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CHAR 1/365 Personal: Chequers [Buckinghamshire]: Household accounts etc.

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CHAR 1/365/1

List of Administrative Trustees of Chequers.

03 Apr 1941
CHAR 1/365/2

Note from Anthony Bevir to Grace Hamblin, sending cheque for £7 10s 10d for cost of official petrol used by the Chequers car in the first quarter of the year.

27 Aug 1941
CHAR 1/365/3

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London SW1) to C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2), sending cheque for £197 13s 9d in settlement of Chequers household accounts for May-July [carbon].

14 Sep 1941
CHAR 1/365/4

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £197 13s 9d in settlement of Chequers household accounts for May-July.

15 Sep 1941
CHAR 1/365/5

Note from Anthony Bevir to Grace Hamblin, sending cheque for £1, for cost of official petrol used by the Chequers car in the second quarter of the year.

27 Sep 1941
CHAR 1/365/6

Summary of Chequers Household Accounts, Aug-Nov 1941.

Dec 1941
CHAR 1/365/7

Summary of Chequers Household Accounts, May-July 1941.

Aug 1941
CHAR 1/365/8

Summary of Chequers Household Accounts, Jan-Apr 1941.

May 1941
CHAR 1/365/9

Summary of Chequers Household Accounts, June-Dec 1940.

Jan 1941
CHAR 1/365/10

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £317 2s 10d in settlement of Chequers household accounts.

25 Mar 1941
CHAR 1/365/11

Letter from E A Seal to Kathleen Hill, on Chequers accounts, particularly the payment of telephone calls, and the possibility of distinguishing between private and official calls [annotated by CSC].

25 Mar 1941
CHAR 1/365/12-13

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London SW1) to C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2), sending cheque for £317 2s 10d settlement of Chequers household accounts [carbon].

22 Mar 1941
CHAR 1/365/14

Note of telephone accounts, July-Dec 1940, amounting to £76 4s 2d, to be divided equally between WSC and the Chequers Trust.

[1941]
CHAR 1/365/15-16

Minute from Commander C R Thompson (pa to WSC as Minister of Defence) to Anthony Bevir, on cost of official petrol used by the Chequers car in the first quarter of 1941, £7 10s 10d, paid by CSC to the Chequers Trust, and to be refunded to her [carbon].

01 Aug 1941
CHAR 1/365/17

Letter from Commander C R Thompson (pa to WSC as Minister of Defence) to Major Sir Eric Crankshaw (Government Hospitality Fund, Whitehall, London SW1), on supplies of wines and spirits to Chartwell, ordering six dozen bottles of Champagne, Port and Sherry, and two dozen bottles of brandy [carbon].

22 Oct 1941
CHAR 1/365/18-21

Letter from Major Sir Eric Crankshaw (Government Hospitality Fund, Whitehall, London SW1), to Commander Charles Thompson (pa to WSC as Minister of Defence), on WSC's request for a stock of Government wines and spirits to be stored at Chequers for use when entertaining official visitors from overseas, asking for accurate record of consumption be be kept.

28 Oct 1941
CHAR 1/365/22

Letter from A R W Harrison (Ministry of Food, Neville House, London SW1) to E M Watson, sending Diplomatic Ration Books for cheese and preserves as requested.

26 Apr 1941
CHAR 1/365/23

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St.) to A R W Harrison (Ministry of Food, Neville House, London SW1) requesting Diplomatic Ration Books for Tea, Meat and Cooking Fats [carbon].

03 May 1941
CHAR 1/365/24

Letter from Frederick Lawton (Ministry of Food, Neville House, London SW1) to Kathleen Hill, sending Diplomatic Ration Books for Tea, Meat and Cooking Fats.

06 May 1941
CHAR 1/365/25

Letter from Janet Russell (Ministry of Food, Neville House, London SW1) to Kathleen Hill, sending Diplomatic Ration Books for butter and margarine, bacon and ham, and sugar.

11 Jun 1941
CHAR 1/365/26

Letter from Janet Russell (Ministry of Food, Neville House, London SW1) to Kathleen Hill, sending Diplomatic Ration Book for meat.

12 Jun 1941
CHAR 1/365/27

Letter from R M Richards (Assistant Divisional Food Officer, Ministry of Food, London Division) to Kathleen Hill, confirming that United Dairies would supply 12 eggs per week to 10 Downing St., "for consumption by Diplomatic personnel who may be visiting".

02 Aug 1941
CHAR 1/365/28

Letter from Kathleen Hill to the Private Secretary, Ministry of Food, requesting Diplomatic Ration Books for butter and margarine, cooking fats, preserves, cheese and tea, to cover official guests at 10 Downing St. and Chequers [carbon].

25 Sep 1941
CHAR 1/365/29

Letter from Frederick Lawton (Ministry of Food, Neville House, London SW1) to Kathleen Hill, sending Diplomatic Ration Books as requested.

27 Jun 1941
CHAR 1/365/30

Letter from Kathleen Hill to the Frederick Lawton , Ministry of Food, requesting Diplomatic Ration Books for meat [carbon].

28 Oct 1941
CHAR 1/365/31

Letter from Frederick Lawton (Ministry of Food, Neville House, London SW1) to Kathleen Hill, sending Diplomatic Ration Book for meat as requested.

31 Oct 1941
CHAR 1/365/32

Letter from Kathleen Hill to the Private Secretary, Ministry of Food, requesting Diplomatic Ration Books for meat, butter, cooking fats, preserves, bacon and ham and sugar, to cover official guests at 10 Downing St. and Chequers [carbon].

08 Dec 1941
CHAR 1/365/33

Letter from N W Damerell (Ministry of Food, Neville House, London SW1) to Kathleen Hill, sending Diplomatic Ration Books as requested.

17 Dec 1941
CHAR 1/365/34

Account from Harold Goodwin (Newsagent, Cambridge St., Aylesbury, Bucks), 11s 6d for newspapers supplied to Chartwell.

Jan 1941
CHAR 1/365/35

Letter from G Lamont (Chequers) to Harold Goodwin (Newsagent, Cambridge St., Aylesbury, Bucks), ordering newspapers for WSC [carbon].

01 Mar 1941