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CHAR 1/284/1

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

10 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/2

Letter from Sir Oswyn Murray, Admiralty, to WSC, asking if Frank Taylor was still interested in joining the Royal Navy.

10 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/3

Letter from Sir Oswyn Murray, Admiralty, to WSC, confirming that Frank Taylor had applied to join the Royal Navy.

13 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/4

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, thanks for offering to look after Lord and Lady Lytton in New York [copy].

[15 Jan 1936]
CHAR 1/284/5

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

14 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/6-7

Poem by Sir Shane Leslie, Midnight, Jan 20-21 1936, on the death of King George V [printed].

Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/8

Letter from Sir Maurice Powicke to WSC, asking if he would be willing to become Fellow and Hon. Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society.

24 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/9

Letter from WSC to Sir Maurice Powicke, accepting nomination as Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

26 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/10

Letter from Sir Reginald Barnes to WSC, sending article on WSC, written by his old French interpreter in the 111th Brigade, [R.C.S.], also expressing wish that WSC was in the Government.

19 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/11

Letter from WSC to Sir Reginald Barnes, thanks for sending article on WSC from French newspaper, expressing his intention to "vigorously advocate rearmament while time remains".

26 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/12-13

Newspaper cutting, article The Right Honourable Winston Churchill, membre du parlement, by R.C.S. [in French].

[1936]
CHAR 1/284/14

Telegram from WSC to Lord Beaverbrook, sympathy on poor weather in Marrakech [Marrakesh], Morocco [copy].

15 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/15

Telegram from Lord Beaverbrook to WSC, on poor weather in Marrakech [[Marrakesh], Morocco [copy].

[14 Feb 1936]
CHAR 1/284/16

Letter from WSC to Lord Horne of Slamannan, thanks for gift of case of whisky, also expressing the need to concentrate on the defence danger [carbon].

27 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/17-18

Note accompanying gift of case of whisky from Lord Horne to WSC.

13 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/284/19

Letter from WSC to King Edward VIII [later Duke of Windsor], on the death of King George V [copy].

02 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/20

Letter from WSC to Queen Mary, on the death of King George V [copy].

03 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/21-22

Letter from Ettie, Lady Desborough, Lady in Waiting to Queen Mary, on his and CSC's letters of sympathy on the death of the King.

04 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/23-24

Letter from Lord Hankey to WSC, asking if he would be willing to act as referee for his son Henry's application for a Laming Travelling Fellowship at The Queen's College, Oxford.

03 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/25

Letter from WSC to Lord Hankey, agreeing to act as referee for his son Henry [carbon].

04 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/26

Letter from WSC to Clare Sheridan, agreeing to buy original letters of his father, sending £20.

05 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/27

Letter from Clare Sheridan to WSC, offering to sell original letters of his father.

04 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/28

Telegram from King Edward VIII to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of King George V.

05 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/29

Telegram from WSC to Lady Desborough, thanks for letter on the death of the King [copy].

05 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/30

Letter from Clare Sheridan to WSC, thanks for £20 for letters, which she regarded as a loan rather than a gift, sending another letter from Gambetta to Sir Charles Dilke, mentioning Lord Randolph.

07 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/31

Letter from WSC to Clare Sheridan, thanks for letter by Gambetta, insisting that the £20 was a gift and not a loan [carbon].

09 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/32-33

Letter from WSC to The Times, in praise of play, St Helena at the Old Vic [carbon].

14 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/34

Letter from Leonie, Lady Leslie to WSC, sympathy on illness, also commenting on the Irish Election, and the prospect of a victory for Eamon De Valera.

14 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/35

Letter from Sir Maurice Powicke to WSC, on his election as a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

[Feb 1936]
CHAR 1/284/36-40

Letter from M.B. Curran, Hon. Sec. Royal Historical Society, to WSC, informing him of his election as a Fellow and a Vice-President of the Society, enclosing meeting card for 1935-36 and Report of the Council for 1934-35.

14 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/41

Letter from Violet Pearman to the Royal Historical Society, on WSC's election as Fellow and Vice-President [carbon].

17 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/42

Letter from Lord Croft to WSC, on visit to Chartwell.

18 Feb [1936]
CHAR 1/284/43

Letter from Ava, Lady Waverley to WSC, dinner invitation [annotated "regretted 19/2/36].

[18 Feb 1936]
CHAR 1/284/44

Telegram from Alfred Salisbury to WSC, thanks for gift of book, hoping to meet the following day.

21 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/45

Letter from Clare Sheridan to WSC, on visit to London of their mutual cousin, Alice Jerome Parker.

[Feb 1936]
CHAR 1/284/46

Letter from Violet Pearman to the P.S. to Lt.-Gen. Sir Hugh Elles [carbon].

22 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/47-48

Letter from C.A. Elliott, Eton College, to WSC, asking if he would be willing to examine for the Loder Declamation Prize.

05 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/49

Telegram from WSC to C.A. Elliott, Eton College, agreeing to examine for the Loder Declamation Prize [copy].

[Feb 1936]
CHAR 1/284/50-51

Letter from C.A. Elliott, Eton College, to WSC, thanks for agreeing to examine for the Loder Declamation Prize.

15 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/52

Telegram from Lord Beaverbrook to WSC, on his holiday in Marrakech [Marrakesh], Morocco.

23 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/53

Telegram from WSC to Lord Beaverbrook, on Beaverbrook's holiday in Marrakech [Marrakesh], Morocco [copy].

24 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/54

Letter from Robert Boothby to WSC, thanks for weekend at Chartwell.

24 Feb [1936]
CHAR 1/284/55

Letter from Lord Altrincham to WSC, thanks for weekend at Chartwell.

25 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/56

Letter from Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] to WSC, lunch invitation to meet Marthe Bibesco [annotated "regretted"].

24 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/57-58

Letter from George Lyttelton, Eton College, to WSC, sending quotation from Vanzetti, described by Ralegh as the "finest piece of English ever composed by a man who did not know the language".

26 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/59

Letter from William Armstrong Liverpool Playhouse, to Brendan Bracken, on his willingness to engage Sarah Churchill as a member of his repertory company for the autumn season.

26 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/284/60

Letter from WSC to William Armstrong, Liverpool Playhouse, on Sarah Churchill's enthusiasm to join his company for the autumn season [carbon].

02 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/61

Letter from William Armstrong, Liverpool Playhouse, to WSC, promising to offer Sarah Churchill an engagement for the autumn season.

04 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/62

Telegram from WSC to CSC, on her stay in Austria, advising her not to travel through Germany [copy].

07 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/63

Telegram from WSC to CSC, "no immediate worry" [copy].

[Mar 1936]
CHAR 1/284/64

Letter from Lord Templewood to WSC, apologies for cancelling dinner engagement.

13 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/65

Telegram from WSC to Sir Clive Morrison-Bell, regretting that he was unable to meet him on the 16th [copy].

13 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/66

Letter from Sir Clive Morrison-Bell to WSC, asking if he could bring his son down to Chartwell on Sunday 16th.

[13 Mar 1936]
CHAR 1/284/67

Telegram from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, offering encouragement.

15 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/284/68

Letter from Sir Philip Sassoon to WSC, on gift of waterfowl, also on his disappointment that WSC had not been appointed Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence.

[Mar 1936]
CHAR 1/284/69

Telegram from WSC to Sir Philip Sassoon, thanks for letter about waterfowl [copy].

17 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/70

Letter from Evelyn Fleming to WSC, lunch invitation to meet Mlle Maillant.

27 Mar [1936]
CHAR 1/284/71

Telegram from WSC to Evelyn Fleming, declining lunch invitation [carbon].

27 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/72

Letter from Viola Tree to CSC, hoping that she and WSC would come to the First Night of The Happy Hypocrite at His Majesty's Theatre.

20 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/73

Letter from CSC to Viola Tree, apologies for missing First Night of The Happy Hypocrite, promising to see it later in the run [carbon].

28 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/74-75

Telegram from WSC to Lord Linlithgow, good wishes for appointment as Viceroy of India [copy].

[Apr 1936]
CHAR 1/284/76

Cutting from the Daily Herald, on injury to Oswald Frewen aboard the schooner Westward at Southampton.

16 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/77

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, unable to find out any details about injury to Oswald Frewen.

18 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/78

Letter from Sir Shane Leslie to WSC, on health of Oswald Frewen following accident aboard the schooner Westward, in which he suffered a compound fracture of the pelvis.

20 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/79

Letter from Sir Shane Leslie to WSC, on the health of Oswald Frewen.

23 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/80

Letter from WSC to Oswald Frewen, sympathy on injury offering to help during 10 week stay in hospital [carbon].

24 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/81

Letter from Oswald Frewen to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on accident.

28 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/82

Letter from Clare Sheridan to WSC, on the health of her brother Oswald Frewen following accident.

26 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/83

Telegram from WSC to Clare Sheridan, thanks for letter on the health of Oswald Frewen [copy].

28 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/84

Letter from Captain John Seaton R.N. to WSC, asking for information on Oswald Frewen following accident aboard the schooner Westward, in which he suffered a compound fracture of the pelvis.

16 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/85

Letter from Lord Linlithgow to WSC, on his appointment as Viceroy of India.

30 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/86

Letter from Arthur [ ] to WSC, on insurance policy for Randolph Churchill's Trust.

03 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/87

Letter from Sir Shane Leslie to WSC, on the heath of Oswald Frewen, who had developed double pneumonia.

08 Apr 1934
CHAR 1/284/88

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, on the health of Oswald Frewen, whose condition was described as "satisfactory" by the hospital.

10 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/89

Letter from WSC to Sir Herbert Creedy, on the possibility of Randolph Churchill and Tom Mitford joining the Oxfordshire Yeomanry [carbon].

13 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/90

Letter from Diana [B ] to CSC, thanks for weekend at Chartwell.

15 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/91

Telegram from Lord Linlithgow to WSC, thanks for telegram of good wishes on appointment as Viceroy of India.

16 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/284/92

Letter from Randolph S. Churchill to WSC, on Lord Beaverbrook's contribution of £100 towards his election expenses in Ross and Cromarty, asking if he could take a further £150 from his Trust Fund.

17 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/93

Letter from W. Percy Thomson &Co., Solicitors, London, to Violet Pearman, replying to her letter of 14 Apr to William Nicholson, who was abroad, on slipper lost at Chartwell.

18 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/94-96

Letter from Violet Pearman to the P.S. to Loelia, Duchess of Westminster, sending WSC's cheque for £1 4s, "which should have been paid some time ago", with I.O.U. signed by WSC [carbon].

20 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/97-98

Letter from Laurence Burgis to WSC, thanks for lunch at Chartwell.

22 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/99

Letter from John S. Churchill to WSC, sending cheque for £150 from Trust funds, to be sent to Randolph Churchill.

26 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/100

Letter from Violet Pearman to Lilian Buck, P.S. to Randolph Churchill, sending letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. for RSC's "perusal" [carbon].

26 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/101

Letter from Violet Pearman to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., acknowledging receipt of letter to WSC dated 25 Mar [carbon].

26 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/102

Letter from Violet Pearman to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., authorisation for Randolph Churchill to draw £480 from his Trust Funds [carbon].

24 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/103

Letter from WSC to Lionel Curtis, on inability to give interview to Colonel Isham on T.E. Lawrence, asking for information about Isham [carbon].

28 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/104

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, on Randolph Churchill's request for £200 for election expenses.

28 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/105-106

Letter from WSC to Randolph S. Churchill, sending cheque for £200 as advance on money from his Trust Fund, and asking for a list of his liabilities [carbon].

28 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/107

Letter from Lilian Buck to Violet Pearman, on money owed to Randolph Churchill by WSC.

22 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/108

Telegram from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC, offering congratulations [? on speech] WSC spoke on the International Situation on 21 April and on German Arms Expenditure on 23 April.

25 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/109

Telegram from WSC to Sir Abe Bailey, thanks for telegram of congratulations [copy].

28 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/110

Letter from Randolph S. Churchill to WSC on his finances, and his need for a further £1182 from his Trust Fund of which £200 would be returned to WSC.

29 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/111

Letter from Captain Ronald Oldham, H.M.S. Ramillies, to WSC, asking for help over the ship's motto "Faithful but Unfortunate", which he felt was not appropriate for a warship.

30 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/112

Letter from WSC to Captain Ronald Oldham, H.M.S. Ramillies, on the history of the Churchill family motto "Faithful but Unfortunate", first adopted by Sir Winston Churchill, father of the First Duke, agreeing that the motto was not appropriate to a warship, and that he should not hesitate to change it [carbon].

02 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/113

Letter from WSC to Air-Vice-Marshal Sir Philip Game, on CSC's request to see him on a "private matter" [carbon].

04 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/114

Letter from Lord Wigram to WSC, sending volume of speeches of King George V.

02 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/115

Letter from WSC to Lord Wigram, thanks for sending volume of speeches of King George V [carbon].

05 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/116

Printed letter from Colonel Arthur Dugdale on postponement of Regimental Dinner of the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, due to the death of the King.

07 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/284/117

Letter from WSC to Colonel Arthur Dugdale, asking if he could bring two potential recruits, Randolph Churchill and Tom Mitford, to the Regimental Dinner of the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars.

13 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/118

Letter from Colonel Arthur Dugdale to WSC, on his willingness to recommend Randolph Churchill and Tom Mitford for Commissions in the Oxfordshire Hussars, and the possible cancellation of the Regimental Dinner.

15 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/119

Letter from WSC to Colonel Arthur Dugdale, thanks for letter on Randolph Churchill and the Q.O.O.H. Annual Dinner [carbon].

18 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/120

Letter from WSC to Colonel Arthur Dugdale, on Randolph Churchill and Tom Mitford's desire to obtain commissions in the Oxfordshire batteries, asking about method of application [carbon].

06 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/121

Letter from Violet Pearman to Lionel Curtis, thanks for letter on Colonel Isham [carbon].

08 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/122

Letter from Lionel Curtis to WSC, on Colonel Isham, an American book collector, with an interest in T.E. Lawrence, described by Arnold Lawrence as a "cheap skate".

04 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/123

Letter from Lionel Curtis to WSC, promising to find information on Colonel Isham.

30 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/284/124-125

Circular letter from Lionel Curtis, on reproduction of Eric Kennington's "ghost portrait" of T.E. Lawrence.

[Apr 1936]
CHAR 1/284/126

Letter from Felix Warre to WSC, sending letters from the 7th Duke of Marlborough to his father, Rev. Edmund Warre, on Lord Randolph Churchill's schooldays at Eton [the letters are in CHAR 28/112].

04 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/127

Letter from George Spencer-Churchill to WSC, invitation to spend weekend of 24 July at Northwick.

06 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/128

Letter from WSC to George Spencer-Churchill, declining invitation to stay at Northwick due to prior engagement [carbon].

09 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/129

Letter from Captain Ronald Oldham to WSC, thanks for information about the motto of H.M.S. Ramillies, and for agreeing to the change.

10 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/130

Letter from Arthur Dugdale to WSC, on Randolph Churchill's application to join Oxfordshire Yeomanry.

10 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/131-133

Letter from Clare Sheridan to WSC, asking him to "put in a word for her" with the Beatty Memorial Committee, with press cutting showing her modelling a bust of Lord Beatty, taken from his death mask.

11 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/134

Letter from Corlandt Macmahon to WSC, enquiry about his health.

12 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/135

Letter from Lord Vansittart to WSC, thanks for letter of congratulations.

13 May [1936]
CHAR 1/284/136

Letter from WSC to Clare Sheridan, agreeing to recommend her to the Beatty Memorial Committee if he was consulted [carbon].

13 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/137

Letter from WSC to Corlandt Macmahon, on improvement in his health, thanks to exercises and medicine [carbon].

13 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/138

Letter from WSC to Randolph S. Churchill, on application to join the Oxfordshire Yeomanry, recommending interview with Colonel A J Muirhead in London [carbon].

13 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/139

Letter from Lady Winterton to WSC, invitation to weekend at Shillinglee.

18 May [1936]
CHAR 1/284/140

Letter from WSC to Lord Winterton, on weekend visit to Shillinglee [copy].

[May 1936]
CHAR 1/284/141

Telegram from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, regret at not being able to attend Democratic Convention due to Parliamentary commitments [copy].

18 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/142

Telegram from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, asking if he would be able to attend U.S. Democratic Convention.

15 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/143

Letter from Lord Rochdale to WSC, accepting lunch invitation.

[May 1936]
CHAR 1/284/144

Letter from WSC to Lord Rochdale, lunch invitation.

18 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/145

Letter from Lord Rochdale to WSC, asking for meeting.

[May 1936]
CHAR 1/284/146

Letter from Sir W. Graham Greene to WSC, asking if he would be able to attend Lord Keyes lecture to the Navy Records Society on 25 June.

20 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/147

Letter from Lord Simon to WSC, thanks for sending flowers to his sick wife.

21 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/148

Letter from WSC to Sir Graham Greene, regret at being unable to attend Navy Records Society lecture by Lord Keyes [carbon].

22 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/149

Letter from WSC to the Duchess di Sermoneta, hoping to meet her during her visit to London [carbon].

28 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/150

Letter from the Duchess di Sermoneta to WSC, congratulations on letter to The Times of 13 May, also on her hopes for an improvement in Anglo-Italian relations.

17 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/151

Letter from [ ] to WSC, thanks for hospitality.

30 May 1936
CHAR 1/284/152

Telegram from WSC to Sir Abe Bailey, sending congratulations [copy].

01 Jun 1936
CHAR 1/284/153-154

Letter from WSC to Lloyds Bank, asking them to stop cheque dated 19 May, payable to Oswald Frewen, at it had never reached him [carbon].

03 Jun 1936
CHAR 1/284/155

Telegram from WSC to Oswald Frewen, asking if he had received letter of 19 May [copy].

03 Jun 1936
CHAR 1/284/156

Telegram from Oswald Frewen to WSC, confirming that he had not received WSC's letter of 19 May [copy] [original is at CHAR 1/285/4].

03 Jun 1936
CHAR 1/284/157-159

Letter from WSC to Oswald Frewen, on his delight at Frewen's recovery, sending small cheque [carbon].

22 May 1936