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CHAR 1/380/1

Telegram from WSC to Clare Sherida.

1 folio
14 Jan 1944
CHAR 1/380/3

Letter from Clare Sheridan to WSC, thanks for signed photographs.

1 folio
[Feb] [1944]
CHAR 1/380/8

Letter from Clare Sheridan to WSC, asking him to sign photograph for St Mary's Abbey, Mill Hill, London [original ms with typescript copy].

5 folios
16 Mar 1944
CHAR 1/380/9-10

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Clare Sheridan, on signed photograph of WSC for St Mary's Abbey, Mill, Hill, explaining that the photograph had been sent directly to the Mother Abbess as requested [carbon].

2 folios
20 Mar 1944
CHAR 1/380/11

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Miss D E Gibbs, Ministry of War Transport, on Shane Leslie's visit to Ireland for his father's funeral, at which he was representing WSC [carbon].

1 folio
26 Jan 1944
CHAR 1/380/12

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Sir Shane Leslie, stating that WSC had heard from Emilie Yznaga that the Jerome genealogy was being compiled by the Oneiga Historical Society, Utica, New York, asking if he would be interested in having a copy [carbon].

1 folio
22 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/380/13

Letter from Emilie Yznaga (Madison Hotel New York) to WSC, news that the Jerome genealogy was being compiled by the Oneiga Historical Society, Utica, New York, stating that she would send him a copy when it was completed [copy].

1 folio
26 May 1944
CHAR 1/380/14

Letter from Sir Shane Leslie to Kathleen Hill, on the Jerome family genealogy, which was being compiled by the Oneiga Historical Society, Utica, New York.

1 folio
26 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/380/15

Letter from Sir Shane Leslie to Kathleen Hill, on his proposed memoir of Leonard Jerome.

1 folio
10 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/380/16

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Sir Shane Leslie, on his proposed memoir of Leonard Jerome [carbon].

1 folio
04 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/380/18

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Sir Shane Leslie, sending letter and obituary from Eleanor Winslow on the Jerome family [carbon].

1 folio
14 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/380/19

Letter from Sir Shane Leslie to Kathleen Hill thanks for sending information on the Jerome family from Eleanor Winslow.

1 folio
19 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/380/20

Letter from Sir Shane Leslie to R W Postgate, European Representative, Alfred A Knop Inc, Publishers, New York, on United States publishing rights for his life of Leonard Jerome, stating that the book was not nearly ready, and that as WSC had commissioned the volume, he would make arrangements for publication when the time was appropriate.

1 folio
28 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/380/21

Letter from R W Postgate, European Representative, Alfred A Knop Inc, Publishers, New York, to the PS to WSC, on Sir Shane Leslie's life of Leonard Jerome, asking if WSC had arranged for United States publication.

1 folio
28 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/380/22

Letter from Kathleen Hill to R W Postgate, European Representative, Alfred A Knop Inc, Publishers, New York, suggesting that he communicate directly with Sir Shane Leslie over his forthcoming biography of Sir Shane Leslie [carbon].

1 folio
08 Dec 1944
CHAR 1/380/23

Letter from R W Postgate, European Representative, Alfred A Knop Inc, Publishers, New York to Kathleen Hill, stating that he had already been in contact with Sir Shane Leslie over his forthcoming biography of Leonard Jerome, and that Leslie had stated that WSC had commissioned the book, and would be dealing with the United States publishing rights.

1 folio
08 Dec 1944
CHAR 1/380/24

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, on forthcoming book on Leonard Jerome by Sir Shane Leslie.

1 folio
11 Dec 1944
CHAR 1/380/25

Luggage label for game (4 partridges, 4 pheasants, and 3 hares) shot at Sandringham, a gift from King George VI to WSC.

1 folio
31 Jan 1944
CHAR 1/380/26-27

Letter from Grace Hamblin to the Equerry in Waiting, Sandringham, thanks for gift of game (partridges, pheasants and hares) shot at Sandringham, a gift from King George VI to WSC [carbon and draft].

2 folios
02 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/380/28

Letter from Mary, Duchess of Marlborough to WSC, pleasure at seeing him for lunch at Blenheim, and on the possibility of her son "Sunny" [Marquess of Blandford, later 11th Duke of Marlborough] volunteering for work in the mines [annotated by WSC "Remind me to speak again to Mr Bevin"].

1 folio
01 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/380/29

Note by Elizabeth Layton on letter from Harlow Curtis to WSC on Jerome family history, sent on to Sir Shane Leslie.

1 folio
01 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/380/30

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Harlow Curtis, New York, thanks for sending WSC photographs of Sarah and Albert Jerome [carbon].

1 folio
30 Jan 1944
CHAR 1/380/31

Letter from WSC to Mary, Duchess of Marlborough on the possibility of her son "Sunny" [Marquess of Blandford, later 11th Duke of Marlborough] volunteering for work in the mines, concluding that it would be better for him not to do so [carbon].

1 folio
10 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/380/32

Letter from Margaret de Reneville to WSC, thanks for signed photograph.

1 folio
15 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/380/33

Telegram from WSC to the 10th Duke of Marlborough, thanks for letter and gift of plovers eggs [copy].

1 folio
11 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/380/34

Letter from the 10th Duke of Marlborough (Dorchester Hotel, London) to WSC, sending gift of plovers eggs, also on the health of his daughter, Lady Sarah Russell, following the birth of his first grandchild.

1 folio
[Apr] [1944]
CHAR 1/380/35-36

Letter from the 10th Duke of Marlborough to WSC on his interview with Anthony Eden (War Office) and appointment as ADC to General Sir C Ironside, thanking WSC for his help in obtaining post, also on problems of his mother [Consuelo Balsan [in Normandy, who had 800 refugees billeted on her, asking if he could accompany WSC on his next visit to France, and "motor from Paris to see her".

2 folios
[Oct] [1944]
CHAR 1/380/37

Letter from Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) to WSC, thanks for birthday gift of his "Life of Marlborough", commenting that she had spent a very busy [18th] birthday "amongst relatives and a great many Grenadiers, which made it a very happy day for me".

1 folio
24 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/380/38

Letter from Oswald Frewen to WSC, on his attempts to "get into the obviously forthcoming Second Front", expressing anger at being told that he was too old, despite being 13 years younger than WSC, asking for WSC's help in obtaining a post.

1 folio
25 May 1944
CHAR 1/380/39-40

Letter from G C B Dodds (10 Downing St.) to F W Mottershead, Admiralty, on the possibility of finding a post in connection with the Second Front for WSC's cousin, Captain Oswald Frewen [carbon].

1 folio
26 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/380/41-42

Letter from C Wallworth, Admiralty to G C B Dodds (10 Downing St.) on Captain Oswald Frewen, regretting that he could not be employed on the Second Front as he suffered from occasional bouts of "petit mal narcelepsy" and "lateral epicondilitis" which severely limited the appointments for which he could be selected [annotated by WSC "Lord Moran - Please tell me about these maladies"].

1 folio
06 Aug 1944
CHAR 1/380/43

Note from John Colville to WSC, on Captain Oswald Frewen, who had been given a post at the Admiralty under the Director of Training and Staff Duties.

1 folio
26 Aug 1944
CHAR 1/380/44

Letter from the Marquess of Blandford [later 11th Duke of Marlborough] to WSC, thanks for allowing him to accompany visit to Liverpool and Manchester.

1 folio
1940s
CHAR 1/380/45

Letter from the Marquess of Blandford [later 11th Duke of Marlborough] to WSC, thanks for lunch, and gift of 3 pounds, also commenting on Madagascar's refusal to accept armistice terms.

1 folio
c 1942
CHAR 1/380/46

Letter from the Marquess of Blandford [later 11th Duke of Marlborough] to WSC, thanks for lunch, and present, also commenting on the possibility of volunteering for work in the mines.

1 folio
[1944]
CHAR 1/380/47-48

Letter from the Marquess of Blandford [later 11th Duke of Marlborough] to WSC, thanks for lunch at Chequers, commenting on life at Pre-OCTU at Pirbright Camp, Surrey.

2 folios
[Aug] [1944]
CHAR 1/380/49-50

Letter from WSC to the Marquess of Blandford [later 11th Duke of Marlborough], thanks for letter [copy].

1 folio
14 Aug 1944
CHAR 1/380/51

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Valentine Lawford, Foreign Office, on arrangements for sending signed photograph of WSC to his cousin, Raymond Guest, in the United States [carbon].

1 folio
07 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/380/52-53

Letter from Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother) to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of her father, Lord Strathmore, also asking if there was any possibility of London being "liberated" in the coming months, praising the British people for their "courage and cheerfulness".

2 folios
14 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/380/54

Letter from Averell Harriman to WSC, paying bet of $95 following WSC's success in Moscow.

1 folio
24 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/380/55

Letter from Victor Oliver to WSC, Christmas greetings [with draft of WSC's reply in CSC's handwriting on reverse].

1 folio
19 Dec 1944
CHAR 1/380/56

Note of items 57-60 added to file.

1 folio
Apr 1964
CHAR 1/380/57

Letter from A F Ewing, Ministry of Works, to Kathleen Hill, sending inventory of plate at 10 Downing St. [not retained].

1 folio
24 Mar 1944
CHAR 1/380/58

Letter from Kathleen Hill to A F Ewing, Ministry of Works, thanks for inventory of plate at 10 Downing St. [not retained].

1 folio
28 Mar 1944
CHAR 1/380/59-60

Note from Kathleen Hill to Frank Sawyers, asking for list of plate missing from 10 Downing St.

2 folios
19 Nov 1944