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CHAR 1/215/1

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to Violet Pearman, P.S. to WSC, on WSC's purchase of land at Chartwell from Major Pilbrow.

01 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/215/2

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to Violet Pearman, thanks for returning WSC's signed agreement for purchase of land at Chartwell.

15 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/215/3-4

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., on account from T. Crowther for work at Chartwell in 1927, commenting on his complaints about Philip Tilden for damage due to his negligence in the construction of the house [carbon].

15 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/215/5

Letter from Josephine Cummings to T. Crowther, on account for work at Chartwell in 1927 [carbon].

15 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/215/6

Letter from Josephine Cummings to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., passing on correspondence from Philip Tilden relating to T. Crowther's work at Chartwell [carbon].

17 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/215/7

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to Josephine Cummings, thanks for letter of 17 Jan and enclosures.

20 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/215/8

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on purchase of land at Chartwell from Major Pilbrow, and on the land being included in the Sevenoaks Town Planning Scheme.

21 Feb 1930
CHAR 1/215/9

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, sending cheque for £40 from Major Pilbrow, representing an allowance for the installation of mains water to Chartwell Farm House.

26 Feb 1930
CHAR 1/215/10-11

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., on tax implications of the assignment of copyright in his books [carbon].

03 Apr 1930
CHAR 1/215/12

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on tax implications of the assignment of copyright in his books.

08 Apr 1930
CHAR 1/215/13-15

Account from Nicholl, Manisty &Co., £341 7s 10d, for half-year's interest on mortgage of Garron Tower Estate [with receipt].

25 Apr 1930
CHAR 1/215/16

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, sending cheques to the value of £652 8s 8d, for the maintenance, education and benefit of his three elder children.

06 May 1930
CHAR 1/215/17

Letter from Josephine Cummings to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., acknowledging receipt of cheques for WSC's Children's Settlement Trust.

08 May 1930
CHAR 1/215/18-19

Letter from Lumley &Lumley to WSC, on lease of land at Carnlough to Miss McKeown.

09 May 1930
CHAR 1/215/20-22

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, enclosing Counsel's Opinion by A. Andrewes Uthwatt on tax implications of the assignment of copyright by authors.

12 May 1930
CHAR 1/215/23

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, thanks for passing on letter from T. Crowther &Son.

16 May 1930
CHAR 1/215/24-25

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on payment of interest on his mortgage for £5,000 from the Commercial Union Assurance Co.

29 May 1930
CHAR 1/215/26-27

Letter from Boodle, Hatfield &Co., Solicitors, to WSC, on possibility of the Grosvenor Estate building a house for WSC at Portland Wharf, south of Grosvenor Road, and on likely objections from the London County Council.

04 Jun 1930
CHAR 1/215/28

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co. [carbon].

10 Jun 1930
CHAR 1/215/29

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on Lloyds Bank's failure to cancel payment of £7 a year rent for 7 Sussex Mews East, which should have been cancelled in 1924.

13 Jun 1930
CHAR 1/215/30-31

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., on the resignation of his butler, Reece, asking for advice on Reece's right to remain in WSC's cottage at Chartwell [carbon].

15 Jun 1930
CHAR 1/215/32

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, passing on message from Nicholl, Manisty &Co., that Reece, WSC's former butler, had agreed to leave WSC's cottage by the end of June.

20 Jun 1930
CHAR 1/215/33

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., asking for statement on the present position of "Mary's trust" [carbon].

23 Jun 1930
CHAR 1/215/34

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC recovery of excess payments on 7 Sussex Mews East and the cancellation of his standing order.

25 Jun 1930
CHAR 1/215/35

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., thanks for help over recovery of excess payments on 7 Sussex Mews East [carbon].

01 Jul 1930
CHAR 1/215/36-38

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to Violet Pearman, acknowledging receipt of WSC's cheque for £101 19s 9d, for half year's interest on mortgage from Commercial Union Assurance Co.

19 Jul 1930
CHAR 1/215/39

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co. asking them to invest Diana Churchill's share of the Trust Fund in Savings Certificates [carbon].

23 Jul 1930
CHAR 1/215/40-41

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on Diana Churchill's entitlement to a one-fourth share of the Children's Settlement Trust on reaching the age of 21 on 11 July.

03 Jul 1930
CHAR 1/215/42

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, acknowledging his instructions to invest Diana Churchill's share of the Children's Trust in Savings Certificates.

28 Jul 1930
CHAR 1/215/43

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co. agreeing to defer payment of Diana Churchill's share of the Children's Trust until the Spring "when perhaps markets will be a little better" [carbon].

22 Aug 1930
CHAR 1/215/44-45

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, enclosing copy of letter from John S. Churchill on the question of deferring payment of Diana Churchill's share of the Children's Trust until the stock market improved.

20 Aug 1930
CHAR 1/215/46

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, acknowledging his instructions to leave the Children's Trust unaltered until the Spring.

23 Aug 1930
CHAR 1/215/47-48

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, asking for payment of £327 2s 8d, half year's interest on mortgage of Garron Towers Estate.

27 Oct 1930
CHAR 1/215/49

Letter from [ ] Assistant Secretary to WSC, to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., sending WSC's cheque for £327 2s 8d, in payment of half year's interest on mortgage of Garron Towers Estate [carbon].

30 Oct 1930
CHAR 1/215/50

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., returning his Will, duly executed, and asking for a talk on proposed assignment of insurance policy and marriage settlement funds [carbon].

01 Nov 1930
CHAR 1/215/51-52

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, sending cheques to the value of £349 5s 6d, for the maintenance, education and benefit of his three elder children.

05 Nov 1930
CHAR 1/215/53-56

Children's Settlement Trust Partial Distribution Account drawn up by the Public Trustee Office, showing stocks transferred to Diana Churchill on reaching the age of twenty-one.

19 Nov 1930
CHAR 1/215/57-58

Letter from Lumley &Lumley to WSC, on the proposed sale of seven of WSC's twenty houses in Herbert Street, Carnlough, Northern Ireland.

12 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/215/59-60

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on the transfer of Diana Churchill's one-fourth share in the Children's Settlement Trust.

05 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/215/61

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on the transfer of Diana Churchill's one-fourth share in the Children's Settlement Trust.

15 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/215/62-63

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on the Commercial Union Assurance Company's willingness to grant him a further loan of £2,000 at 5¼%.

17 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/215/64

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., on liability to U.K. tax on remuneration for lecture tour of the U.S.A. [carbon].

19 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/215/65

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., on "Mary's Trust", giving details of his profits on volumes I and II of The World Crisis, proposing that part of the trust's funds be invested in a mortgage of £1,000 on the cottage at Chartwell [carbon].

29 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/215/66-67

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on income of Mary Churchill's Settlement Trust for 1929-30.

31 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/215/68-69

Letter from Boodle, Hatfield &Co., Solicitors, to WSC, thanks for affidavit in support of the Duke of Westminster's application that his trustees might be authorised to purchase certain pictures, jewellery, furniture and statuary from him so that they could be settled as heirlooms and devolve along with the settled Grosvenor Estates.

17 Nov 1930
CHAR 1/215/70

Extract from judgement of Mr Justice Bennett, allowing the Duke of Westminster's Trustees to purchase certain pictures, jewellery, furniture and statuary so that they could be settled as heirlooms and devolve along with the settled Grosvenor Estates [the Judge mentions the assistance of WSC's views].

[Nov 1930]
CHAR 1/215/71-76

Letter from Boodle, Hatfield &Co., Solicitors, to the Secretary to WSC, enclosing copy of his affidavit in support of the Duke of Westminster's application that his trustees might be authorised to purchase certain pictures, jewellery, furniture and statuary from him so that they could be settled as heirlooms and devolve along with the settled Grosvenor Estates [the affidavit is typescript, with ms annotations by WSC].

27 Oct 1930