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CHAR 1/379 Personal: Chequers: Household accounts.

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CHAR 1/379/1

Letter from Kathleen Hill to CF Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers trust, sending cheque for 2s 1d for petrol supplied by the Chequers Trust for official purposes [carbon].

1 folio
09 Jan 1943
CHAR 1/379/2

Letter from CF Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust, to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for 2s 1d for petrol supplied by the Chequers Trust for official purposes [carbon].

1 folio
11 Jan 1943
CHAR 1/379/3

Statement of Chequers Household Accounts for Dec 1942, showing balance of 14l 7s 6d owed to the Chequers Trust.

1 folio
01 Dec 1942 - 31 Dec 1942
CHAR 1/379/4

Letter from Kathleen Hill to C F Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust, sending cheque for 14l 18s 2d in settlement of Chequers Household accounts for Dec 1942 [carbon].

1 folio
26 Jan 1943
CHAR 1/379/5

Letter from C F Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust, to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for 14l 18s 2d in settlement of Chequers Household accounts for Dec 1942.

1 folio
29 Jan 1943
CHAR 1/379/6-7

Letter from C F Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust to Kathleen Hill, enclosing statement of Chequers Household Accounts for Jan-Apr 1943, showing a balance of 5l 6s 10d owed to the Trust.

2 folios
08 May 1943
CHAR 1/379/8

Note from Kathleen Hill to CSC, on Chequers accounts for Jan-Apr 1943, explaining that the cost of laundry for March was high because WSC had stayed there for a long spell after his illness, and there were also a number of overnight guests, in addition to the resident nurse.

1 folio
11 May 1943
CHAR 1/379/9

Letter from Kathleen Hill to CF Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust, sending cheque for 5l 6s 10d in settlement of Chequers Household accounts for Jan-Mar 1943 [carbon].

1 folio
13 May 1943
CHAR 1/379/10

Letter from CF Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust, to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of cheque for 5l 6s 10d in settlement of Chequers Household accounts for Jan-Mar 1943.

1 folio
14 May 1943
CHAR 1/379/11

Note by Kathleen Hill - reminder to ensure that the Private Office refund CSC 1l 19s 6d for official telephone calls from Chequers.

1 folio
01 Jul 1942 - 03 Sep 1942
CHAR 1/379/12-20

Summary of Chequers Accounts, 1939-42, showing that WSC paid a total of £1396 12s to the Chequers Trust in excess of his allowances, including a comparison of expenditure on wines, spirits, cigars and cigarettes in the periods Oct 1939 to Mar 1940 [before WSC became PM] and Oct 1940 to Mar 1941, showing an increase of £237 18s 2d.

9 folios
01 Oct 1940 - 31 Dec 1942
CHAR 1/379/21

Note from Kathleen Hill to Anthony Bevir, asking him to order 28 pounds of household soap for Chequers [carbon].

1 folio
30 Jul 1943
CHAR 1/379/23

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, requesting new book of meat coupons [carbon].

1 folio
24 Feb 1943
CHAR 1/379/24

Letter from Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, to Elizabeth Layton, sending new book of meat coupons.

1 folio
26 Feb 1943
CHAR 1/379/25

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, acknowledging receipt of new book of meat coupons [carbon].

1 folio
26 Feb 1943
CHAR 1/379/26

Letter from Anthony Bevir to A R W Harrison, Ministry of Food, on arrangements for providing food for police, car drivers, dispatch riders, and other staff visiting Chequers [carbon].

1 folio
29 Mar 1943
CHAR 1/379/27

Letter from Anthony Bevir to C F Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust, on arrangements for providing food for police, car drivers, dispatch riders and other staff visiting Chequers, stating that the Ministry of Food wished the present arrangements to continue, and that they did not want the new cafeteria to be treated as a catering establishment [carbon].

1 folio
27 Apr 1943
CHAR 1/379/28-29

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

1 folio
13 Apr 1943
CHAR 1/379/30

Letter from Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, to Elizabeth Layton, sending new book of butter coupons, and a further supply of "Points" vouchers for use in official entertaining at Chequers.

1 folio
15 Apr 1943
CHAR 1/379/31

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, acknowledging receipt of new book of butter coupons, and a further supply of "Points" vouchers for use in official entertaining at Chequers [carbon].

1 folio
17 Apr 1943
CHAR 1/379/32

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Janet Russell, Ministry of Food, requesting new books of Diplomatic Coupons for Bacon and Ham, Sugar, Cooking Fats and Meat for official entertaining at Downing St and Chequers [carbon].

1 folio
06 Jul 1943
CHAR 1/379/33

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food, to Elizabeth Layton, sending new books of Diplomatic Coupons for Bacon and Ham, Sugar, Cooking Fats and Meat for official entertaining at Downing St and Chequers.

1 folio
10 Jul 1943
CHAR 1/379/36

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food, to Elizabeth Layton, sending one thousand "Points" vouchers.

1 folio
04 Aug 1943
CHAR 1/379/37

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to E A Baker, Ministry of Food, acknowledging receipt of one thousand "Points" vouchers [carbon].

1 folio
04 Aug 1943
CHAR 1/379/38

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food to Kathleen Hill, informing her that the Points vouchers sent out on August were no longer valid due to a change in procedure, sending five books of Points coupons containing 1200 points.

1 folio
01 Oct 1943
CHAR 1/379/39

Letter from Kathleen Hill to E A Baker, Ministry of Food acknowledging receipt of five books of Points coupons containing 1200 points, and returning the 1000 points sent out in August, which had not been used as WSC had been abroad [carbon].

1 folio
04 Oct 1943
CHAR 1/379/40

Letter from Kathleen Hill to E A Baker, Ministry of Food returning unused coupons from first and second rationing periods [carbon].

1 folio
12 Oct 1943
CHAR 1/379/41

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of unused coupons from first and second rationing periods.

1 folio
13 Oct 1943