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CHAR 1/307 Personal: Chartwell [Kent] Estate: Trade circulars and Business letters.

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CHAR 1/307/1

Letter from Charles H. Pugh Ltd to WSC, offering demonstration of 30" Atco Mower.

14 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/307/2

Letter from Charles H. Pugh Ltd to Violet Pearman, on demonstration of 30" Atco Mower at Chartwell.

20 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/307/3

Letter from Associated Purchasers to WSC, sending H. Pattisson's catalogue of lawn mowers.

20 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/307/4

Letter from Associated Purchasers to WSC, on demonstration of a Pattisson's Long Grass Cutter at Chartwell.

23 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/307/5

Letter from Associated Purchasers to WSC, on demonstration of a Pattisson's Long Grass Cutter at Chartwell.

27 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/307/6

Letter from Associated Purchasers to Violet Pearman on demonstration of a Pattisson's Long Grass Cutter at Chartwell on 29 July.

28 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/307/7

Letter from Violet Pearman to Associated Purchasers, on invoice from Maynard &Godfrey for motor scythe for use at Chartwell [carbon].

24 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/8

Letter from Associated Purchasers to Violet Pearman, on invoice from Maynard &Godley for motor scythe for use at Chartwell.

25 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/9

Telegram from WSC to Benham &Sons, asking for more detailed estimate of work [copy].

22 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/10

Letter from Benham &Sons Ltd on problems of fitting new boiler at Chartwell.

24 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/11

Letter from Lilian Bosanquet, Chartwell Cottage, to WSC, asking for her fence bordering Chartwell to be replaced [it had been removed by WSC's builders when work began].

10 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/307/12

Letter from WSC to Lilian Bosanquet, apologies for taking down her fence, offering to replace it [carbon].

13 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/307/13-14

Letter from Violet Pearman to Burgess Products Ltd, asking for 1¼ sq yds of Burgess Accousti-Pad material for soundproofing pump, with printed leaflet for Accousti-Pad [carbon].

25 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/15

Letter from G.B. Chapman Ltd, Animal Dealers, London, to WSC, quoting £37 10s for Stanley Crane annotated by VP, "declined, too expensive".

13 May 1937
CHAR 1/307/16

Letter from Cuprinol Ltd to Violet Pearman, on use of "Super Cuprinol" at Chartwell.

28 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/17

Letter from Violet Pearman to Cuprinol Ltd,. on use of "Super Cuprinol" at Chartwell [carbon].

27 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/18-19

Letter from Cuprinol Limited to WSC, on the aroma left following treatment of a room at Chartwell with "Super Cuprinol" advising the treatment of the affected beams with a transparent hard drying varnish.

22 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/20

Letter from Col. J.G. Brockbank, Director, Cuprinol Ltd. to Violet Pearman, on inspection of room at Chartwell treated with "Super Cuprinol".

13 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/21

Letter from Violet Pearman to Cuprinol Ltd, on the "serious inconvenience" caused by treatment of oak beams in CSC's sitting room with "Super Cuprinol", the smell of which pervaded the whole house if the door was left open [carbon].

10 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/22

Letter from Violet Pearman to Cuprinol Limited, advising that CSC's sitting room at Chartwell was available for spraying, asking for work to be carried our immediately as WSC was hoping to let the house in July and August [carbon].

29 May 1937
CHAR 1/307/23-24

Letter from Cuprinol Ltd to Violet Pearman, on treatment of CSC's sitting room at Chartwell, asking for details of mains voltage.

28 May 1937
CHAR 1/307/25

Letter from Cuprinol Ltd to Violet Pearman, confirming that work on CSC's sitting room would be carried out on 3- 4 June, asking for the room to be cleared.

31 May 1937
CHAR 1/307/26

Letter from Cuprinol Ltd to WSC, agreeing to meet bill for treatment of ceiling of CSC's sitting room at Chartwell, asking if treatment had been successful.

15 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/307/27

Letter from WSC to Cuprinol Ltd., confirming that treatment of ceiling of CSC's sitting room at Chartwell had been completely successful, thanking the firm for their courtesy and good faith.

19 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/307/28

Letter from East Surrey Water Co. to WSC, estimate for fitting First Aid Fire Reel at Chartwell, £26, and for fitting two hose points, which could deal with small fires, £4 12s 6d.

17 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/29

Letter from Violet Pearman to East Surrey Water Co., accepting estimate for fitting two hose points at Chartwell, asking for work to be carried out immediately, stating what WSC did not wish to buy the First Aid Fire Reel, but may do so later [carbon].

20 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/30-31

Letter from W.E. Fretwell to WSC, estimate for ventilating the kitchen at Chartwell, £150.

02 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/32

Letter from Violet Pearman to W.E. Fretwell, asking for advice on shutting down swimming pool boiler for the winter [carbon].

18 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/33

Letter from W.E. Fretwell to WSC, instructions for shutting down swimming pool boiler for the winter.

25 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/34-35

Letter from Hammond &Hussey Ltd. Ironmongers, Croydon, to WSC on hire of plant.

11 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/307/36-39

Estimate from Hammond &Hussey Ltd, Ironmongers, £12 12s for supplying rolling steel shutters.

03 May 1937
CHAR 1/307/40

Letter from Hammond &Hussey Ltd to WSC, on supply of Crittall Windows.

10 May 1937
CHAR 1/307/41-44

Letter from Hammond &Hussey to WSC, recommending use of shellac varnish and special water resisting paint for painting cement water tanks that had previously been treated with black bitumen.

05 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/307/45-46

Letter from Violet Pearman to Harrods Ltd., complaining about death of plants supplied for ponds at Chartwell, and the non-arrival of promised replacements, also on discrepancy in advice between Harrods and the London Zoo on the best proportion of males to females for Golden Orfe [carbon].

17 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/47

Letter from Harrods Ltd to Violet Pearman, on replacement plants for ponds at Chartwell, also suggesting visit by the manager of the Live Stock Department to settle "divergence of opinion" between the Live Stock Dept and the London Zoo on the best proportion of males to females for Golden Orfe.

17 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/48-49

Letter from Harrods Ltd to Violet Pearman, confirming that representatives of the Live Stock Department would visit Chartwell on 24 Sept.

22 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/50

Letter from WSC to Richard Burbidge, Managing Director, Harrods, on successful visit of members of the Live Stock Department over Golden Orfe, praising Sidney Plater of the Live Stock Dept [carbon].

27 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/51

Letter from Harrods Ltd to WSC, acknowledging receipt of letter of 27 Sept.

04 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/307/52-54

Letter from Lilian P. Bosanquet, Chartwell Cottage, to WSC, on replacement of fencing between the two properties.

17 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/307/55

Note from Kathleen Hill to Violet Pearman on disposal of old iron from Chartwell.

28 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/307/56-57

Letter from Maynard &Godfrey to Violet Pearman, with particulars of the "Allen" Self-Propelled Motor Scythe, offering demonstration.

06 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/58

Letter from Maynard &Godfrey to Violet Pearman, on demonstration of Allen Motor Scythe at Chartwell on 10 Aug.

07 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/59

Letter from Maynard &Godfrey to Violet Pearman, on demonstration of Allen Motor Scythe at Chartwell.

13 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/60

Letter from Violet Pearman to Maynard &Godfrey Ltd., on WSC's decision to purchase Allen Self-Propelled Motor Scythe, asking if a set of finer knife blades could be fitted [carbon].

14 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/61

Letter from Maynard &Godfrey to Violet Pearman, on WSC's purchase of an Allen Self-Propelled Motor Scythe, confirming that a double speed bar, for closer cutting could be fitted.

16 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/62

Letter from Violet Pearman to Maynard &Godfrey Ltd., on WSC's purchase of Allen Self-Propelled Motor Scythe [carbon].

24 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/63

Letter from Maynard &Godfrey to Violet Pearman, on WSC's purchase of an Allen Self-Propelled Motor Scythe.

21 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/64

List of dealers in old iron in vicinity of Chartwell.

[1937]
CHAR 1/307/65-70

Quotations from S.N. Openshaw, Coal and Coke Merchant, Westerham, for coke for heating swimming pool at Chartwell.

May 1937-Jun 1937
CHAR 1/307/71-72

Letter from The Paterson Engineering Co., London to WSC, on inspection of Bath Water Filtration Plant at Chartwell, recommending use of greater quantities of "Voxsan".

31 May 1937
CHAR 1/307/73

Letter from The Paterson Engineering Co., London to WSC, confirming receipt of order for a set of pump coupling brushes and bottles of "A" and "C" solution for swimming pool at Chartwell.

02 Jun 1937
CHAR 1/307/74

Letter from The Paterson Engineering Co., London to Violet Pearman, confirming despatch of bottles of "A" and "C" solution for swimming pool at Chartwell.

07 Jun 1937
CHAR 1/307/75

Letter from Violet Pearman to Powerplus Electric Plant Co., complaining about high call-out charge as their engineers were unable to solve problem with pump.

24 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/76-77

Account from Powerplus Electric Plant Co., London, £6 14s 6d, for service of pump at Chartwell, with covering note from Violet Pearman stating that the bill was very high as the Powerplus engineers were unable to solve the problem.

09 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/78

Letter from Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. to WSC, on visit to Chartwell to prepare estimate for fitting additional electrical heating.

02 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/307/79

Letter from Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. to Violet Pearman, on provision of separate accounts for the two cottages at Chartwell.

03 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/307/80-81

Estimate from Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. for fitting Heating Plug and Fire in the Studio at Chartwell, ££6 14s [annotated "Yes, if can proceed at once"].

09 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/307/82

Letter from Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. to Violet Pearman, giving details of electricity consumption in the two staff cottages at Chartwell.

20 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/83

Letter from Violet Pearman to Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co., asking them to replace dynamos in the boiler rooms at Chartwell [carbon].

29 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/84-86

Letter from Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. to WSC, estimate for supplying electric pump for fish pool at Chartwell, £17 10s, enclosing leaflet on the "Seaton" Centrifugal Pump [annotated "consider again"].

02 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/307/87

Letter from Sevenoaks Rural District Council to WSC, on proposed garage at Chartwell in front of the building line, asking if he would be prepared to give an undertaking to remove the garage if called upon to do so at any future time.

21 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/88

Letter from WSC to Sevenoaks Rural District Council, on reluctance to give undertaking to remove garage in front of the building line at Chartwell if called upon to do so at any future time, asking for permission to proceed with building [carbon].

23 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/89

Letter from Sevenoaks R.D.C. to WSC, giving planning permission for garage at Chartwell.

29 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/90

Letter from WSC to Sevenoaks R.D.C., thanks for letter giving planning permission for garage at Chartwell, expressing thanks for courtesy and consideration given by Council staff [carbon].

30 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/307/91

Letter from Stuart Turner Ltd, Engineers, Henley, to WSC, on repair of pump, also advising on soundproofing, recommending use of Burgess Accousti-pad.

13 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/307/92

Letter from Stuart Turner Ltd, Engineers, Henley, to Violet Pearman, on WSC's satisfaction with small pump recently supplied.

06 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/307/93-95

Notes on centrifugal pumps and soundproofing material.

Oct 1937
CHAR 1/307/96

Letter from Violet Pearman to Stuart Turner Ltd, ordering large Stuart Centrifugal Pump at £5 17s 6d [carbon].

05 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/307/97

Letter from Voxsan Ltd to WSC, acknowledging receipt of order for 20 gallons of "Voxsan".

25 May 1937
CHAR 1/307/98

Letter from WSC to John Wood, Accountant, apologies for not being able to send farm account books due to illness of Grace Hamblin [carbon].

12 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/307/99

Pamphlet on Cement Rendering, produced by the Cement and Concrete Association.

[1937]
CHAR 1/307/100

Catalogue of Atco Motor Mowers produced by Charles H. Pugh Ltd, Birmingham.

[1937]
CHAR 1/307/101

Catalogue of Golf Course Requisites produced by H. Pattisson &Co. Ltd, Stanmore.

Jun 1937
CHAR 1/307/102-104

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley to WSC, reporting on inspection of Chartwell, indicating that there was "every reasonable prospect" of finding a buyer for the house in the near future, and that he should offer the house at £25,000 and consider offers between £20,000 and 25,000.

06 Nov 1937