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CHAR 1/270/1

Letter from Sir Reginald Poole to WSC, on inscription on memorial to David Poole [d. 28 July 1933].

01 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/2-3

Letter from Margaret, Lady Birkenhead to WSC, sending New Year greetings.

31 Dec 1934
CHAR 1/270/4

Telegram from WSC to Lady Birkenhead, thanks for letter of New Year greetings [carbon].

01 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/5

Telegram from WSC to Lord Carson, New Year greetings [copy].

01 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/6

Telegram from WSC to Douglas Hogg, 1st Lord Hailsham, invitation to visit Chartwell on 12-13 Jan [copy].

02 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/7

Telegram from Douglas Hogg, 1st Lord Hailsham to WSC, declining invitation to visit Chartwell.

[03 Jan 1935]
CHAR 1/270/8

Letter from Douglas Hogg, 1st Lord Hailsham to WSC, declining invitation to visit Chartwell.

03 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/9

Letter from Hamish Hamilton, Publisher, to WSC, sending gift of books.

[Jan 1935]
CHAR 1/270/10

Letter from Gilbert Taylor, workman at Chartwell, to WSC, sending details of his son Frank, who was keen to join the Royal Navy.

[Dec 1934]
CHAR 1/270/11

Letter from WSC to Sir Oswyn Murray, Admiralty, sending recommendation for Frank Taylor, who was keen to join the Royal Navy [carbon].

21 Dec 1934
CHAR 1/270/12

Letter from Sir Oswyn Murray, Admiralty, to WSC, pointing out that Frank Taylor would not be old enough to join the Royal Navy until October 1935, promising that the Director of Naval Recruiting would be in touch with the boy as soon as he was old enough to join.

01 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/13

Letter from Violet Pearman to Gilbert Taylor, explaining that Frank Taylor would not be old enough to join the Royal Navy until October 1935, promising that the Director of Naval Recruiting would be in touch with the boy as soon as he was old enough to join [carbon].

03 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/14

Letter from Violet Pearman to Sir Oswyn Murray, thanks for taking trouble over Frank Taylor [carbon].

04 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/15

Visiting card of Walter Donne.

[1935]
CHAR 1/270/16

Telegram from Sir Patrick Donner to WSC, accepting invitation to mens' party at Chartwell, 26-27 Jan [copy].

05 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/17

Telegram from WSC to Lord Fitzalan, invitation to mens' party at Chartwell, 26-27 Jan [copy].

06 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/18

Telegram from Lord Fitzalan to WSC, declining invitation to mens' party at Chartwell, 26-27 Jan.

07 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/19-20

Letter from WSC to Mrs Cornelius Vanderbilt, introduction for Lord and Lady Lytton [carbon].

10 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/21

Telegram from WSC to Louise Gilbert, introduction for Lord and Lady Lytton [copy].

10 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/22

Telegram from WSC to Lady Lytton on letters of introduction for her visit to the U.S.A. [copy].

10 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/23-24

Letter from Lady Lytton to WSC, on plans for visit to the U.S.A.

03 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/25-26

Letter from Leonie, Lady Leslie to WSC, thanks for telegram of New Year greetings, also on the health of her sister, Clara Frewen.

10 Jan [1935]
CHAR 1/270/27

Telegram from Lord Gretton to WSC, declining invitation to mens' party at Chartwell.

11 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/28

Letter from Lady Lytton to WSC, thanks for providing letters of introduction for visit to New York and Washington.

15 Jan [1935]
CHAR 1/270/29

Letter from Oswald Frewen to WSC, on the poor health of his mother, Clara Frewen, asking him to write a "valedictory broadside" to her.

13 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/30

Telegram from WSC to Oswald Frewen, offering sympathy on the terminal illness of his mother, Clara, confirming that he had written to her [copy].

16 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/31

Telegram from CSC to WSC, asking him to send her decorations to her in New Zealand.

16 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/32

Note from John [ ] to WSC, expressing gratitude.

[1935]
CHAR 1/270/33

Letter from Violet Pearman to L. Buck, P.S. to Randolph Churchill, sending cheque for £201 7s 9d, in settlement of various bills for party [carbon].

19 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/34-35

Letter from Clara Frewen to WSC, thanks for letter letter dictated by CF, and written by her daughter, Clare Sheridan, CF died 20 Jan 1935.

19 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/36

Letter from Clare Sheridan to WSC, on the death of her mother, Clara Frewen, and on her mother's final dictated letter to WSC.

20 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/37

Telegram from Lionel and Flora Guest to WSC, offering sympathy on the death of Clara Frewen.

22 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/38

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC, on Lord and Lady Lytton's visit to New York.

23 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/39

Telegram from Louise and Parker Gilbert to WSC, on Lord and Lady Lytton's visit to the U.S.A. [copy, the original was sent to Lady Lytton].

23 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/40

Letter from Oswald Frewen to WSC, on the funeral of his mother, Clara.

25 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/41

Telegram from CSC to WSC, asking for news of Diana Churchill's divorce case.

26 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/42-43

Telegram from WSC to Parker Gilbert, on his lunch invitation to Lord and Lady Lytton [copy].

26 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/44

Telegram from Parker Gilbert to WSC, on his lunch with Lord Lytton, with apologies for not being able to include Lady Lytton in the invitation [copy, original is at CHAR 1/270/46].

29 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/45

Letter from the P.S. to Sir Eric Geddes to the P.S. to WSC, declining dinner invitation.

29 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/46

Telegram from Parker Gilbert to WSC, on his lunch with Lord Lytton, with apologies for not being able to include Lady Lytton in the invitation.

29 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/47

Letter from Lord Salisbury to WSC, thanks for letter and gift of book.

29 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/48

Letter from L.H. Buck, P.S. to Randolph Churchill, to Violet Pearman, sending accounts for party at Ritz Hotel.

11 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/49

Letter from Lord Thurso to WSC, on Randolph Churchill's election campaign at Wavertree.

29 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/50

Telegram from Alice Jerome Parker to WSC, congratulations on radio broadcast to U.S.A.

30 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/51

Letter from Lady Lytton to WSC on visit to the U.S.A.

30 Jan [1935]
CHAR 1/270/52

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, asking if he should sell BMT shares at 45 onwards [copy].

01 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/53

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC, advising him to sell BMT shares.

04 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/54

Letter from Sir Patrick Donner to WSC, accepting invitation to spend weekend at Chartwell.

08 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/55

Telegram from WSC to Brig.-Gen. Sir James Edmonds, thanks for sending signed copy of his book, Military Operations, France and Belgium, 1918.

09 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/56-57

Letter from L.H. Buck to Violet Pearman, on expenses of WSC's visit to Liverpool during Randolph Churchill's election campaign at Wavertree.

11 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/58

Letter from Sir Patrick Donner to WSC, thanks for weekend at Chartwell.

13 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/59-61

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, on Horatia Seymour's request to WSC to carry out alterations to her cottage at Chartwell [carbon].

17 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/62

Letter from WSC to Lord Thurso, thanks for salmon [copy.

16 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/63

Letter from Sir Reginald Barnes to WSC, asking for meeting during visit to London.

15 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/64

Telegram from WSC to Sir Reginald Barnes, invitation to lunch 20 Feb [copy].

18 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/65-66

Letter from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC, reassuring him that his "affection and admiration" for WSC "will always be, whatever may happen" [this letter was written following the divorce of Diana Churchill and John Bailey].

[Feb 1935]
CHAR 1/270/67

Letter from WSC to C.W. Bell, thanks for gift of lampshade [carbon].

18 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/68

Telegram from WSC to Lord Thurso, thanks for gift of salmon [copy].

18 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/69-70

Letter from Walter Donne to WSC, asking for meeting, enclosing letter of introduction from Nico Jungmann.

18 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/71

Letter from WSC to Nico Jungmann, thanks for letter of introduction for Walter Donne, asking if Donne would write to him in the first instance.

23 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/72

Letter from WSC to C.W. Bell, thanks for information about Sheringham lampshades [carbon].

23 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/73

Letter from C.W. Bell to WSC, sending details of lampshades produced by Sheringham Daylight Co. Ltd, Slough.

22 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/74

Letter from W.H. Speed &Co., Solicitors, London, asking for reference for Commander Spenser Grey.

18 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/75

Letter from WSC to W.H. Speed &Co., Solicitors, reference for Commander Spenser Grey [carbon].

23 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/76

Letter from Cyril Foley to WSC, sending copy of his memoir, Autumn Foliage.

22 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/77

Letter from WSC to Cyril Foley, thanks for gift of his memoir, Autumn Foliage [carbon].

25 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/78-79

Letter from Violet Pearman to J.P. Ford, invitation to lunch with WSC on 3 March [carbon].

25 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/80

Letter from WSC to R. de Marees Zen Swinderen, Netherlands Legation, London, asking for letter of introduction for CSC and Lord Moyne, to Dutch officials at Batavia, Java [carbon].

25 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/81

Letter from W.E. Van Panhuys, Charge d'Affaires, Netherlands Legation, London, to WSC, confirming that the Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies had been told of the impending visit of Lord Moyne and CSC.

27 Feb 1935
CHAR 1/270/82-83

Letter from Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] to WSC, dinner invitation, also offering congratulations on Randolph Churchill's campaign at Wavertree [Liverpool].

01 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/84

Telegram from "Buffles" to WSC, thanks for cheque.

01 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/85

Letter from Joan [ ] to WSC, thanks for wedding present of books.

[1935]
CHAR 1/270/86-90

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to Violet Pearman, on badly fitting riding boots supplied to Sarah Churchill by James Outram, Leather Merchant, Sevenoaks.

11 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/91

Letter from Violet Pearman to James Outram, Leather Merchant, Sevenoaks, returning badly fitting riding boots supplied to Sarah Churchill [carbon].

21 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/270/92-93

Letter from Sir Reginald Poole to WSC, asking for meeting.

04 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/94

Letter from Violet Pearman to Sir Reginald Poole, arranging meeting with WSC [carbon].

10 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/95

Telegram from WSC to Sir Keith Feiling, declining invitation because of speaking engagements.

09 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/96

Letter from Sir Keith Feiling to WSC, sending gift of book.

01 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/97

Telegram from WSC to 2nd Lord Birkenhead, thanks for gift of book [copy].

09 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/98

Telegram from WSC to Sir Hubert Young, expressing pleasure that Young had been relieved of his "grave anxiety" [copy].

09 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/99

Telegram from Sir Hubert Young to WSC, thanks for telegram.

12 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/100

Letter from Horatia Seymour to WSC, on delays over alterations to her cottage at Chartwell.

15 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/101

Telegram from WSC to Horatia Seymour, promising to have alterations to her cottage at Chartwell completed by the end of April [copy].

12 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/102-103

Letter from T.E. Shaw to WSC, asking for help in persuading the press to leave him alone, in particular asking for introduction to Esmond Harmsworth, Chairman of the Newspaper Proprietors Association.

19 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/104

Telegram from T.E. Shaw to WSC, accepting invitation to spend weekend at Chartwell.

22 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/105-106

Letter from WSC to Randolph S. Churchill, on the possibility of RSC joining the Territorial Army, also on the activities of the India Defence League [carbon].

22 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/107

Letter from Ava Wigram (later Lady Anderson, then Lady Waverley) to WSC, confirming arrangements for lunch on 23 Mar.

22 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/108

Note of telephone message from Esmond Harmsworth, 2nd Lord Rothermere, to WSC accepting lunch invitation.

22 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/109

Telegram from WSC to T.E. Shaw, invitation to lunch to meet Esmond Harmsworth [copy].

22 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/110

Letter from Robert Boothby to WSC, thanks for wedding present [of inscribed silver ink-stand].

23 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/111

Letter from Basil Murray to WSC, apologies for his impertinence at dinner the previous evening.

16 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/112-113

Letter from Spenser Grey to WSC, account of visit to the U.S.A., and asking for meeting.

24 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/114

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, on air mail service to South America, run jointly by Imperial Airways and the Graf Zeppelin.

24 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/115-119

Letter from Imperial Airways to Violet Pearman, enclosing leaflets on the Graf Zeppelin's South America Service and Imperial Airways' European Timetable.

24 May 1935
CHAR 1/270/120

Letter from Lady Desborough to WSC, asking if he would be prepared to open exhibition of Madge Oliver's paintings.

25 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/121

Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on the birth of his daughter Sarah.

27 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/122

Letter from Horatia Seymour to WSC, on delays over alterations to "her" cottage at Chartwell, asking for permission to install electricity in the kitchen and a small electric cooker at her own expense.

25 Mar [1935]
CHAR 1/270/123

Letter from WSC to Horatia Seymour, on plans for alterations to "her" cottage at Chartwell [carbon].

27 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/124

Letter from N. de Granard to WSC, asking for meeting during visit to London.

28 Mar [1935]
CHAR 1/270/125

Letter from 2nd Lord Birkenhead to WSC, dinner invitation [annotated "accepted"].

28 Mar [1935]
CHAR 1/270/126-128

Letter from Sir Keith Feiling to WSC on meeting.

08 Mar [1935]
CHAR 1/270/129

Letter from WSC to George Spencer-Churchill, declining invitation to visit him due to CSC's absence abroad [carbon].

02 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/130

Letter from Captain George Spencer Churchill to WSC, invitation to stay at Northwick Park, Bockley, Glos, to see family paintings.

31 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/131

Letter from Rupert [ ] to WSC, thanks for weekend at Chartwell.

03 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/132

Letter from Andre J. Seligman to WSC, invitation to see his art collection during visit to Paris.

03 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/133

Letter from Ava Wigram (later Lady Anderson, then Lady Waverley) to WSC, thanks for coming to lunch, offering apologies for the absence of her husband, Ralph.

[Apr 1935]
CHAR 1/270/134

Telegram from WSC to Ralph Wigram, lunch invitation [copy].

04 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/135

Letter from Ralph Wigram to WSC, accepting lunch invitation.

05 Apr [1935]
CHAR 1/270/136

Cutting from Time magazine, containing article on Bernard M. Baruch's appearance before Senate Committee of Investigation on the Munitions Industry.

08 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/137

Letter from Leonie, Lady Leslie to WSC, on move into her new London flat, asking WSC to visit.

08 Apr [1935]
CHAR 1/270/138

Letter from Algy [ ] to WSC, thanks for wedding present of books.

09 Apr [1935]
CHAR 1/270/139

Letter from WSC to Andre J. Seligman, accepting invitation to see his art collection [carbon].

09 Apr 1934
CHAR 1/270/140

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, asking for information about his "take the profit out of war" Bill [copy].

11 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/141

Letter from Lord Moyne to WSC, giving news of CSC's return to Britain, giving account of 9279 mile flight from Batavia, praising the reliable service of KLM, as compared with Imperial Airways.

11 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/142

Telegram from WSC to Lady Desborough, postponing party at Chartwell until after CSC's return at the end of the month [copy].

14 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/143

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, congratulations on appearance before Senate Committee of Investigation on the Munitions Industry [copy].

14 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/144

Letter from N. de Granard to WSC on meeting.

16 Apr [1935]
CHAR 1/270/145

Letter from WSC to Sir Herbert Creedy, War Office, asking if there was a vacancy for Randolph Churchill as a subaltern in the Oxfordshire Yeomanry (399th Field Battery).

17 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/146

Letter from Ava, Lady Waverley to WSC.

22 Apr [1935]
CHAR 1/270/147

Telegram from WSC to Sir Ian Hamilton, thanks for letter on Margery Street [copy].

24 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/148

Letter from Sir Ian Hamilton to WSC, giving news of Margery Street, former private secretary to CSC.

22 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/149

Letter from Margaret, Lady Birkenhead to WSC, hoping he would be able to attend wedding of Freddy, 2nd Lord Birkenhead.

24 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/150

Letter from WSC to Ralph Wigram, invitation to spend weekend at Chartwell [carbon].

24 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/151

Letter from Herbert Buckmaster to WSC, invitation to private dinner party in honour of Deneys Reitz.

25 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/152-153

Letter from WSC to Herbert Buckmaster, accepting dinner invitation [carbon].

25 Mar 1935
CHAR 1/270/154

Telegram from Sir Patrick Donner to WSC on meeting.

24 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/155

Telegram from WSC to Sir Patrick Donner, expressing regret at not being able to meet, but pleasure on Donner's improved health [copy].

27 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/156

Telegram from Lord Thurso to WSC, thanks for telegram.

27 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/157

Letter from Lady Hilton Young [later Kathleen, Lady Kennet] to WSC, asking him to see equestrian statuette of the 1st Duke of Marlborough, by Gilbert Bayes, on view at the Royal Academy.

30 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/158

Telegram from WSC to Sir Nairne Sandemann, expressing pleasure at Sandemann's improved health.

30 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/270/159

Telegram from WSC to Lady Hilton Young [later Kathleen, Lady Kennet], promising to see equestrian statuette of the 1st Duke of Marlborough, by Gilbert Bayes, on view at the Royal Academy. [copy].

[May 1935]
CHAR 1/270/160-161

Letter from Violet Pearman to Lilian Buck, P.S. to Randolph Churchill, on arrangements for RSC's belongings to be stored at Chartwell [carbon].

30 May 1935
CHAR 1/270/162

Letter from Sir Nairne Sandemann to WSC, on his improved health.

25 Apr 1935