit to Plas Newydd [copy].

29 Aug 1927
CHAR 1/194/67

Letter from Sir Arthur Duckham to WSC, thanks for telegram of sympathy on motor accident.

11 Aug 1927
CHAR 1/194/68

Letter from WSC to Jack Joel, on the possibility of his portrait being painted by Neville Lewis [copy].

26 Aug 1927
CHAR 1/194/69

Letter from Lord Haig to WSC, on his pleasure at WSC's forthcoming visit to his house, Bemersyde, St Boswells.

31 Aug [1927]
CHAR 1/194/70

Letter from WSC to Jock McDavid, arranging to meet briefly at Station Hotel, Perth [carbon.

08 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/71

Letter from Jock McDavid to WSC, on possibility of meeting during WSC's visit to Perth [McDavid had served with WSC in the Royal Scots Fusiliers].

07 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/72-73

Letter from WSC to [Walter] Richard Sickert, on his attempts at using the "panafieu" technique of painting in oils on top of a black and white photograph, whose image was projected onto a canvas screen.

08 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/74

Letter from WSC to Sir Frederick Ponsonby [later 1st Lord Sysonby], Treasurer to The King, sending congratulations on success of auction of painting by WSC at Fete at Balmoral [copy].

16 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/75-76

Letter from Sir Frederick Ponsonby [later 1st Lord Sysonby], Treasurer to The King, to WSC, account of auction of painting by WSC at Fete at Balmoral for 415 guineas.

16 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/77-78

Letter from Queen Mary to WSC, sending photograph of auction of painting by WSC at Fete at Balmoral [Ms, with envelope also written in the Queen's hand].

20 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/79

Letter from WSC to Lord Stamfordham, thanks for newspaper cutting on auction of his painting at Balmoral [carbon].

20 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/80

Letter from Lord Stamfordham to WSC, sending newspaper cutting on the auction of painting by WSC at Balmoral.

13 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/81

Letter from Randolph S. Churchill to WSC, on life at Eton College.

28 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/82-83

Letter from WSC to [Walter] Richard Sickert asking him to visit Chartwell to discuss WSC's painting.

20 Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/84

Address label, to WSC, in Queen Mary's hand.

Sep 1927
CHAR 1/194/85

Letter from Sir W. Graham Greene to Sir Edward Marsh, on his nephew Graham Greene's interest in joining WSC's staff, with note by WSC "nothing doing" [The nephew was then working on the editorial staff of The Times, and later achieved great distinction as a writer].

02 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/86-87

Letter from Dorothy Melchett to WSC, asking if he would be willing to sign a petition for the establishment of public bridleways in the Edenbridge area of Kent.

23 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/89

Letter from Sir Philip Sassoon to WSC, on his departure for America, and his desire to tell WSC about the Schneider Cup race.

06 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/90

Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton to WSC, on his visit to Vice Admial Heneage-Vivian at Clyne Castle, Swansea also on his need to leave Lullenden as his wife could not live there.

17 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/91

Telegram from Queen Mary to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of her brother, the Marquess of Cambridge.

28 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/92-93

Letter from WSC to [Walter] Richard Sickert, on his experiments with Sickert's painting methods, particularly the "panafieu" technique of painting in oils on top of a black and white photograph, whose image was projected onto a canvas screen [carbon].

30 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/94

Letter from Jane Graham to WSC, on her work as WSC's governess in Dublin and London in the 1870s.

31 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/95

Letter from WSC to Vernon Turner, thanks for gift of old match box, formerly belonging to WSC [carbon].

01 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/96

Letter from Vernon W. Turner to WSC, sending match-box bearing WSC's name, which had been given to him by a friend [annotated by WSC].

26 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/97-98

Note from WSC to Sir Edward Marsh, instructions to send Life of Lord Randolph Churchill to Jane Graham.

03 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/98

Note from WSC to Sir Edward Marsh, instructions to send Life of Lord Randolph Churchill to Jane Graham [former governess of WSC].

1 folio
03 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/99

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Francis Howard, asking for help in tracking down pictures by Arthur Acton [carbon].

16 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/100-101

Letter from Arthur Acton to CSC, on gift of paintings.

06 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/194/102-104

Letter from Charles E. Howard to WSC, asking if he would be willing to subscribe to testimonial to Lord Lonsdale on his Golden Wedding, enclosing reprint from the Daily Telegraph on the Testimonial Fund [WSC gave 21s].

18 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/105-106

Letter from WSC to The Duke of Westminster, on proposed cruise to North Africa on January 1928 on the Duke's yacht [copy].

21 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/107

Letter from The Duke of Westminster to WSC, on proposed cruise to North Africa on January 1928 on the Duke's yacht.

16 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/108

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Jane Graham, thanks for sending photographs to WSC, sending signed photo of WSC [carbon].

22 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/109

Letter from Jane Graham to WSC, sending photographs from her time as his Governess.

19 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/110

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Jane Graham, asking if she had any photographs dating from her time as WSC's Governess [carbon].

17 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/111

Letter from Jane Graham to WSC, thanks for gift of Life of Lord Randolph Churchill.

11 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/112-115

Letter from D.W. Douthwaite, Under-Treasurer, Gray's Inn, to Sir Edward Marsh, enclosing Randolph Churchill's admission receipts.

29 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/116-117

Letter from D.W. Douthwaite to Sir Edward Marsh, on the admission of Randolph Churchill to Gray's Inn without passing the prescribed preliminary examinations.

11 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/118

Letter from Dr C.A. Alington, Eton College, to WSC, sending testimonial for Randolph Churchill's admission to Gray's Inn.

16 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/119

Letter from WSC to Dr C.A. Alington, Eton College, asking for testimonial in support of Randolph Churchill's application for admission to Gray's Inn [carbon].

15 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/120-123

Letter from D.W. Douthwaite, Under-Treasurer, Gray's Inn, to Sir Edward Marsh, on the admission of Randolph Churchill, enclosing printed literature on admission to the Inns of Court [with notes by WSC and Sir Edward Marsh].

21 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/124

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to H. Marks, thanks for photograph of East Central School, Pretoria [carbon].

30 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/125

Letter from H. Marks to WSC, sending photograph of East Central School, Pretoria, where WSC was held as a prisoner during the Boer War [annotated by WSC].

08 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/126

Letter from Lord Derby to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of his daughter, Lady Victoria Bullock.

30 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/127

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to J.H. Clarke, thanks for birthday greetings and for sending song to WSC [carbon].

30 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/128-129

Letter from J.H. Clarke to WSC, birthday greetings, enclosing copy of song, "My Mother", composed by his late wife, Florence M. Clarke.

29 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/130

Letter from WSC to Malcolm Bullock, sympathy on the death of his wife, Lady Victoria [copy].

10 Dec 1927
CHAR 1/194/131

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh to Jack Kelly, thanks for good wishes sent to WSC [carbon].

17 Dec 1927
CHAR 1/194/132

Letter from Jack Kelly to WSC, Christmas greetings.

15 Dec 1927
CHAR 1/194/133-135

Letter from J.A. Sexton to WSC, asking for copy of The World Crisis [annotated by WSC] Sexton had served with WSC in the 4th Hussars in Britain and India.

20 Nov 1927
CHAR 1/194/136

Letter from Malcolm Bullock to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of his wife, Lady Victoria.

20 Dec [1927]
CHAR 1/194/137-144

Letter from Lord Trenchard to Sir James Grigg, P.S. to WSC, enclosing cuttings from The Aeroplane on the future participation of the R.A.F. in the Schneider Cup air race.

22 Dec 1927
CHAR 1/194/145

Letter from Randolph S. Churchill to WSC, asking for hints for speech opposing the motion "whether betting is harmful to the country".

[1927]
CHAR 1/194/146-160

Letters from [Walter] Richard Sickert to WSC, on his painting 4 letters with 2 typed transcripts.

[1927]
CHAR 1/194/161

Letter from E.V. Ellis to WSC, sending engraving of Charles Churchill [engraving is at CHAR 1/194/12].

[Mar 1927]
CHAR 1/194/88

Letter from Lord Beaverbrook (23, St Bride's Street, London) to WSC, asking if he would be willing to support Raymond Guest's application for admission to McGill University. Signed typescript annotated "No time. Delighted to add his name to any appeal you may feel able to make on behalf of his young kinsman".

1 folio
04 Oct 1927
CHAR 1/194/97

Form from the Inland Section of the London Postal Service to Edward Marsh informing him of an underpayment on postage of a parcel to Jane Graham [former governess to WSC].

1 folio
07 Nov 1927