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CHAR 1/235 Personal: Financial Affairs: Vickers, Da Costa.

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CHAR 1/235/1-7

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, enclosing statements of account, showing a debit balance of £1,155 3s 6d.

30 Mar 1932
CHAR 1/235/8-10

Letter from H. Cecil Vickers, Vickers da Costa, to WSC, listing American shares that he regarded as a good investment, but admitting that there was no possibility of a sustained recovery in the market, also enclosing statement of account, showing a debit balance of £1,245 13s 3d.

06 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/11

Letter from WSC to H.C. Vickers, on American investments [carbon].

08 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/12

Letter from H. Cecil Vickers, Vickers da Costa, to WSC, on the American stock market, predicting that "serious disclosures" would be made in the near future.

11 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/13

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, sending statements of account.

16 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/14

Statement of account from Vickers da Costa for purchase of 500 Sherwood Starr Mining shares.

16 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/15

Letter from WSC to H. Cecil Vickers, asking for details of purchase price of Sherwood Starr shares [carbon].

16 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/16

Letter from H. Cecil Vickers, Vickers da Costa, to WSC, on Sherwood Starr shares.

19 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/17-18

Circular letter from Vickers da Costa on the results of Marks &Spencer Ltd for 1930-31 and 1931-32.

20 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/19

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, asking for settlement of his Interest Account, £242 1s 4d.

21 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/20

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, asking for settlement of his Interest Account, £242 1s 4d.

26 Apr 1932
CHAR 1/235/21-23

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £242 1s 4d, in settlement of Interest Account, and enclosing statement of account for purchase of 500 Sherwood Starr shares.

03 May 1932
CHAR 1/235/24-25

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, enclosing statement of his loan account, asking for cheque to cover the debit balance of £1,422 10s 9d.

04 May 1932
CHAR 1/235/26

Letter from WSC to Vickers da Costa, asking them to hold Sherwood Starr shares, and not transfer them to his bank [carbon].

05 May 1932
CHAR 1/235/27

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, acknowledging instructions to hold Sherwood Starr shares.

06 May 1932
CHAR 1/235/28-29

Letter from John S. Churchill, Vickers da Costa, to WSC, on the War Loan 5% stock, advising WSC not to sell for the moment.

18 May 1932
CHAR 1/235/30

Letter from H.C. Vickers, Vickers da Costa, to WSC, on his Sherwood Starr shares.

18 May 1932
CHAR 1/235/31

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, on rights issue by Marks &Spencer Ltd., informing him that his share holding had increased by 10% to 500 Ordinary shares and 165 A. Ordinary shares.

24 May 1932
CHAR 1/235/32-33

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming purchase of 100 Worthington Pump shares on his behalf, enclosing statement of account.

30 May 1932
CHAR 1/235/34-36

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, enclosing statement of his Loan Account, showing a debit balance of £1,430 3s 10d, and tax receipt for dividend of £56 14s 5d on his Marks &Spencer shares.

31 May 1932
CHAR 1/235/37-38

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming purchase of 200 Worthington Pump shares on his behalf, enclosing statement of account.

02 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/39

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, notification of sale of one-half Marks &Spencer "A" Ordinary share for £2 4s 8d.

03 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/40-42

Letter from WSC to H.C. Vickers on American investments, and his inclination to acquire some low priced solid securities, without reference to immediate dividends, and to put them away for two, three or four years [draft, ? not sent].

04 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/43-44

Letter from H.C. Vickers to WSC, enclosing lists of American stocks selected by Vickers da Costa and Frazier, Jelke &Co., but advising against investment in American equities.

06 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/45

Statement of WSC's Loan Account with Vickers da Costa, showing a debit balance of £1782 16s 3d.

09 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/46-48

Letter from Vickers da Costa &Co. to WSC, confirming purchase of 300 Worthington Pump shares on his behalf, enclosing statement of account.

13 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/49

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, notification that their New York Agents were retaining to buy 300 Worthington Pump shares on his behalf.

16 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/50

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, asking for authorisation to deliver 500 Sherwood Starr shares to Lloyds Bank.

17 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/51

Letter from WSC to Vickers da Costa giving authorisation to deliver 500 Sherwood Starr shares to Lloyds Bank [carbon].

18 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/52

Letter from H.C. Vickers to WSC, on his enjoyment of Randolph Churchill's 21st birthday dinner, and inviting WSC to dinner with Frazier Jelke, "probably the best informed broker of Wall Street and Chicago" [Quoted in CV V, Part 2, p.441].

18 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/53-55

Letter from WSC to H.C. Vickers, accepting invitation to meet Frazier Jelke, also commenting on his American investments, predicting a strong national resurgence and an economic recovery in the U.S.A.

21 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/56

Letter from Violet Pearman to H.C. Vickers, passing on letter from National City Bank, New York [carbon].

21 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/57-58

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, notification of transfer of 500 Sherwood Starr shares to Lloyds Bank, with receipt from the Bank.

21 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/59

Letter from H.C. Vickers to WSC, on his pessimism about the American stock market, suggesting that WSC should invest in a few low-priced shares, with the intention of selling at 70-100% profit "and then wait for another fall".

22 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/60

Statement of WSC's Loan Account with Vickers da Costa, showing a debit balance of £1,889 13s 11d.

23 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/61

Statement of WSC's Interest Account with Vickers da Costa, showing a debit balance of £62 17s 2d.

23 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/62

Letter from H.C. Vickers to WSC, on arrangements for dinner with Frazier Jelke.

24 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/63-64

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming WSC's conversation with H.C. Vickers on his American shares, advising purchase of £5,000 worth of low priced shares, with the intention of selling half on any important recovery, and then waiting for further opportunities for buying them back, enclosing list of suitable stocks.

24 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/65-67

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming purchase of 300 Worthington Pump shares on his behalf, enclosing statement of account.

28 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/235/68

Statement of WSC's account with Vickers da Costa, showing a credit balance of £24 14s 8d.

Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/69

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, acknowledging receipt of his instructions to retain to sell 200 Worthington Pump shares on his behalf [annotated by WSC "buy, corrected by telegram].

04 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/70

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, acknowledging receipt of his instructions to retain to buy 200 Worthington Pump shares on his behalf, apologising for error in letter of 4 July.

05 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/71-72

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming purchase of 200 Worthington Pump shares, enclosing statement of account.

05 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/73-74

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, enclosing statement of account, showing debit balance of £1,758 15s 10d.

07 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/75

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, acknowledging receipt of his instructions to retain to sell 200 Worthington Pump shares on his behalf.

14 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/76

Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on conversion of his War Loan stock.

21 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/77

Statement of WSC's account with Vickers da Costa, showing a debit balance of £1,279 15s 2d.

21 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/78

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, on sale of Worthington Pump and purchase of Abitibi Power and Paper shares.

25 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/79-80

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming sale of 100 Worthington Pump shares, enclosing statement of account.

26 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/81

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirmation of instructions to retain to buy 200 Worthington Pump shares.

27 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/82-83

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming purchase of 100 American Radiator, 100 American Smelting, 100 Commercial Solvent, 100 Electric Power and Light and 100 National Cash Register shares, enclosing statement of account [annotated by WSC].

28 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/84

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming his telephone instructions to buy 100 Anaconda Copper, 100 Kennecott Copper, 100 United Corporation, 100 Illinois Central Railway and 100 Otis Elevator shares.

30 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/85-86

Letter from Vickers da Costa to WSC, confirming purchase of 100 Worthington Pump shares on his behalf, enclosing statement of account.

30 Jul 1932
CHAR 1/235/87-88

Statement of WSC's accounts with Vickers da Costa, 28 May - 30 July.

31 Jul 1931