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CHAR 1/300/1

Telegram from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC, thanks for appreciative message.

01 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/2

Telegram from WSC to Lord Astor of Hever, confirming despatch of painting table [copy].

02 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/3

Telegram from WSC to Maxine Elliott, regretting that he was unable to visit South of France due to work on Marlborough [copy].

04 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/4

Letter from WSC to Sir Reginald Barnes, regretting that he would be unable to attend 4th Hussars reunion dinner [carbon].

07 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/5

Telegram from WSC to Maurice Ashley, thanks for gift of book, Oliver Cromwell [copy].

09 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/6

Letter from Maurice Ashley to WSC, sending gift of his biography of Oliver Cromwell, also on decision to leave the Manchester Guardian for The Times.

09 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/7

Note by Grace Hamblin on filing of correspondence on Lord Moyne's yacht, Rosaura.

10 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/8

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, asking for opinion on American prices "on basis no major war this year" [copy].

10 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/9-10

Letter from Lord Astor of Hever to WSC, expressing pleasure at gift of painting table.

06 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/11

Telegram from WSC to Lord Astor of Hever, thanks for gift of two brace of grouse [copy].

10 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/12

Letter from Sir Reginald Barnes to WSC, expressing disappointment that WSC would be unable to attend Regimental Dinner, also commenting on the China-Japan War.

12 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/13

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC, advising him to limit his market activities.

13 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/14

Telegram from Duke of Westminster to WSC, suggesting meeting after Westminster's return to London in October.

20 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/15

Telegram from WSC to the Duke of Westminster, suggesting meeting [copy].

19 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/16

Testimonial by WSC for Grace Hamblin, one of his private secretaries for the last five years [carbon].

20 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/17

Letter from Grace Hamblin to WSC, thanks for "wonderful testimonial".

22 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/18-19

Letter from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC on his health, particularly the pain he was getting from his amputated leg.

2 folios
22 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/20

Telegram from WSC to Sir Abe Bailey, thanks for gift of partridges and duck [copy].

22 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/21

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to H.G. Wells, thanks on WSC's behalf, for signed copy of his latest book, Brynhild [carbon].

25 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/22-24

Letter from Raymond Guest to WSC, on his mother, Amy Guest's two missing British Passports.

27 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/25

Letter from WSC to Raymond Guest on Amy Guest's two missing British Passports [carbon].

07 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/26

Letter from WSC to Clifford Norton, Foreign Office, on Amy Guest's missing British Passports [carbon].

07 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/27

Telegram from Colin Brooks to [WSC], advising him not to dispose of investments [copy].

11 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/28

Letter from WSC to Raymond Guest on Amy Guest's two missing British Passports [carbon].

14 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/29

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, asking for his opinion of the US stock market [copy].

18 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/30

Letter from WSC to Brendan Bracken, apologies for inability to attend meeting of Stevenson Trustees [carbon].

18 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/31

Annual accounts of the Stevenson Memorial Fund.

1937
CHAR 1/300/32

Letter from Ava, Lady Waverley to WSC on her health [she was in a nursing home following an operation for appendicitis].

20 Oct [1937]
CHAR 1/300/33

Telegram from WSC to Lady Waverley, sympathy on illness [copy].

21 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/34

Letter from Brendan Bracken to WSC, reminder of annual meeting of Stevenson Trustees.

13 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/35

Letter from Bernard Baruch to WSC, on the U.S. stock markets, which had risen 30% overnight.

21 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/36

Letter from James Watts Jr to WSC, asking if he would support his application for membership of the Carlton Club.

19 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/37

Letter from WSC to James Watts Jr agreeing to support his application for membership of the Carlton Club [carbon].

22 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/38

Letter from WSC to Lord Clanwilliam, Chairman, Carlton Club, supporting James Watts' application for membership of the Club [carbon].

22 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/39-40

Letter from Sir Philip Sassoon, First Commissioner of Works, to WSC, explaining the reasons why the portrait of Lord Randolph Churchill was not hanging in the new smoking room of the House of Commons, promising that it would be placed there in the near future.

22 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/41

Telegram from WSC to Sir Philip Sassoon, thanks for explanation why the portrait of Lord Randolph Churchill was not hanging in the new smoking room of the House of Commons.

22 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/42

Letter from James Watts Jr to WSC, thanks for supporting application for membership of the Carlton Club.

23 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/43

Letter from Lord Clanwilliam to WSC on James Watts' application for membership of the Carlton Club.

23 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/44

Letter from Esmond, Lord Rothermere to WSC, sending cheque for WSC's winnings at bezique.

25 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/45

Letter from the P.S. to Lord Ivor Churchill to Violet Pearman, thanks for information about Lady Waverley's illness.

25 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/46

Letter from Sir Maurice Bonham Carter to WSC, on WSC's investment in his television company, Scophony Ltd, offering to give him a demonstration.

26 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/47

Letter from Monica Davies, PS to Brendan Bracken, to Violet Pearman, asking WSC to sign and return Deed of Covenant for the Stevenson Memorial Trust.

27 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/48

Letter from Violet Pearman to Monica Davies, returning Deed of Covenant, signed by WSC [carbon].

28 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/49

Letter from WSC to Sir Maurice Bonham Carter, declining invitation to see demonstration of television [carbon].

28 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/300/50

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, commenting on the European situation, and on Brendan Bracken and the Duke of Windsor's visits to the U.S.A. [copy].

02 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/300/51

Letter from Sir Patrick Donner to WSC, asking him to read Donner's speech in the House the previous day, also asking for signed photograph of WSC.

[Nov 1937]
CHAR 1/300/52

Telegram from WSC to Lord Beaverbrook, declining invitation [copy].

12 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/300/53-54

Telegram from Lord Beaverbrook to WSC.

04 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/300/55

Telegram from WSC to Lord Beaverbrook, best wishes for voyage to U.S.A. on the Normandie [copy].

[Nov 1937]
CHAR 1/300/56-57

Letter from WSC to Lord Astor of Hever, declining invitation to shoot at Hever, commenting on the report on his speech on Kipling in The Times, and on his intention to visit Hever to paint [carbon and draft].

20 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/300/58

Letter from Lord Astor of Hever to WSC, disappointment that WSC would not be able to shoot at Hever on 18 Dec.

21 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/300/59

Letter from Malcolm Macdonald to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of his father Ramsay Macdonald, mentioning RM's admiration for WSC.

01 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/60

Letter from Lord Astor of Hever to WSC, asking where he could obtain a painting table for his step-daughter, Margaret Myddleton.

06 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/61

Letter from Violet Pearman to Lord Astor of Hever, giving details of the maker of WSC's painting tables, F.W. Thomas of Frinton [carbon].

08 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/62

Letter from WSC to P.C. Vellacott, accepting invitation to judge speaking competition at Harrow School [carbon].

07 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/63

Telegram from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC, arrangements for meeting [copy].

07 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/64

Telegram from WSC to Sir Abe Bailey, arrangements for meeting [copy].

07 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/65

Letter from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC, hoping to meet before Bailey's departure for South Africa on 17 Dec.

05 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/66

Letter from P.C. Vellacott, Harrow School, to WSC, pleasure that WSC was able to judge speaking competition.

08 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/67

Letter from Lord Rothermere to WSC, sending cheque [for £1100] in settlement of debt [for the second year in succession WSC had drunk no spirits], offering to repeat the bet for the following year.

09 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/68

Telegram from CSC to John Wheldon, pleasure at being able to attend his wedding, sending WSC's apologies [copy].

19 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/300/69

Letter from John Wheldon to WSC, thanks for wedding present.

12 Sep [1937]
CHAR 1/300/70

Letter from Lord Astor of Hever to Violet Pearman, thanks for information about maker of painting tables.

14 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/71

Letter from General Sir Hugh Elles to WSC, thanks for letter.

16 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/72

Letter from Sir Abe Bailey to WSC, on his departure for South Africa.

16 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/73

Letter from Lady Cholmondeley to WSC, on enjoyment of his visit to Houghton Hall.

14 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/74

Letter from Lord Rothermere to WSC, on renewal of bet with Randolph Churchill, and on his disappointment that he would not be able to entertain WSC at his villa in Monte Carlo.

20 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/75

Letter from Ava, Lady Waverley to WSC, on the death of her first husband, Ralph Wigram, asking him to come to the funeral.

[02 Jan 1937]
CHAR 1/300/76

Letter from Ava, Lady Waverley to WSC, congratulations on speech in House of Commons [WSC spoke on Foreign Affairs on 21 Dec], also on sadness on anniversary of death of Ralph Wigram.

22 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/77

Card from Ava, Lady Waverley to WSC, on funeral of Ralph Wigram.

[02 Jan 1937]
CHAR 1/300/78

Letter from Ava, Lady Waverley to WSC, asking him to visit.

[1937]
CHAR 1/300/79

Telegram from Lord Camrose to WSC, Christmas greetings [copy].

23 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/80

Christmas card from Sir Henry Strakosch, with picture of the Coronation.

[Dec 1937]
CHAR 1/300/81

Christmas card from the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, signed "Wallis" and "Edward".

[Dec 1937]
CHAR 1/300/82

Christmas card from Lord and Lady Cholmondeley, with picture of Houghton Hall by night.

[Dec 1937]
CHAR 1/300/83

Christmas card from Consuelo Balsan.

[Dec 1937]
CHAR 1/300/84

Letter from Lord Duncan-Sandys to WSC, thanks for gift of silver inkstand, also congratulations on speech on Foreign Affairs on 21 Dec.

25 Dec [1937]
CHAR 1/300/85

Letter from Leonie, Lady Leslie to WSC, New Year greetings, also commenting on Irish affairs, calling the new Constitution a "nebulous hermaphrodite".

29 Dec [1937]
CHAR 1/300/86

Letter from WSC to Maxine Elliott, on his visit to her villa in the South of France, also on prospect of his first meeting with the Duke of Windsor since the Abdication, describing himself as a "devoted servant".

30 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/300/87

Letter from Maxine Elliott to WSC, on his visit to her villa in the South of France.

27 Dec [1937]
CHAR 1/300/88

Prescription from Scott et Fils, Chemists, Neuilly, for dealing with irritated bowels.

Feb 1935
CHAR 1/300/89

Letter from Baroness Goldschmidt-Rothschild to WSC.

[1937]
CHAR 1/300/90-91

Letter from Lady Ravensdale to WSC, congratulations on speech at dinner in aid of the Musicians Benevolent Fund, also on her enjoyment of Great Contemporaries.

[Nov 1937]
CHAR 1/300/92

Note of message from Philip Guedalla on possibility of meeting.

[1937]
CHAR 1/300/93

Letter from Daisy Fellowes to WSC, sending gift of book.

[1937]