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CHAR 1/373 Personal: Chequers [Buckinghamshire]: Household Accounts.

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CHAR 1/373/1

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £197 5s 8d in settlement of Chequers household accounts.

29 Jan 1942
CHAR 1/373/2-3

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, stating that the Auditors of the Trust (Price Waterhouse &Co.) were anxious to complete audit of accounts for 1941, asking for settlement of December account (£136 19s 4d), and enclosing statement.

02 Apr 1942
CHAR 1/373/4

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London SW1) to C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2), sending cheque for £136 19s 4d in settlement of Chequers household accounts +[carbon].

06 Apr 1942
CHAR 1/373/5

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £136 19s 4d in settlement of Chequers household accounts.

08 Apr 1942
CHAR 1/373/6

Summary of Chequers Household Accounts, Jan-Mar 1942.

Apr 1942
CHAR 1/373/7

Chequers Household Accounts, Apr 1942.

May 1942
CHAR 1/373/8

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £24 18s 8d in settlement of Chequers household accounts.

26 Jun 1942
CHAR 1/373/9-10

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, enclosing statement of Chequers Household Accounts for May, showing £46 11s 2d owed to the Trust.

29 Jun 1942
CHAR 1/373/11

Note from Anthony Bevir (ps to WSC) to Kathleen Hill, on the Chequers Household Accounts.

08 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/373/12

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £46 15s 5d in settlement of Chequers household accounts.

14 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/373/13

Chequers Household Accounts, June 1942.

Jul 1942
CHAR 1/373/14

Note from Kathleen Hill to CSC, on meeting with C F Penruddock on the Chequers accounts, particularly the high cost of food.

31 Aug 1942
CHAR 1/373/15

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London SW1) to C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2), sending cheque for £47 14s 6d in settlement of Chequers household accounts +[carbon].

01 Sep 1942
CHAR 1/373/16

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £47 14s 6d in settlement of Chequers household accounts.

07 Sep 1942
CHAR 1/373/17-18

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, enclosing statement of Chequers Household Accounts for July, showing £12 18s 2d owed to WSC.

18 Sep 1942
CHAR 1/373/19-20

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, enclosing statement of Chequers Household Accounts for July, showing £86 0s 2d owed to the Trust, pointing out that the account was higher than usual because of food bills for July and August settled during September.

08 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/373/21

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London SW1) to C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2), sending cheque for £86 0s 2d in settlement of Chequers household accounts +[carbon].

15 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/373/22

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £86 0s 2d in settlement of Chequers household accounts.

16 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/373/23-24

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, enclosing statement of Chequers Household Accounts for September, showing a balance of £2 17s 1d owed to WSC.

26 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/373/25

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London SW1) to C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2), acknowledging receipt of letter of 26 Oct +[carbon].

27 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/373/26-27

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, enclosing statement of Chequers Household Accounts for October, showing a balance of £7 7s 4d owed to the Trust.

Dec 1942
CHAR 1/373/28

Letter from Kathleen Hill (10 Downing St., London SW1) to C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2), sending cheque for £7 7s 4d in settlement of Chequers household accounts +[carbon].

11 Dec 1942
CHAR 1/373/29

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £7 7s 4d in settlement of Chequers household accounts.

14 Dec 1942
CHAR 1/373/30-31

Letter from C F Penruddock (Secretary, Chequers Trust, Coleman St., London EC2) to Kathleen Hill, enclosing statement of Chequers Household Accounts for October, showing a balance of £4 9s 4d owed to WSC.

23 Dec 1942
CHAR 1/373/32

Note from Anthon Bevir (Private Office) to Kathleen Hill, on supply of household soap to Chequers, stating that the Ministry of Works would only supply a minimum of 28 pounds a quarter (the household used about 2 pounds per month), suggesting that they take two quarters' supply, and then say that the issue can be discontinued, with ms annotation "For heaven's sake, don't question this. It will waste hours of time of lots of people if we start trying to alter the M of W's system...It's ridiculous: but the important thing is to get the soap".

04 Apr 1942
CHAR 1/373/33

Note from Kathleen Hill to Anthony Bevir, asking him to arrange for the Ministry of Works to supply 28 pounds of household soap a quarter to Chequers +[carbon].

05 Apr 1942
CHAR 1/373/34

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food to Kathleen Hill, on difficulty that the Prime Minister was experiencing because so many foods were being put on "Points" rationing, issuing sheet of points vouchers similar to those used by catering establishments which bought goods at retail shops.

20 Mar 1942
CHAR 1/373/35

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Mrs E A Baker, Ministry of Food, acknowledging receipt of sheet of points vouchers to cover the Prime Minister's official guests at Downing St. and Chequers +[carbon].

23 Mar 1942
CHAR 1/373/36

Letter from Kathleen Hill to G Lamont (Chequers) sending sheet of points vouchers to cover the Prime Minister's official guests at Chequers +[carbon].

24 Mar 1942
CHAR 1/373/37

Letter from Kathleen Hill to the Mrs E A Baker, Ministry of Food, requesting Diplomatic Ration Books for meat, tea, sugar, butter, bacon and ham, to cover official guests at 10 Downing St. and Chequers +[carbon].

13 Apr 1942
CHAR 1/373/38

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food, to Kathleen Hill, sending Diplomatic Ration Books for meat, tea, sugar, butter, bacon and ham, to cover official guests at 10 Downing St. and Chequers.

15 Apr 1942
CHAR 1/373/39

Note from CSC to Kathleen Hill, asking for details of Diplomatic food coupons supplied to Mrs Landemare, Cook at 10 Downing St +[initialled by CSC).

27 May 1942
CHAR 1/373/40

Note from Kathleen Hill to CSC on Diplomatic food coupons supplied to Mrs Landemare, Cook at 10 Downing St., which averaged 24 coupons a month, stating that she had not given Mrs Landemare any Diplomatic Points Coupons, as she had not complained of a shortage of tinned foods because she had laid in a stock some time ago, and this had been replenished by gifts from the USA, also noting that the Ministry of Food allowed an additional dozen eggs per week for the Prime Minister's guests +[carbon].

28 May 1942
CHAR 1/373/41

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Mrs E A Baker, Ministry of Food, requesting further supply of points vouchers +[carbon].

24 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/373/42

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food, to Kathleen Hill, sending sheet of "Points" vouchers.

25 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/373/43

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Mrs E A Baker, Ministry of Food, acknowledging receipt of "Points" vouchers +[carbon].

26 Jul 1942
CHAR 1/373/44

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Mrs E A Baker, Ministry of Food, requesting new book of meat coupons and a further supply of "Points" vouchers +[carbon].

16 Sep 1942
CHAR 1/373/45

Letter from Janet Russell, Ministry of Food to Elizabeth Layton, sending book of meat coupons and 1000 "Points" vouchers.

18 Sep 1942
CHAR 1/373/46

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, acknowledging receipt of book of meat coupons and 1000 "Points" vouchers. [carbon].

21 Sep 1942
CHAR 1/373/47

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, requesting new book coupons of coupons for cooking fats +[carbon].

20 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/373/48

Letter from Janet Russell, Ministry of Food to Elizabeth Layton, sending book of coupons for cooking fats.

23 Oct 1942
CHAR 1/373/49

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, requesting new book of coupons for tea and preserves and a further supply of "Points" vouchers +[carbon].

17 Dec 1942
CHAR 1/373/50

Letter from Janet Russell, Ministry of Food to Elizabeth Layton, sending new book of coupons for tea and preserves and a further supply of "Points" vouchers.

19 Dec 1942
CHAR 1/373/51

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, thanks for new book of coupons for tea and preserves and a further supply of "Points" vouchers [carbon].

21 Dec 1942