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CHAR 1/371 Personal: Trade and Business letters.

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CHAR 1/371/1

Card from Frank E Bray to WSC, thanks for gift of signed book.

06 Dec 1942
CHAR 1/371/2-5

Estimate from Austin Reed Ltd for Uniform of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, £25 14s 6d, plus £11 0s 6d for new collar.

01 Jun 1942
CHAR 1/371/6

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London SW1) to Austin Reed Ltd, placing order for Uniform of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, £25 14s 6d, plus £11 0s 6d for new collar [carbon].

16 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/371/7

Letter from J P Zitelli, Galata Cigarette Co. (Leicester Square, London) to Kathleen Hill, sending statement for three boxes of large cigars sent to WSC on approval, asking for one empty box to be returned to his as a souvenir.

02 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/371/8

Note to order Uniform from Austin Reed.

[1942]
CHAR 1/371/9-10

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Stanley Plater, Livestock Dept., Harrods Ltd., confirming that he had visited Chartwell the previous week to advise WSC about his golden orfe [carbon].

27 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/371/11

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, on account fo £1 5s for carriage for travelling fish cans, delivered to Chartwell by Stanley Plater, asking if h wished to keep the cans annotated "Yes".

29 Nov 1942
CHAR 1/371/12

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London SW1) to Maryott Whyte (Chartwell), notification that Stanley Plater had sent six fish cans to Chartwell by rail [carbon].

22 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/371/13

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, notification that Stanley Plater had sent six fish cans to Chartwell, asking for instructions about catching the fish +[annotated by WSC "Do nothing for the moment"].

21 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/371/14

File divider.

[1942]
CHAR 1/371/15-16

Letter from Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. Ltd (Sevenoaks, Kent), to Kathleen Hill, on electricity supply to Chartwell.

20 Jan 1942
CHAR 1/371/17

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, on repairs to WSC's Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine.

17 Feb 1942
CHAR 1/371/18

Note from Jo Sturdee to Kathleen Hill on repairs to WSC's Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine, stating that the Company had the material necessary, but that the necessary machine was turning out gun parts for the Ministry of Supply, and to repair WSC's machine would cost one week's war production, and that the Company would undertake to do the work during break in war production.

17 Feb 1942
CHAR 1/371/19

Note from Elizabeth Layton to Kathleen Hill on repairs to WSC's Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine.

23 Mar 1942
CHAR 1/371/20

File note on repairs to WSC's Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine, reporting conversation between Inspector W H Thompson and the Company, who had been unable to carry out the work as it would caused the loss of a week's production of gun parts, noting that WSC had asked for the machine to be returned.

25 Mar 1943
CHAR 1/371/21

Letter from Frank Bray, Lee Guinness Hydro-Pulsator Company Ltd (Erskine Road, London NW3) to Kathleen Hill, returning WSC's "Pulsator" tooth cleaning machine, regretting that they had been unable to repair the tube due to War work [typescript copy].

24 Apr 1942
CHAR 1/371/22

Letter from Lord Portal, Minister of Works, to CSC, offering to help with repairs to WSCs' Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine.

08 Sep [1942]
CHAR 1/371/23

Letter from Kathleen Hill to A F Ewing, Ministry of Works, asking about permit for repair of WSC's Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine, commenting on the unhelpful attitude of the firm [carbon].

11 Sep 1942
CHAR 1/371/24

Letter from Kathleen Hill to A F Ewing, Ministry of Works, sending part of WSC's Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine needing repair [carbon].

14 Sep 1942
CHAR 1/371/25

Letter from T Boxall (Manor Road, Thames Ditton, Surrey) to WSC, thanks for gift of "My Early Life" +[Boxall had repaired WSC's Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine in his own time].

02 Dec 1942
CHAR 1/371/26

Letter from Lord Portal, Minister of Works, to CSC, returning WSC's repaired Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine, suggesting that she contact G Graham Cunningham of the Ministry of Supply, asking him to convey WSC's thanks to the two men who carried out the repair in their spare time.

16 Oct [1942]
CHAR 1/371/27

Letter from CSC to G Graham Cunningham, Ministry of Supply, asking him to convey WSC's thanks to the two men who carried out the repair of WSC's Lee Guinness tooth cleaning machine in their spare time +[carbon].

16 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/371/28

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. Ltd (Sevenoaks, Kent), acknowledging receipt of letter of 20 Jan +[carbon].

21 Jan 1942
CHAR 1/371/29

Letter from Sevenoaks &District Electricity Co. Ltd (Sevenoaks, Kent), to WSC on completion of five year hire purchase agreement on refrigerator.

10 Oct 1942