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CHAR 1/271/1

Letter from Sir Patrick Donner to WSC, on his improved health.

02 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/2

Letter from Sir Nairne Sandemann to WSC, on his improved health, and his intention to return to Westminster for the closing stages of the India Bill.

02 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/3

Telegram from WSC and CSC to Randolph Churchill, recommending inoculation against typhoid, typhus and cholera.

03 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/4

Telegram from WSC and CSC to Pierre Flandin, French Prime Minister, offering sympathy on motor accident.

06 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/5-6

Telegram from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, on Mrs Millicent Hearst's visit to London.

06 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/7-8

Letters from the Keeper of the Privy Purse to WSC and CSC, sending King George V Silver Jubilee Medals.

06 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/9-10

Letter from WSC to Lord Sysonby, Treasurer to the King, asking why Freddie Guest was never invited to state functions.

08 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/11-12

Letter from Lord Cromer, Lord Chamberlain, to WSC, explaining that Freddie Guest had been invited to the Thanksgiving Service at St Paul's, and Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace, and that he and his daughter Diana would be invited to the next State Ball.

10 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/13

Letter from John [ ] to WSC, accepting invitation to stay at Chartwell.

10 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/14-15

Letter from WSC to Lord Cromer, Lord Chamberlain, thanks for taking trouble over Freddie Guest [carbon].

13 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/16

Letter from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC, asking for meeting.

13 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/17

Letter from Violet Pearman to Lady Waverley, returning letter from Baron de Lagrange.

13 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/18

Letter from Lord Tyrrell to WSC, apologies for cancelling meeting.

14 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/19

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, asking if he had any views on "Anaconda" shares [copy].

15 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/20

Letter from Sir Reginald Barnes to WSC, asking if he would be able to attend 4th Hussars dinner on 4 June, and commenting on WSC's views on the German Air Force.

14 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/21

Letter from WSC to Sir Reginald Barnes, on his hopes of attending 4th Hussars dinner on 4 June, in spite of debate on the India Bill on that day [copy].

17 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/22a

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M Baruch, on Millicent Hearst's visit to London [copy].

17 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/22b

Telegram from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, stating that he had no views on "Anaconda" shares.

17 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/23

Telegram from CSC to Sir Claude Russell, British Ambassador, Lisbon, asking him to "be kind" to Randolph Churchill during his stay in Portugal [copy].

18 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/24

Telegram from Randolph Churchill to WSC, wishing good luck for speech [in House of Commons debate on defence policy].

22 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/25

Telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill, confirming that CSC had contacted Sir Claude Russell, British Ambassador, Lisbon, on RSC's visit to Portugal, also advising inoculation against typhoid [copy].

22 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/26

Telegram from Randolph Churchill to WSC, asking if CSC had contacted Sir Claude Russell, British Ambassador, Lisbon, on RSC's visit to Portugal.

20 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/27

Telegram from WSC to Randolph S. Churchill, on success of his speech in the defence debate "but the Government escaped as usual" [copy].

23 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/28

Letter from The Admiralty to WSC, confirming that he would be receiving a special invitation to the Naval Review.

23 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/29

Letter from WSC to The Admiralty, thanks for arranging special invitation to the Naval Review [carbon].

25 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/30

Letter from Gerald Christy, The Lecture Agency Ltd., to WSC, asking if he would be prepared to introduce him to Lord Lloyd.

24 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/31

Letter from WSC to Lord Lloyd, letter of introduction for Gerald Christy [carbon].

25 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/32

Telegram from WSC and CSC to Randolph Churchill, birthday greetings [copy].

27 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/33

Letter from Thomas Levy to WSC, thanks for dinner at Claridge's.

01 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/34

Letter from Lawrence Kimball to WSC, thanks for dinner at Claridge's.

02 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/35

Letter from George Spencer-Churchill to WSC, invitation to stay at Northwick Park, Bockley, Glos.

30 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/36

Telegram from WSC to George Spencer-Churchill, declining invitation to visit due to prior engagement [copy].

03 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/37

Letter from A C Critchley to WSC, thanks for dinner at Claridge's.

03 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/38

Telegram from WSC and CSC to Randolph Churchill, recommending inoculation against typhoid, typhus and cholera.

03 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/39

Telegram from Lord Fitzalan to WSC, thanks for dinner at Claridge's.

04 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/40

Letter from [ ] Pumphhrey to WSC on painting.

04 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/41

Telegram from Randolph Churchill to WSC on inoculations.

05 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/42

Letter from Sir James Crichton-Browne to WSC, thanks for gracious letter.

05 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/43-45

Letter from Grace Eustis to WSC, asking for meeting during visit to London, hoping to commission articles from him for Today, enclosing letters of introduction from Sir Shane Leslie and Bernard Baruch.

18 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/46

Letter from Sir Owen O'Malley to WSC, thanks for gift of books.

06 Jun [1935]
CHAR 1/271/47

Letter from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, introduction for Mrs E.F. Hutton.

07 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/48-49

Letter from WSC to Mrs E.F. Hutton, lunch invitation [carbon].

26 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/50

Telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill on his return to Britain [copy].

08 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/51

Letter from Clive [ ] to WSC, thanks for dinner at Claridge's on 31 May.

10 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/52

Letter from Ruby, Lady Carson to WSC, on the health of Lord Carson.

[Jun 1935]
CHAR 1/271/53

Letter from Sir Shane Leslie to WSC, asking if he could bring Grace Eustis to see him at Chartwell.

14 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/54

Letter from Spenser Grey to WSC, on WSC's work advising Sir Alexander Korda on the making of a film on early aviation, asking if he could be of any help.

31 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/55

Letter from WSC to Spenser Grey, on WSC's work advising Sir Alexander Korda on the making of a film on early aviation, which was of a general character, promising to contact Grey if he needed help [carbon].

17 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/56

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, asking if he had any plans to visit Britain during the summer [copy].

17 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/57

Letter from WSC to D. Chapman-Houston, refusing permission to publish letters from WSC to Sir Sidney Low [carbon].

18 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/58

Telegram from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, on possible visit to Britain.

19 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/59

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, invitation to spend weekend at Chartwell [copy].

20 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/60

Telegram from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, on postponement of his visit to Europe.

21 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/61

Telegram from CSC to Maurice Ashley, on wedding present of painting by WSC [copy].

21 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/62

Invitation to wedding of Maurice Ashley and Phyllis Griffiths, 22 June 1935 [annotated "regretted"].

Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/63

Letter from Maurice Ashley to WSC, on marriage to Phyllis Griffiths.

13 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/64

Telegram from The Duke of Westminster to WSC, apologies for not being able to vote in House of Lords debate.

25 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/65

Telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill on return to Britain [copy].

27 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/66

Telegram from WSC to Sir Patrick Donner, offering congratulations [copy].

27 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/67-68

Letter from "Sempie" to WSC, thanks for gift of books.

29 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/69

Telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill on arrival in London [copy].

30 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/70

Telegram from Randolph Churchill to WSC, confirming time of arrival in London.

30 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/71

Letter from E.M. Butler to WSC, on their time at Harrow.

30 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/72-73

Letter from Charles W. Jerome to WSC, asking for help in restoration of the First Presbyterian Church, Pompey, New York, traditional place of worship of the Jerome family.

01 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/74

Booklet, A Sketch for the Family Bible [on the genealogy of the Jerome family] by Mary Middleton, and dedicated to her uncle, Leonard Jerome [WSC's grandfather].

[c 1935]
CHAR 1/271/75

Telegram from Randolph Churchill to WSC, accepting invitation to dine and sleep at Chartwell.

01 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/76

Telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill, invitation for him to dine and sleep at Chartwell on return to Britain on 2 July [copy].

01 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/77-78

Telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill, on arrangements for him to be met at Southampton [copy].

[Jul 1935]
CHAR 1/271/79

Letter from WSC to Nancy, Lady Astor, thanks for hospitality at Hever Castle [carbon].

01 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/80

Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, on the need to appoint a new Trustee for WSC's marriage settlement, following the death of Geoffrey Howard.

24 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/81

Letter from WSC to John S. Churchill, confirming that he had asked Lord Thurso to become Trustee of his marriage settlement [carbon].

02 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/82

Letter from WSC to Lord Thurso, asking if he would be willing to act as Trustee of WSC and CSC's marriage settlement [carbon].

02 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/83

Telegram from WSC and CSC to Randolph Churchill, welcome home [carbon].

02 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/84

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC on visit to Europe.

02 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/85a

Letter from WSC to Lady Waverley, on possibility of Pierre Flandin visiting Chartwell in October, voicing his fears that "things are going from bad to worse in Europe" [carbon].

02 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/85b

Letter from Ava, Lady Waverley to WSC, on possibility of Pierre Flandin visiting him in October.

[Jul 1935]
CHAR 1/271/86

Letter from Sir Reginald Barnes to WSC, asking if he would be attending Royal Review at Aldershot.

01 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/87

Telegram from WSC to Sir Reginald Barnes, confirming that he would be dining in the Mess at Aldershot on 12 July [copy].

03 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/88

Letter from WSC to E.M. Butler, on memories of Harrow [carbon].

03 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/89

Letter from Lord Thurso to WSC, agreeing to become Trustee of his Marriage Settlement.

04 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/90

Telegram from WSC to Lord Thurso, thanks for agreeing to become Trustee of Marriage Settlement [copy].

05 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/91

Letter from Violet Pearman to John S. Churchill, sending copy of letter from Lord Thurso, agreeing to become Trustee of WSC's Marriage Settlement [carbon].

05 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/92

Letter from Major D.H. Cowdell, 4th Queen's Own Hussars to WSC, on Regimental Re-union at Aldershot to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the formation of the Regiment.

08 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/271/93

Letter from Colonel M.A. Radclyffe, 4th Hussars, to WSC, on Regimental Re-union at Aldershot to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the formation of the Regiment.

03 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/94

Letter from Colonel M.A. Radclyffe, 4th Hussars, to WSC, on Regimental Re-union at Aldershot to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the formation of the Regiment.

29 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/95

Letter from WSC to Colonel M.A. Radclyffe, 4th Hussars, on intention to attend Regimental Re-union and Royal Review at Aldershot.

25 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/271/96

Telegram from WSC to Colonel M.A. Radclyffe, 4th Hussars, confirming time of arrival in Aldershot [copy].

12 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/97

Letter from Violet Pearman to Leonie, Lady Leslie, sending letter from Charles W, Jerome on the First Presbyterian Church, Pompey, New York, traditional place of worship of the Jerome family.

12 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/98

Letter from Leonie, Lady Leslie to WSC, invitation to tea at her London flat, to meet Madame Bibesco and M. Maurois.

[Jul 1935]
CHAR 1/271/99

Letter from Violet Pearman to T.J. O'Connor, sending his copy of Armstrong's Grey Wolf, which had "turned up" at Chartwell [carbon].

13 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/100

Letter from Lilian Buck, P.S. to Randolph Churchill, to Violet Pearman, on T.J. O'Connor's copy of Armstrong's Grey Wolf.

09 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/101

Letter from Violet Pearman to Lady Simon, sending letter from Sir Abe Bailey, which had been sent to WSC in error [carbon].

15 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/102

Letter from Lady Simon to WSC, sending letter from Sir Abe Bailey, which had been sent to her in error.

15 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/103

Letter from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC, on possibility of meeting.

12 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/104

Telegram from WSC to Sir Abe Bailey, accepting invitation to dinner on 5 August [copy].

18 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/105

Letter from WSC to [Cyril] Asquith, thanks for letter of congratulation [on Report of the Select Committee of Witnesses] [carbon].

19 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/106

Letter from Randolph S. Churchill to WSC, sending doctor's bills for treatment of his jaundice, £49 2s, which WSC had agreed to pay.

22 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/107

Telegram from WSC to Randolph S. Churchill on visit to the Fleet [copy].

[Jul 1935]
CHAR 1/271/108

Letter from Jeanie [ ] to WSC, sending cheque in payment of Bezique debt.

22 Jul [1935]
CHAR 1/271/109

Letter from WSC to Lady Londonderry, declining dinner invitation [carbon].

23 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/110

Letter from [? Vickers] (Haining, Ascot[Berkshire]) to WSC, on the health of his daughter Margaret, also commenting on the "Technicolour" process and his view that cinema goers were satisfied and pleased with black and white productions, and that the public would rather see a good black and white film than a poor colour one, and that unless high quality and really interesting films were produced with the Technicolour process, the company had little chance of financial success.

26 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/111

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, thanks for information on Technicolour and B.M.T. [copy].

27 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/112

Letter from Bernard M. Baruch, on his stay in Germany, also commenting on investment in B.M.T. and Technicolour.

22 Jul [1935]
CHAR 1/271/113

Letter from O.C. Pickhardt to WSC, introduction for Orville Harden, Vice-President, Standard Oil, who was visiting London.

27 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/114

Letter from Spenser Grey to WSC, on his health and financial difficulties, asking if he could borrow £150.

28 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/115

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, offering sympathy on the illness of his daughter [copy].

29 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/116

Letter from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, on the poor health of his daughter, and his return to the U.S.A.

26 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/117

Letter from Charles Williams to WSC, apologies for appearing to be rude to him.

30 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/118

Letter from Spenser Grey to WSC, thanks for loan of £150, and on his hopes that WSC would be appointed Minister of Defence.

31 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/119

Letter from Lady Lytton to WSC, thanks for hospitality at Chartwell.

29 Jul [1935]
CHAR 1/271/120

Note of telephone message from Mrs Longworth, promising to contact him during the following week.

01 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/121

Telegram from WSC to John Moore-Brabazon [later 1st Lord Brabazon], thanks for photograph of WSC aboard the "Maine". [carbon].

06 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/122

Letter from John Moore-Brabazon [later 1st Lord Brabazon] to WSC, sending photograph of WSC "starving" on the "Maine" [hospital ship in the Boer War].

01 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/123

Letter from Randolph Churchill to WSC, on visit to Austria, and meeting with Bernard Baruch.

07 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/124

Letter from Spenser Grey to WSC, on his improved health.

06 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/125

Letter from WSC to Spenser Grey, expressing pleasure on Grey's improved health [carbon].

08 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/126

Letter from WSC to [ ], dinner invitation [carbon].

08 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/127

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, on the movements of Mrs Nicholas Longworth.

07 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/128

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, asking about the health of his daughter [carbon].

08 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/129

Telegram from WSC to Sir Abe Bailey on his investments [copy].

09 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/130

Letter from WSC to Helen F. Murray, on his interest in learning of her relationship to Lady Randolph Churchill [carbon].

11 May 1935
CHAR 1/271/131-132

Letter from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC, thanks for lunch, sending gift of grouse.

15 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/133

Letter from M. Fetherston to WSC, thanks for cheque for £8, in settlement of bet.

08 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/134

Letter from Lady Waverley to WSC, asking if she could come to tea the following week.

15 Aug [1935]
CHAR 1/271/135-136

Telegram from WSC to Lady Waverley, invitation to dine and sleep at Chartwell [copy].

19 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/137

Letter from Lady Waverley to WSC, accepting invitation to tea at Chartwell.

[Aug 1935]
CHAR 1/271/138

Letter from Lord Linlithgow to WSC, thanks for letter of congratulation.

21 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/139

Letter from WSC to Harold J. Pilbrow, asking if he could take some goldfish from Mapleton Lake, in order to stock his pools at Chartwell [carbon].

23 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/140

Letter from Harold J. Pilbrow to WSC, giving permission to take goldfish from Mapleton Lake.

27 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/141

Telegram from Sir Ian Hamilton to WSC.

24 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/142

Letter from Harry Van der Weyden to WSC, on gift of portrait of Lady Randolph Churchill.

10 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/271/143

Letter from WSC to Harry Van der Weyden, on his pleasure in accepting "Splendid" portrait of Lady Randolph Churchill.

26 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/144

Telegram from WSC to Maxine Elliott, on his visit to her villa at Cannes [copy].

30 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/271/145

Letter from Violet Pearman to WSC, on varnish for summer house at Chartwell [carbon].

31 Aug 1935