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CHAR 1/372 Personal: Private Accounts.

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CHAR 1/372/1-2

Note from John Martin to Kathleen Hill, giving details of dollar transactions on behalf of WSC during visit to Washington, Dec 1941 - Jan 1942, showing that WSC spent $890.30 (£99 11s 11d) which would be deducted from his next salary payment, confirming that $100 advanced by Harry Hopkins to Commander C R Thompson, for distribution to domestic staff of the White House would be repaid to Hopkins by the British Embassy, and claimed from WSC in due course. Initialled by WSC.

17 Feb 1942
CHAR 1/372/3

Note of expenditure of $115 by WSC on dressing gowns and chiffon handkerchiefs.

[Jun 1942]
CHAR 1/372/4

Note of expenditure on behalf of WSC, items include robes, cigars, chocolate, soap, and fruit [on White House notepaper].

[1942]
CHAR 1/372/5-8

Purchase records from Woodward &Lothrop, Washington.

[Jun 1942]
CHAR 1/372/9

Account from Magruder Inc., (Grocers, Connecticut Avenue, Washington DC, U.S.A.), $2 for mints.

25 Jun 1942
CHAR 1/372/10

Account from Magruder Inc., (Grocers, Connecticut Avenue, Washington DC, U.S.A.), $2.76 for 50 oranges.

25 Jun 1942
CHAR 1/372/11

Account from Magruder Inc., (Connecticut Avenue, Washington DC, U.S.A.), $12.52 for groceries.

25 Jun 1942
CHAR 1/372/12

Account from The Mayflower, Washington D.C., $8.00.

25 Jun 1942
CHAR 1/372/13

Note from John Martin to WSC, on WSC's Valet, Frank Sawyers, who had spent the dollar equivalent of £7 10s on personal purchases during visit to U.S.A., asking if WSC wished to pay this for him +[annotated by WSC "Yes"].

01 Jul [1942]
CHAR 1/372/14

Note from John Martin to Anthony Bevir, on $145 paid by WSC in tips to staff at the White House, the Roosevelt houseat Hyde Park, and on the President's train, asking if this could be charged to the "Special Fund".

04 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/372/15

Note from John Martin to Kathleen Hill, on WSC's expenditure during visit to USA, confirming that he would be charged $361.28 for personal expenditure.

04 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/372/16

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, on his expenses during visit to the USA, confirming that he would be charged $361.28 (£89 15s 2d) for personal expenditure.

09 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/372/17

Note from John Martin to Kathleen Hill, confirming that the sum of 89 15s 2d would be deducted from WSC's salary for July, for personal expenses during visit to USA, leaving him with £359 4s 10d.

25 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/372/18-20

List of WSC's purchases during visit to Cairo, mainly dressmaking fabric and cosmetics to the value of £103 11s 4d.

22 Aug 1942