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CHAR 1/343/1

Telegram from CSC to Sir Robert Ho Tung, (Hong Kong), thanks for Christmas gift of China tea [copy].

02 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/2-3

Letter from Sir Robert Ho Tung (Seymour Road, Hong Kong) to CSC, sending Christmas gift of China tea, and commenting on the political and military situation in China and its effect on Hong Kong "Refugees, wounded soldiers wounded civilians and pauperised merchants have been pouring into this little island refuge from all parts of China. Trade is practically at a standstill.

23 Nov 1938
CHAR 1/343/4

Letter from WSC to Rosa Maude, thanking her for letter, and promising to see her on his return from France [carbon].

02 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/5

Letter from Rosa Maude to WSC, thanks for photograph, asking for meeting and sending new year greetings.

01 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/6

Telegram from WSC to Lord Hankey, congratulations on peerage in New Year Honours [copy].

05 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/7

Telegram from WSC to Eric Loder, thanks for welcome to Cannes, looking forward to meeting [copy].

08 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/8

Letter from Eric Loder (Golfe-Juan, France) to WSC, welcome to Cannes, sending gift "to warm you through the first days of 1939".

01 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/9

Letter from Camille Chautemps (Vice-President of the Council, Paris) to WSC, returning new year greetings.

02 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/10

Letter from Paul Maze (Kinnerton St., London W1), to WSC, best wishes for holiday in South of France.

02 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/11

Letter from Lord Ivor Churchill (John St., London W1) to WSC, reminder of the service he "promised to perform for Paul Maze", confirming that he had written an a 1300 word artists appreciation of Maze, asking WSC to deal with the more personal side in a few sentences.

03 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/12-13

Letter from Lord Ivor Churchill (John St., London W1) to WSC, commenting on WSC's appreciation of Paul Maze, in which he had made a few changes.

[Jan 1939]
CHAR 1/343/14

Letter from Lord Ivor Churchill to WSC, stating that he did not feel able to write draft preface to catalogue of exhibition of Paul Maze's paintings in New York for WSC to sign "it is ridiculous for a writer of your stature to sign the inferior sort of stuff I am likely to produce", asking WSC to write a small personal foreword, and he would produce a longer artistic appreciation.

[Jan 1939]
CHAR 1/343/15

Telegram from WSC to Lord Rothermere, pointing out that bet did not expire until 17 July [1940].

15 Jan 1940
CHAR 1/343/16

Letter from Lord Rothermere (s.s. Urania, Mombasa) to WSC, on intention to renew bet for the forthcoming year, also on his forthcoming legal case in Cape Town, in which he was fighting a large income tax claim.

27 Dec 1939
CHAR 1/343/17

Letter from WSC to Jean-Paul Boncour, thanks for Christmas greetings and postcard of the Senate [carbon].

16 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/18

Postcard from Jean-Paul Boncour (Ancien President du Conseil, Paris) to WSC, [? Christmas greetings] in French.

25 [Dec 1938]
CHAR 1/343/19

Telegram from WSC to [CSC], "Parke letter received have written Guiana. All Well" [copy].

23 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/20

Telegram from F A Lindemann to WSC, apologies for not being able to meet at weekend due to prior engagement.

25 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/21

Letter from WSC to Sir Guy Fleetwood Wilson, thanks for sending account of his public service "it is indeed a remarkable record" [carbon].

28 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/22

Telegram from WSC to Sir Guy Fleetwood Wilson, asking for copy of his record of public service [copy].

10 Dec 1938
CHAR 1/343/23-24

Letter from Sir Guy Fleetwood Wilson (Gloucester Place, London W1) to WSC, on his life and health, asking if WSC would be interested in seeing copy of account of his public service.

08 Dec 1938
CHAR 1/343/25

Visiting card of Helene Vacaresco (rue de Chaillot, Paris XVI) "your faithful admirer and friend" [sent with gift].

[1939]
CHAR 1/343/26

Letter from the ps to WSC to Sir Edward Marsh, sending letter from Eric L Roberts [carbon].

28 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/27

Letter from the ps to WSC to Andre David, thanks for gift of book "Mon pere repondez-moi" [carbon].

30 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/28

Letter from Lady Gwendeline Churchill (Chester Terrace, London NW1) to WSC, on the safety of her daughter Clarissa, who was studying in Paris, asking if she should "get her back before anything happens".

29 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/29

Letter from WSC to Lady Gwendeline Churchill, on the safety of Clarissa Churchill in Paris "I don't think danger is imminent, not, at any rate for a fortnight or so, and as the Dictators hope to terrify us into submission, there will probably be plenty of grimacing and warnings beforehand", advising her to write to Lady Phipps [wife of the British Ambassador], asking her to let Clarissa know when to quit, the letter concludes "How indescribably bloody everything is!" [carbon] Pub CV V, Part 3, p.1354.

30 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/30

Letter from I C Farrington (ps to Lord Beaverbrook, Shoe Lane, London EC4) to the ps to WSC, WSC had advised Lord Beaverbrook to read a particular chapter in Lord Birkenhead's "Strafford", Beaverbrook had now obtained a copy of the book, but had forgotten the chapter.

30 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/31

Letter from the ps to WSC to I C Farrington (ps to Lord Beaverbrook), advising Lord Beaverbrook to read Chapter IV (Men in Power) of Lord Birkenhead's "Strafford [carbon].

31 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/343/32

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch (New York) "Your man is Grand, Every Good Wish" [copy].

02 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/33

Letter from Maxine Elliott (Chateau de l'Horizon, Golfe- Juan, France) to WSC.

03 Feb [1939]
CHAR 1/343/34-36

Letter from Maxine Elliott (Chateau de l'Horizon, Golfe- Juan, France) to WSC.

01 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/37

Telegram from WSC to The Duke of Westminster (Chateau de Saint Saens, Seine Inferieure, France), declining invitation to visit Eaton Hall on 23 March [copy].

06 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/38

Telegram from The Duke of Westminster (Chateau de Saint Saens, Seine Inferieure, France), to WSC, invitation to visit Eaton Hall on 23 March.

04 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/343/39

Telegram from WSC to Maxine Elliott, (Chateau de l'Horizon, Golfe-Juan, France) "Plans received most admirable" [copy].

06 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/40

Telegram from WSC to Ava Wigram [later Lady Anderson, then Lady Waverley], regretting that he could not find an opportunity to see her friend, Robert de Traz. [copy].

07 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/41

Letter from Ava Wigram [later Lady Anderson, then Lady Waverley] (Lord North St., London SW1) to WSC, asking if he would be willing to meet Robert de Traz, a French writer, who had just completed a book about the Brontes.

03 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/42

Letter from Pamela, Lady Lytton (Chester St., London SW1), to WSC, asking if she could come to the Focus meeting annotated with copy of WSC's reply , 7 Feb, that an invitation had been posted to her some days ago, and that she was certainly expected.

[Feb 1939]
CHAR 1/343/43

Quotation from WSC "All comes out even at the end of the day. All will come out yet more even when all the days are ended".

Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/44

Telegram from Lord Chatfield to WSC, gratitude for message, regretting that he could not dine at the Other Club on Thursday [copy].

08 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/45

Telegram from WSC to Lord Chatfield, congratulations on appointment as Minister for Co-Ordination of Defence, hoping that he would be dining at the Other Club on Thursday [copy].

08 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/46

Telegram from WSC to Daisy Fellowes (Cap Martin, France), thanks for "delightful" photographs [copy].

09 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/47

Letter from Jeanne de Casals (Little Chart, Kent) to WSC, thanks for agreeing to write in her book.

12 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/48

Letter from WSC to Herbert Bayard Swope, thanks for gift of the World Almanac [carbon].

14 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/49

Letter from Herbert Bayard Swope ((Rockefeller Plaza, New York) to WSC, sending gift of the World Almanac.

20 Dec 1938
CHAR 1/343/50

Telegram from WSC to Pamela, Lady Lytton, pleasure that she enjoyed "Focus" meeting addressed by Lord Halifax [copy].

14 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/51

Letter from Pamela, Lady Lytton (Knebworth House, Herts) to WSC, on her enjoyment of Lord Halifax's speech to "Focus" luncheon.

[12 Feb 1939]
CHAR 1/343/52

Letter from WSC to Harcourt Johnstone, thanks for opportunity of meeting Professor Robin, regretting that he was unable to do so, as he was spending every possible night at Chartwell, in order to complete the History of the English Speaking Peoples [carbon].

14 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/53

Telephone message from Harcourt Johnstone to WSC, dinner invitation to meet Professor Robin.

14 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/54

Letter from WSC to Daisy Fellowes, interest in learning that her "learned historical friend" Mr Jacoby was coming to England, promising to put him in contact with F A Lindemann and F W Deakin, the letter concludes "I think we are approaching the show-down, but there is certainly more confidence and resolution here than before." Part pub. CV V, Part 3, p.1370.

15 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/55-56

Letter from Daisy Fellowes (Cap Martin, France), to WSC, on life in the South of France, and on her "learned historical friend" Mr Jacoby was coming to England.

12 Feb [1939]
CHAR 1/343/57

Telegram from WSC to Maxine Elliott, (Chateau de l'Horizon, Golfe-Juan, France), "We think the plans [for a new cottage at Chartwell] are lovely and hope to execute them" [copy].

17 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/58

Telegram from WSC to H G Wells, thanks for gift of The Holy Terror [copy].

16 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/59

Letter from WSC to Daisy Fellowes (Cap Martin, France), on Sarah Churchill's visit to the Riviera to recover from a nose and throat operation, also on meeting with Mr Jacoby, who was helping him with chapter on Joan of Arc for History of the English Speaking Peoples, also commenting on the political situation "we are still waiting about here for our Italian and German pigs to grunt" [carbon].

24 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/60

Letter from WSC to Maxine Elliott, (Chateau de l'Horizon, Golfe-Juan, France), on Sarah Churchill's visit to the Riviera to recover from a nose and throat operation, also on his building plans at Chartwell "of course I shall not begin it for some time, and only if I am sure that there is no immediate danger of a calamity" [carbon].

24 Feb 1938
CHAR 1/343/61-62

Letter from Maxine Elliott (Chateau de l'Horizon, Golfe- Juan, France) to WSC.

10 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/63

Letter from Lord Lloyd (Hotel Vendome, Paris) to WSC, sympathy on influenza, commenting that he was tired of being "bustled round Europe on endless covert missions" without any thanks, thanking WSC for his support and encouragement.

28 Feb 1939
CHAR 1/343/64

Telegram from WSC to Daisy Fellowes, regretting that he had an engagement on 11 Mar [copy].

01 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/65

Note from 1st Lord Mottistone [earlier John Seely] to WSC, congratulations on speech.

[Mar 1939]
CHAR 1/343/66

Letter from Lord Halifax (Eaton Sq., London SW1), to WSC, thanks for telegram of sympathy on illness.

02 Mar [1939]
CHAR 1/343/67

Telegram from WSC to Sir Sidney Herbert, thanks for sympathy on illness [copy].

06 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/68-70

Letter from WSC to Douglas, 1st Lord Hailsham, on the possibility of George Leech painting a portrait of Ian Hogg, enclosing copies of letters from Sir William Nicholson and George Leech [carbon].

18 Nov 1939
CHAR 1/343/71-72

Letter from 1st Lord Hailsham (Bryanston Sq., London W1), to WSC, on the possibility of George Leech making a portrait of his brother, Ian Hogg, for presentation to the 4th Hussars, enclosing copy of letter to Leech [carbon].

22 Nov 1938
CHAR 1/343/73

Letter from WSC to Lt.-Colonel J S Cockburn, 4th Hussars, asking if the Regiment would like a portrait of Colonel Ian Hogg [carbon].

23 Nov 1938
CHAR 1/343/74

Letter from Lt.-Colonel J Scott Cockburn, (4th Queen's Own Hussars, Candahar Barracks, Tidworth), to WSC, on pleasure at prospect of receiving a portrait of Ian Hogg.

25 Nov 1938
CHAR 1/343/75

Letter from WSC to Lt.-Col. J S Cockburn, (4th Queen's Own Hussars, Candahar Barracks, Tidworth), on portrait of Ian Hogg [carbon].

26 Nov 1938
CHAR 1/343/76-78

Letter from Lt.-Col. J S Cockburn (4th Queen's Own Hussars, Candahar Barracks, Tidworth), to WSC, on portrait of Ian Hogg, for the Officer's Mess, also commenting on Randolph Churchill's first period of attachment to the Regiment, which had been a success, enclosing copy of letter to 1st Lord Hailsham.

29 Nov 1938
CHAR 1/343/79-80

Note from Mary Penman to WSC, that George Leech had finished portrait of Ian Hogg, and would bring it to show WSC the next day.

08 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/81

Telegram from WSC to Barbie Wallace, regretting that he had an engagement on 29 Mar [copy].

17 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/82

Letter from Barbie Wallace (Hill St., London W1) to WSC, invitation to dinner to celebrate her father's [Sir Edwin Lutyens] 70th birthday.

[Mar 1939]
CHAR 1/343/83

Letter from Alan Lennox Boyd (Ministry of Labour) to WSC, thanks for wedding present from the members of the India Defence League.

17 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/84

Invitation to wedding of Mavis De Vere Cole and Dr Mortimer Wheeler, annotated "send present of a book, Vol IV Marlborough".

16 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/85

Letter from Johnny Churchill to CSC, asking if he could come to Chartwell on 6 April, to redecorate the loggia, for a fee of £30 [annotated "yes"].

22 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/86

Telegram from Lord Lloyd to WSC, thanks for flowers and kind thoughts [copy].

24 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/87

Letter from Rosa Maude (Private Patients Wing, King's College Hospital) to WSC, thanks for cheque.

[Mar 1939]
CHAR 1/343/88

Letter from WSC to Rosa Maude, sympathy on illness and financial troubles, sending gift of £10 [carbon].

28 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/89

Letter from Rosa Maude (Private Patients Wing, King's College Hospital) to WSC, on health and financial difficulties.

26 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/90

Letter from Harry Crookshank (Pont St., London SW1) to WSC, thank for flowers and letter of sympathy on illness.

28 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/91

Note that Air Chief-Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding was very grateful for the return of his pipe, which he had left at Chartwell.

29 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/92

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, thanks for offer to house his grandchildren if trouble came, but declining as he felt the countryside fairly safe for children [copy].

[09] Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/93

Letter from the ps to WSC to Joseph E Davis, confirming that WSC was expecting to see him at Chartwell the following day [carbon].

31 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/94

Telegram from Lord Rothermere to WSC, thanks for review of his book.

06 Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/95

Letter from WSC to Lord Queensberry, declining dinner invitation [carbon].

06 Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/96

Letter from Lord Queensberry (Cheyne Walk, Chelsea) to WSC, invitation to dinner with Lord Vansittart, followed by backgammon.

04 Apr [1938]
CHAR 1/343/97

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Hailsham, on portrait of Ian Hogg for the 4th Hussars, asking what his share of the cost was [carbon].

06 Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/98

Letter from 1st Lord Hailsham (Bryanston Sq., London W1) to WSC on portrait of Ian Hogg, for the 4th Hussars, on choice of frame, and on WSC's offer to share the cost of the portrait.

04 Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/99

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Hailsham, on choice of frame for portrait of Ian Hogg for the 4th Hussars [carbon].

30 Mar 1939
CHAR 1/343/100-101

Telegram from Bernard Baruch (New York) to WSC, offering to house his grandchildren "if trouble comes".

09 Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/102-103

Letter from Dr Pierre Bres (Cannes, France) to WSC, on his health, and commenting on the political and military situation in France.

13 Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/104

Telegram from Sir Philip Sassoon to WSC, thanks for telegram of sympathy on illness.

20 Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/105

Telegram from WSC to Sir Philip Sassoon, sympathy on illness [copy].

19 Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/106

Letter from Victor, 3rd Lord Rothschild (Claridge's, Brook St., London W1) to WSC, thanks for advice "only the person concerned, you and I know about the matter we discussed".

24 Apr 1939
CHAR 1/343/107

Letter from Johnny Churchill (Ebury St., London SW1) to WSC, on his, and Peregrine Churchill's interview with Colonel A J Muirhead, of the Oxfordshire Yeomanry.

03 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/108

Letter from WSC to Johnny Churchill, pleasure that his interview with Colonel A J Muirhead of the Oxfordshire Yeomanry had gone well [carbon].

08 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/109

Letter from Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding (Gordon Avenue, Stanmore) to WSC, invitation to see the Fighter Command Operations Room.

12 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/110

Letter from Sir Edward Marsh (Raymond Buildings, Gray's Inn, London) to WSC, thanks for sending article looking "on the bright side", also for offering to write a "puff" for Marsh's book, A Number of People for use in America.

22 May [1939]
CHAR 1/343/111

Telegram from WSC to Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding, accepting invitation to visit Fighter Command Operations Room, suggesting 1 June [copy].

22 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/112

Letter from Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding (Gordon Avenue, Stanmore) to WSC, confirming arrangements for his visit to Fighter Command Operations Room at Bentley Priory on 1 June.

23 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/113

Letter from the ps to WSC to Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes, sending press cutting [carbon].

27 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/114

Note from Kathleen Hill to CSC, on arrangements for WSC and CSC's visit to Fighter Command HQ at Bentley Priory.

26 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/115

Telegram from WSC to Lt.-Col. J S Cockburn (4th Queen's Own Hussars, Candahar Barracks, Tidworth), thanks for letter of 25 May on portrait of Ian Hogg.

27 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/116

Letter from Lt.-Colonel J Scott Cockburn, (4th Queen's Own Hussars, Candahar Barracks, Tidworth), to WSC, thanks to WSC and 1st Lord Hailsham for portrait of Colonel Ian Hogg.

25 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/117

Letter from Johnny Churchill to WSC, asking him to read document written by a friend.

26 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/118

Letter from WSC to Johnny Churchill, regretting that he could not read his friend's document due to pressure of work [carbon].

28 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/119

Telegram from WSC to Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding regretting that his wife was unable to visit Fighter Command HQ on 1 June, asking if he could bring Prof. F A Lindemann [copy].

30 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/120

Telegram from Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding to WSC, giving permission for him to bring F A Lindemann to Fighter Command HQ on 1 June [copy].

30 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/121-123

Letter from WSC to Sir Edward Marsh, enclosing short note on Marsh's book A Number of People, for use in America [carbon, with ms draft of note in Marsh's hand].

01 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/124

Telegram from Hermione Cederstrom to CSC, accepting lunch invitation for 25 June [copy].

16 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/125

Telegram from WSC to Hermione Cederstrom, lunch invitation [copy].

14 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/126

Telegram from Oliver Locker-Lampson to WSC, giving his authority to act "though I would rather no-one knew that".

08 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/127-128

Letter from Hermione Cederstrom, asking if he would be willing to meet her cousin, Lord Ailwyn.

28 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/129-130

Letter from Maxine Elliott (Chateau de l'Horizon, Golfe- Juan, France) to WSC, on her health, also commenting on the political and military situation in France.

20 Jun [1939]
CHAR 1/343/131

Order of Service for funeral of Ivor, Lord Wimborne, Church of St Leodegaruis, Ashby St Ledgers [printed].

[Jun 1939]
CHAR 1/343/132-135

Letter from Alice, Lady Wimborne (Wimborne House, London SW1) to WSC, on the death of her husband, Ivor, and particularly on his great regard for WSC, and "Sunny", Duke of Marlborough.

21 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/136

Letter from Hon. Eric Long (School of Anti-Aircraft Defence, Biggin Hill) to WSC, asking if he could call to see him at Chartwell [annotated "alas an in London"].

22 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/137

Letter from Lord Trenchard (Dancers Hill House, Barnet) to WSC, asking for meeting to discuss "what I have lately heard from Germany" annotated "Lunch at Chartwell, 27.6.39.

23 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/138

Letter from Leo Amery to WSC, lunch invitation.

23 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/139

Telegram from WSC to Maxine Elliott (Chateau de l'Horizon, Golfe-Juan, France), pleasure at receiving her letter [copy].

27 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/140

Telegram from WSC to Leo Amery, declining lunch invitation "alas am toiling in the country" [copy].

[Jun 1939]
CHAR 1/343/141

Letter from Johnny Churchill (Ebury St., London SW1) to WSC, thanks for cheque for £40.

30 Jun 1939
CHAR 1/343/142

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch Jr., enquiring about the heath of his father [copy].

05 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/143

Letter from Bernard Baruch Jr (Beaver St., New York) to WSC, on the health of his father, who was recovering from a mastoid operation.

07 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/144

Telegram from Bernard Baruch Jr (Beaver St., New York) to WSC, on the health of his father, who left hospital the previous day, and was making a slow recovery [copy].

08 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/145

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch Jr (Beaver St., New York), asking him to pass on WSC's kindest regards to his father [carbon].

10 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/146-147

Letter from WSC to Sir Herbert Creedy, War Office, on his nephew, Peregrine Churchill, who had been offered a commission in the Oxfordshire Yeomanry but had found this difficult to combine with his work, establishing bomb proof shelters in London. WSC asks if he could be gazetted to the Oxfordshire Yeomanry, and then attached and seconded to his present war work [carbon].

12 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/148

Letter from WSC to Sir Herbert Creedy, War Office, thanks for help over obtaining commission for Peregrine Churchill [carbon].

30 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/149

Letter from WSC to Colonel A J Muirhead, on the question of a commission in the Oxfordshire Yeomanry for Peregrine Churchill [carbon].

30 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/150

Letter from Johnny Churchill (Ebury St., London SW1) to WSC, on his military call-up.

25 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/151

Letter from WSC to Johnny Churchill, pleasure that he was to have a commission in the Royal Engineers [carbon].

16 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/152

Letter from Johnny Churchill (Ebury St., London SW1) to WSC, on offer of a commission in the Royal Engineers, with a special post at £450 - £500 a year.

13 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/343/153

Letter from Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon (Romsey, Hants) to WSC, thanks for offer of photograph.

06 May 1939
CHAR 1/343/154

Pass, issued by French Embassy, London, allowing WSC free passage of his luggage through French Customs [in French].

12 Aug 1939
CHAR 1/343/155

Letter from Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon, (Hotel Splendide, Ostende) to WSC, thanks for photograph, stating that it would stand next to his portrait of Lord Fisher, and wishing that Fisher had died at Christmas 1914 "He would then, and for ever after, have ranked second only to Nelson".

15 Aug 1939
CHAR 1/343/156

Letter from Alfred Ewing (Frinton on Sea, Essex) to WSC, sending copy of his biography of his father James Alfred Ewing.

31 Aug 1939
CHAR 1/343/157

Letter from the ps to WSC to Richard Church, thanks for gift of book, Calling for a Spade.

31 Aug 1939
CHAR 1/343/158

Telegram from "Winnie" to WSC, offering good wishes annotated "This apparently is the same crank who telegraphed to Lord Castlerosse, about which he wrote in Sunday Express".

[Aug 1939]
CHAR 1/343/159

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, thanks for telegram of good wishes [copy].

10 Sep 1939
CHAR 1/343/160

Letter from Leonie, Lady Leslie (Glaslough, Co. Monaghan) to WSC, "Feel safer now you are at Admiralty".

11 Sep 1939
CHAR 1/343/161

Letter from Leonie, Lady Leslie (Glaslough, Co. Monaghan) to WSC, birthday greetings, "You are splendid...I loved you since you were a child - and now I am very proud of you" annotated with WSC's reply, in his own hand Pub CWP I, p.441.

[Nov 1939]