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CHAR 1/211/1

Cutting from the Financial Times, article on N'Changa Copper Mines.

05 Feb 1929
CHAR 1/211/2

Cutting from the Financial Times, article on N'Changa Copper Mines.

06 Feb 1929
CHAR 1/211/3

Cutting from the Financial Times, article on N'Changa Copper Mines.

07 Feb 1929
CHAR 1/211/4

Letter from Lord Inchcape to WSC offering directorships in R. &J.H. Rea Ltd and Mann George Depots Limited at a salary of £500 a year each [annotated by WSC].

17 Jul 1929
CHAR 1/211/5-7

Details of WSC's income and expenditure.

Jul 1929-Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/8-9

Telegram from James Richardson to WSC. giving details of shares in Electric Bond and Share Co. and American Rolling Mills.

22 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/10

Telegram from Sir Harry McGowan to WSC, on his investments.

24 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/11

Contract note from Fred A. Schultz, Investment Banker, Calgary, for purchase of 2,000 shares in Structure Oil &Gas Co. Ltd.

25 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/12-13

Contract notes from James Richardson &Sons for purchase of 2,000 Hargal Oil shares for WSC's account.

27 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/14

Contract notes from James A. Richardson &Sons for purchase of 1,000 Baltac Oil shares for WSC's account.

27 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/15

Telegram from WSC to Vickers da Costa, Stockbrokers, London, instructions to send £2,000 to James Richardson and to sell 100 Great Northern Preference Shares [carbon].

27 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/16

Letter from James Richardson &Sons to WSC, on his purchase of shares in Hargal Oil and Baltac Oil.

28 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/17

Letter from James Richardson and Sons to WSC, on his purchase of 100 shares on American Rolling Mills.

29 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/18

Letter from James A. Richardon to WSC, on his purchase of Canadian shares.

29 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/19-20

Letter from WSC to James Richardon &Sons Ltd., on his purchase of shares in Baltac Oil, Hargal Oil, Structure Oil &Gas Co. [carbon].

30 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/21

Visiting card of Fred A. Schulz, Investment Broker, Calgary.

[1929]
CHAR 1/211/22

Letter from WSC to Fred A. Schulz, on purchase of 2,000 shares in Structure Oil [carbon].

30 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/211/23-24

Letter from WSC to James A. Richardson, on use of his firm for business transactions while in North America, giving his impressions of the Calgary oil field, and asking for Richardson's opinion [carbon].

[1929]
CHAR 1/211/25

Details of WSC's income and expenditure.

[Aug 1929]
CHAR 1/211/26

Prospectus for Structure Oil and Gas Company Limited, Calgary, Canada [printed].

[1929]
CHAR 1/211/27

Telegram from WSC to James Richardson &Sons Ltd., on purchase of stocks [carbon].

01 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/28

Telegram from James A. Richardson to WSC, confirming purchase of 100 shares in American Rolling Mills.

03 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/29-31

Letter from Fred A. Schulz to WSC, on his purchase of 100 shares in Structure Oil, and on the development of the Canadian oilfields.

03 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/32

Letter from WSC to Vickers da Costa, Stockbrokers, London, confirming his telegram 27 Aug, instructing them to send to send £2,000 to James Richardson &Sons and to sell 100 Great Northern Preference Shares [carbon].

02 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/33

Telegram from James A. Richardson to WSC on share prices.

03 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/34-35

Letter from WSC to James A. Richardson, on purchase of 200 shares in American Rolling Mills [carbon].

04 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/36

Letter from James A. Richardson to WSC on purchase of 100 shares in American Rolling Mills.

03 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/37-40

Letter from James Richardson &Sons to WSC, enclosing statements showing the position of his account.

05 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/41

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming receipt of his instructions, and giving details of the balance of his account.

20 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/42

Letter from James Richardson &Sons to WSC, confirming receipt of his instructions to transfer the balance of his account to E.F. Hutton &Co., San Francisco, and to retain his oil shares.

21 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/43-45

Receipt from E.F. Hutton &Co., San Francisco, $7267.96, to credit of WSC's account.

20 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/46

Statement of WSC's account with James Richardson &Sons, showing credit balance of $6271.00.

[Sep 1929]
CHAR 1/211/47

Telegram from James Richardson &Sons Ltd to WSC, on share price of WSC's oil shares.

25 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/48

Telegram from Sir Harry McGowan to WSC, on sale of stocks on his behalf at a profit of £3,000 [copy].

16 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/49-52

Statement of WSC's account with James Richardson &Sons Ltd [with ms annotations by WSC].

23 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/53

Details of WSC's stock transactions, Aug-Sept 1929 [ms, in WSC's own hand].

30 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/54

Telegram from Vickers da Costa to WSC, on his share transactions.

30 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/211/55-59

Statements of WSC's account with E.F. Hutton &Co., Stockbrokers, San Francisco, 30 Sept - 29 Oct 1929.

Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/60-61

Telegram from William Van Antwerp, E.F. Hutton &Co., to WSC, on his American investments.

01 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/62

Telegram from William Van Antwerp, E.F. Hutton &Co., to WSC, on his American investments.

01 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/63

Telegram from William Van Antwerp to WSC, E.F. Hutton &Co., on his American investments [annotated by WSC].

09 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/64

Telegram from WSC to William Van Antwerp, on his American investments [carbon].

09 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/65

Telegram from WSC to Lloyds Bank, asking for details of his overdraft [copy].

09 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/66

Receipt from E.F. Hutton &Co., for $12,500 received from Bernard M. Baruch, for the credit of WSC's account.

10 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/67

Telegram from WSC to William Van Antwerp on his American investments [copy].

10 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/68

Telegram from WSC to Vickers da Costa, instructions to buy 2,000 Sherwoods [carbon].

10 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/69

Telegram from WSC to Vickers da Costa, on his sale of 100 Smelters, and asking them to quote price for Sherwoods [carbon].

11 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/70

Telegram from WSC to Sir Harry McGowan, on his investments [carbon].

11 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/71

Telegram from WSC to Vickers da Costa, instructions to buy 2,000 Sherwoods "at best" [carbon].

12 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/72

Letter from WSC to J.M. McLeod, Imperial Oil Co., on fall in the share price of Hargal Oil and Baltac Oil, asking for a report on the activities of the two companies [carbon].

12 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/73

Letter from WSC to James A. Richardson, on fall in the share price of Hargal Oil and Baltac Oil, asking for a report on the activities of the two companies [carbon].

12 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/74

Letter from the P.S. to WSC to E.F. Hutton &Co., sending cheque from WSC for $2,187 to be credited to his account [carbon].

12 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/75

Telegram from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirmation of purchase of 2,000 Sherwoods at about 24/6.

14 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/76

Statement of WSC's account with E.F. Hutton &Co., showing purchase of $11,000 - 100 Amer Smelting and Refining shares.

14 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/77

Receipt from E.F. Hutton &Co., $2,187 for credit of WSC's account.

14 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/78

Receipt from Lloyds Bank Ltd., for 2,000 Sherwood Starr Gold Mining Co. shares.

15 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/79

Note of balance of WSC's account with William Van Antwerp, E.F. Hutton &Co.

16 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/80

Letter from J.M. McLeod, Imperial Oil Ltd., to WSC, reporting on Hargal Oil and Baltac Oil's drilling activities.

16 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/81

Telegram from WSC to William Van Antwerp, on his decision to "take over for investment" 200 Simmons [carbon].

16 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/82

Note of balance of WSC's account with William Van Antwerp, E.F. Hutton &Co.

17 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/83

Letter from WSC to B.M. Baruch, instructions to sell "Simmons" and "Montgomery Ward" shares if the market recovered [carbon].

18 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/84-87

Ms notes on WSC's share transactions.

[Oct 1929]
CHAR 1/211/88

Telegram from William Van Antwerp to WSC, on his American investments.

23 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/89-91

Letter from James A. Richardson to WSC, reporting on Hargal Oil and Baltac Oil's drilling activities, and commenting on the future of the Canadian oilfields.

24 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/92

Telegram from William Van Antwerp to WSC, on the American stock market, advising him to buy an additional shares.

25 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/93

Telegram from WSC to Lloyds Bank on his overdraft [carbon].

25 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/94

Telegram from WSC to William Van Antwerp on his American investments [carbon].

25 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/95

Telegram from William Van Antwerp to WSC, on irregularity and re-adjustment in the U.S. stock market.

26 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/96

Telegram from WSC to William Van Antwerp, on his American investments [carbon].

28 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/97-98

Notes on WSC's share transactions.

29 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/99-100

Cuttings from The World, New York, on the Wall Street crash.

30 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/101

Empty envelope, formerly containing cuttings (CHAR 1/211/99-100).

[1929]
CHAR 1/211/102

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC on sale of his American shares.

31 Oct 1929
CHAR 1/211/103

Ms notes on WSC's income and expenditure, Aug-Oct 1929.

[Nov 1929]
CHAR 1/211/104-105

Contract note from E.F. Hutton &Co., stockbrokers, for sale of "Simmons" shares.

11 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/106-109

Letter from WSC to Lloyds Bank, giving details of his expected income, Nov 1929-Mar 1930, mainly from literary sources, asking for his overdraft to be raised temporarily from £10,000 to £11,000 [draft, not sent].

12 Nov 1929-13 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/110

Letter from E.P. Hutton &Co. to WSC, on sale of his shares in Simmons Co., ending cheque for $212.

13 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/111-113

Letter from WSC to Lloyds Bank, giving details of his expected income, Nov 1929-Mar 1930, mainly from literary sources, proposing to reduce his overdraft to £9,000 by the end of 1929, and to £8,000 by 31 Mar 1930, and on arrangements to provide security to cover the overdraft [carbon].

16 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/114-115

Letter from Lloyds Bank Ltd to WSC, agreeing to allow his overdraft to continue, on his promise to reduce it to £8,000 by 31 Mar 1930, on arrangements to provide security for the overdraft, and on his life insurance policies.

18 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/116

Receipt from Lloyds Bank Ltd, £200 Victory Bonds 4% Regd., for credit of WSC's account.

19 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/117

Statement of WSC's account with Vickers da Costa.

21 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/118

List and valuation of assets of Lord Randolph Churchill's Will Settlement in the names of WSC and John S. Churchill [ts with ms annotations by WSC].

23 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/119

List and valuation of assets of WSC's Marriage Settlement in the names of John S. Churchill, The Duke of Marlborough and G. Howard [ts with ms annotations by WSC].

23 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/120

Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on Lord Randolph Churchill's Will Trust.

26 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/121

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, on analysis of WSC's account with E.F. Hutton &Co.

29 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/122

Report by Vickers da Costa &Co. on Sears Roebuck and Montgomery Ward.

Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/123-124

Statement of WSC's account with Vickers da Costa &Co.

02 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/125

Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on WSC's account with E.P. Hutton &Co., and on rumour that James Richardson had lost heavily on dealings in Nickel.

03 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/126

Report by Vickers da Costa &Co. on Sherwood Starr Gold Mining Co. Ltd.

Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/127-132

Statement of WSC's account with Vickers da Costa &Co., 5- 10 Dec 1929.

10 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/133-134

Letter from Vickers da Costa &Co. to WSC, giving details of share transactions executed for him during his visit to U.S.A.

10 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/135

Account from Nicholl, Manisty &Co., £82 16s for services in arrangement of £5,000 loan from Commercial Union.

11 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/136-137

Letter from Vickers da Costa &Co. to WSC, enclosing statement of account.

12 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/138

Letter from Vickers da Costa &Co. to WSC, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £5,000.

16 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/139

Contract note for WSC's purchase of 250 shares in the International Nickel Co. of Canada, at a cost of £1678 6s 6d.

19 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/140-142

Statement of WSC's American share transactions, giving details of profit and loss.

1929
CHAR 1/211/143-144

Letter from Vickers da Costa &Co. to WSC, on purchase of 100 Montgomery Ward shares at $47¼, enclosing statement of account.

23 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/145-146

Letter from Vickers da Costa &Co. to WSC, enclosing report on the Simmons and Tidewater Companies.

30 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/147-149

Statement of WSC's account with Vickers da Costa &Co., 28 June - 7 Nov 1929.

[Dec 1929]
CHAR 1/211/150-151

Notes on WSC's share dealings, mainly in American stocks.

[1929]
CHAR 1/211/152

Schedule of WSC's monthly income from dividends, drawn up by John S. Churchill.

[1929]
CHAR 1/211/153-157

Notes on WSC's share dealings, mainly in American stocks.

1929
CHAR 1/211/158

Telegram from WSC to Vickers da Costa, instructions to buy and sell shares [copy].

[1929]
CHAR 1/211/159

Telegram from WSC to Lloyds Bank Ltd., instructions to deliver shares held in WSC's name to Vickers da Costa &Co.

[1929]
CHAR 1/211/160

Bank statement for WSC's current account with Lloyds Bank, 1 Aug - 10 Oct 1929.

[Oct 1929]
CHAR 1/211/161

Statement of WSC's account with Vickers da Costa &Co., July-Sept 1929.

[Oct 1929]
CHAR 1/211/162

Notes on WSC's share dealings, mainly in American stocks.

[1929]
CHAR 1/211/163

Statement of WSC's account with Vickers da Costa &Co., 28 June - 26 July 1929.

[Aug 1929]
CHAR 1/211/164-165

Letter from WSC to [Bernard M. Baruch], on the American stock market crash, particularly the lack of leadership in the early stages of the collapse, also commenting on Britain's grave political difficulties, and the danger of a failure of German reparations [carbon].

28 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/211/166

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC, asking if he was in a position to undertake important financial negotiations.

16 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/167

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC, on possibility of investment on Rhodesian copper mines.

20 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/168-169

Letter from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, on possibility of partnership with Rio Tinto in investment in Rhodesian copper mines.

17 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/211/170-173

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, on Rio Tinto's interest in partnership with American interests in Rhodesian copper mines, provided that the metal was refined in the British Empire [carbon].

[30 Dec 1929]
CHAR 1/211/174

Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on meeting with Sir Auckland Geddes of Rio Tinto, on possible partnership with Americans in Rhodesian copper mines.

30 Dec 1929