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CHAR 1/364 Personal: Trade and business letters.

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CHAR 1/364/1

Letter from The East Surrey Water Co., (Redhill, Surrey) to WSC, on filling the swimming pool at Chartwell, stating that there would be no objection to filling the pool between 2300 and 0500, and that the cost would be £2 12s 6d (35,000 gallons at 1s 6d per 1,000 gallons).

15 Jul 1941
CHAR 1/364/2

Letter from Kathleen Hill to J P Zitelli, Galata Cigarette Co. (Leicester Square, London), on story in the News Chronicle about WSC's supply of cigars [carbon].

30 Oct 1941
CHAR 1/364/3-6

Letter from J P Zitelli, Galata Cigarette Co. (Leicester Square, London) to Kathleen Hill, apologies for story which appeared in the News Chronicle, on story that WSC had recently returned 600 cigars on the grounds that he had "no wish to become a hoarder", enclosing cuttings from the News Chronicle dated 19 Aug.

21 Aug 1941
CHAR 1/364/7

Letter from The Lee Guinness Hydro-Pulsator Co. Ltd (Erskine Rd., London NW3) to WSC, on repairs to jointed arm of WSC's dental machine.

14 Nov 1941
CHAR 1/364/8a

Letter from The Lee Guinness Hydro-Pulsator Co. Ltd (Erskine Rd., London NW3) to WSC, on repairs to jointed arm of WSC's dental machine.

23 Dec 1941
CHAR 1/364/8b

Letter from Kathleen Hill to The Lee Guinness Hydro- Pulsator Co. Ltd (Erskine Rd., London NW3), asking when repairs to jointed arm of WSC's dental machine would be completed [carbon].

22 Dec 1941
CHAR 1/364/9

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Frazier Jelke, regretting that WSC was unable to take up the case of the firm with the British Securities Liquidating Commission in New York [carbon, for previous corresp. see CHAR 1/359].

06 Jan 1941
CHAR 1/364/10

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London W1) to Remington Close-Shaver Ltd (Rathbone Place, London W1), sending WSC's electric razor, to be converted from 110 to 230 volts [carbon].

20 Nov 1941
CHAR 1/364/11

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London W1) to Remington Close-Shaver Ltd (Rathbone Place, London W1), sending Postal Order for 10s 3d for adjustments to WSC's shaver [carbon].

21 Nov 1941
CHAR 1/364/12-13

Letter from Remington Close-Shaver Ltd (Rathbone Place, London W1) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of Postal Order for 10s 6d for repairs to WSC's electric shaver, stating that the machine required a special transformer, which was currently being manufactured.

24 Nov 1941
CHAR 1/364/14

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. Ltd (Sevenoaks, Kent), questioning consumption of 1337 units of electricity at Chartwell in the fourth quarter, pointing out that the house was closed, and only open for 3 or 4 days during the summer [carbon].

24 Nov 1941
CHAR 1/364/15

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, on large electricity bill for Chartwell, £62 17s 10d, explaining that the new dug- outs were very damp and that heaters were left on for several weeks to dry walls and floor, confirming that all electricity had now been turned off.

11 Dec 1941
CHAR 1/364/16

Letter from Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. Ltd (Sevenoaks, Kent), to Kathleen Hill, on high electricity bill for Chartwell, confirming that this was due to heating new air-raid shelters constructed by the Office of Works.

16 Dec 1941
CHAR 1/364/17

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. Ltd (Sevenoaks, Kent), asking for the new air-raid shelter at Chartwell to be separately metered [carbon].

20 Dec 1941
CHAR 1/364/18

Letter from Kathleen Hill to the Art Editor of The Times, thanks for sending six further copies of colour photograph of WSC [carbon].

28 Aug 1941
CHAR 1/364/19

Cutting from The Times, announcing publication of colour plate of WSC, from photograph taken in garden at 10 Downing St.

22 Aug 1941
CHAR 1/364/20

Letter from The Art Editor of The Times (Printing House Sq., London EC4) to the ps to WSC, sending six colour prints of WSC as requested.

28 Aug 1941