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CHAR 1/309 Personal: Trade circulars and business letters.

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CHAR 1/309/1

Alphabetical divider - A.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/2-5

Account from American Express Co., Inc., £8 8s 8d for duty on imported cigars.

28 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/6

Account from Equitable Cigar Stands, New York, $61.75 for 500 cigars.

16 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/7

Letter from Associated London Properties to WSC, asking for reference for Victor Oliver, who had applied for tenancy of flat.

23 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/8

Letter from Violet Pearman to Associated London Properties, confirming that Victor Oliver would be a suitable tenant for one of their properties [carbon].

23 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/9

Letter from Associated London Properties to WSC, on reference for Victor Oliver, insisting on a personally signed letter, not one from a secretary.

27 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/10

Letter from WSC to Associated London Properties, confirming that Victor Oliver would be a suitable tenant for one of their properties [carbon].

31 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/11

Alphabetical divider - B.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/12-13

Letter from Violet Pearman to Berry Bros., Wine Merchants, ordering 10 dozen and 11 bottles of 1921 Pol Roger Champagne on behalf of WSC [carbon].

11 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/309/14

Letter from Berry Bros to Violet Pearman, confirming receipt of WSC's order for 10 dozen and 11 bottles of 1921 Pol Roger.

12 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/309/15-16

Letter from Violet Pearman to S. Byford, Caretaker, Rosetti Studios, Flood Street, sending cheque for £1 17s 6d for WSC's 6 week tenancy of Neville Lytton's Studio [carbon].

21 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/17

Letter from S. Byford to Violet Pearman, acknowledging receipt of WSC's cheque for £1 17s 6d for 6 week tenancy of Neville Lytton's Studio at Rosetti Studios, Flood Street.

[Jan 1937]
CHAR 1/309/18-19

Letter from WSC to Col. J.G. Bill, City &West End Properties Ltd. asking if they would be willing to prolong his tenancy of 11 Morpeth Mansions for a further five years at the same rental [carbon].

21 Jun 1937
CHAR 1/309/20

Letter from Col. J.G. Bill, City &West End Properties Ltd. to WSC, asking for permission to inspect WSC's flat at 11 Morpeth Mansions before reaching decision about extending tenancy.

25 Jun 1937
CHAR 1/309/21-22

Letter from Violet Pearman to Col. J.G. Bill, City &West End Properties Ltd. giving WSC's apologies for not being able to meet, asking Bill to write in the first instance [carbon].

26 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/23

Letter from Col. J.G. Bill, City &West End Properties Ltd. to WSC, asking for meeting to discuss renewal of WSC's lease on flat at 11 Morpeth Mansions.

10 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/24

Letter from Col. J.G. Bill, City &West End Properties Ltd to WSC, suggesting renewal of lease on 11 Morpeth Mansions for five years with increased annual rental from £400 to £420.

27 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/25

Letter from WSC to Col. J.G. Bill, City &West End Properties Ltd. agreeing to five year renewal of lease on 11 Morpeth Mansions at annual rental of £420.

31 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/26

Letter from Col. J.G. Bill, City &West End Properties Ltd to WSC, sending lease agreement for 11 Morpeth Mansions, asking him to sign and return.

10 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/309/27

Letter from Violet Pearman to Col. J.G. Bill, City &West End Properties Ltd. returning lease agreement signed by WSC [carbon].

24 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/309/28

Letter from City &West End Properties Ltd to WSC, sending lease of 11 Morpeth Mansions.

21 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/309/29

Letter from City &West End Properties to WSC, pointing out that, having signed a reversionary lease for 11 Morpeth Mansions, starting at Midsummer 1938, he would not be able to determine it before Midsummer 1939.

18 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/309/30

Alphabetical divider - C.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/31-33

Letter from Kent County Council, Licences Dept, to Violet Pearman, on WSC's declaration for Establishment licences for 1937, namely Armorial Bearings on motor car and silver £2 2s and seven male servants (3 gardeners, chauffeur, butler, odd man, house carpenter) £5 5s.

05 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/34

Letter from Violet Pearman to Kent County Council, Licences Dept, on WSC's declaration for Establishment licences for 1937.

06 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/35

Letter from Violet Pearman to Kent County Council, Licences Dept, asking if it was necessary to licence the Chartwell estate lorry which would not be used frequently on public roads [carbon].

08 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/36

Letter from Kent County Council, Licences Dept, to Violet Pearman indicating that if the Chartwell estate lorry was not used for more that 1000 yards a week on public roads it would be exempt from taxation.

09 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/37

Letter from Violet Pearman to Kent County Council, Licences Dept, on licensing of Chartwell estate lorry [carbon].

19 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/38

Letter from Violet Pearman to Kent County Council, Licences Dept, on licensing of Chartwell estate lorry [carbon].

10 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/309/39-40

Letter from Violet Pearman to Kent County Council, Licences Dept, on licensing of Chartwell estate lorry [carbon].

06 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/309/41

Letter from Violet Pearman to Kent County Council, Licences Dept, confirming that WSC wished to cancel licence for Chartwell estate lorry [carbon].

30 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/42-43

Letter from Kent County Council, Licences Dept, to Violet Pearman, indicating that if the maximum weekly mileage of the Chartwell estate lorry on public roads was no more than 1000 yards it would not require a Road Fund Licence, enclosing leaflet on the surrender of licences.

27 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/309/44

Alphabetical divider - D.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/45-47

Letter from Discavox Dictating Machine Co. to WSC, enclosing leaflets on disc dictating machines.

12 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/309/48

Letter from Discavox Dictating Machine Co. to WSC, on demonstration of disc dictating machine at Chartwell.

18 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/309/49

Letter from Discavox Dictating Machine Co. to WSC, giving price of disc dictating machine, £70.

19 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/309/50

Letter from Violet Pearman to Discavox Dictating Machine Co., on trial of disc dictating machine [carbon].

20 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/309/51

Letter from John Harvey, P.S. to Lord Cherwell, to Violet Pearman, on delay in trial of dictaphone.

07 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/309/52

Letter from Violet Pearman to John Harvey, P.S. to Lord Cherwell, on delay in trial of dictaphone [carbon].

10 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/309/53

Letter from Discavox Dictating Machine Co. to WSC, asking if he had reached decision over purchase of disc dictating machine.

20 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/309/54

Letter from WSC to Discavox Dictating Machine Co., on trial of dictaphone, asking to extend trial for a further month [carbon].

23 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/309/55-56

Letter from Discavox Dictating Machine Co. to WSC, agreeing to extended trial of dictaphone.

29 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/309/57-58

Alphabetical dividers - E-F.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/59

Letter from Frazier Jelke &Co. to WSC, report on Worthington Pump &Machinery Co., recommending retention of the stock.

23 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/309/60-61

Alphabetical dividers - I-M.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/62-63

Letter from Mallett &Sons, Jewellers, London, to WSC, sending antique silver cake basket on instructions of Brendon Bracken.

20 May 1937
CHAR 1/309/64-68

Letter from R.B. Andrew, Minimax Ltd to WSC, reporting on inspection of Minimax fire extinguishers at Chartwell, recommending purchase of an additional soda acid machine to be installed near staircase leading to basement, also recommending installation of chain ladder fire escape, enclosing catalogue of Minimax extinguishers and fire escapes.

29 May 1937
CHAR 1/309/69-70

Letter from Violet Pearman to Minimax Ltd., ordering Frowave Froth extinguisher at £4 10s, and asking them to arrange for staff training in use of extinguishers [carbon].

06 Jun 1937
CHAR 1/309/71

Alphabetical dividers - O-P.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/72

Letter from Passport Office to Violet Pearman, on renewal of WSC's passport until July 1941.

24 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/73

Letter from Henry Poole &Co., Tailors, London, to Violet Pearman, notification that waistcoat ordered by WSC was ready for fitting.

11 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/309/74

Letter from Violet Pearman to John Pound &Co. Ltd, on repair of despatch case [carbon].

04 May 1937
CHAR 1/309/75

Estimate from John Pound &Co., London, for repair of despatch case.

27 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/309/76-78

Secretary's note on need for new brushes.

Sep 1937
CHAR 1/309/79

Alphabetical divider - Q-R.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/80

Letter from Violet Pearman to Visible Writing Machine Co., accepting estimate for repair of Royal typewriter [carbon].

04 May 1937
CHAR 1/309/81-82

Letter from Visible Writing Machine Co. to Violet Pearman, enclosing estimate for repair of Royal typewriter, (£3 17s 4d), pointing out that the machine was 14 years old, and that in the long term it would be cheaper to replace it with a new model.

28 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/309/83

Letter from Violet Pearman to Visible Writing Machine Co., asking for estimate for fitting Great Primer type to two Royal typewriters [carbon].

14 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/84-87

Letter from Visible Writing Machine Co. to Violet Pearman, enclosing specimens of Medium Roman, Elite and Pica types on Royal typewriters.

25 Jun 1937
CHAR 1/309/88

Alphabetical divider - S.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/89

Letter from Violet Pearman to Sodastream Ltd., sending cheque for £13 in settlement of account [carbon].

16 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/309/90-91

Estimate from Sharples Ltd for relining brakes and clutch on Daimler motor car, £12 15s.

Aug 1937
CHAR 1/309/92-100

Letter from Sodastream Ltd to WSC, enclosing literature on the Sodastream Aerated Water Apparatus, with note that WSC would keep machine, paying 15s monthly.

30 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/309/101

Letter from Violet Pearman to Spink &Son Ltd., sending WSC's medals and decorations, so that they could be cleaned and the new Coronation Medal added [carbon].

10 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/309/102

Letter from Spink &Son Ltd., acknowledging receipt of WSC's medals and decorations.

11 Aug 1937
CHAR 1/309/103

Letter from Violet Pearman to Stiles &Sons Ltd., on picture framing [carbon].

30 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/309/104

Letter from Violet Pearman to Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. Ltd., accepting estimate for fitting tubular heaters in the study at Chartwell, also enquiring about fire alarms linked to three cottages [carbon].

20 Sep 1937
CHAR 1/309/105-106

Estimate from Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. Ltd., for fitting tubular heaters in the study at Chartwell.

07 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/107

Letter from Alfred J. Salisbury to WSC, sending details of pumps.

31 Jul 1937
CHAR 1/309/108

Letter from F. Woodgate to [ ] Hills, on visit to Chartwell to see heifer, "Lullenden Helen".

08 Jun 1937
CHAR 1/309/109

Letter from F. Woodgate to Violet Pearman, on weekly delivery of 2lb of butter, and on possibility of "Lullenden Helen" being in calf.

21 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/309/110

Alphabetical divider - W.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/111-112

Booklet CO2 Therapy - The Direct Application of Carbon Dioxide in Dental Treatment.

[1937]
CHAR 1/309/113

Leaflet on the Lee Guinness Hydro-Pulsator.

[1937]