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CHAR 1/383 Personal: Trade and business letters.

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CHAR 1/383/1

Letter from Austin Reed Ltd (Tailors, Regent St., London) to Kathleen Hill, requesting 37 clothing coupons for purchases made by WSC (Khaki greatcoat, and 6 pairs of socks).

1 folio
07 Oct 1944
CHAR 1/383/2

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Austin Reed Ltd (Tailors, Regent St., London) sending 37 clothing coupons for purchases made by WSC (Khaki greatcoat, and 6 pairs of socks) [carbon].

1 folio
10 Oct 1944
CHAR 1/383/3

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to James Carter &Co., Seedsmen, London, on account for seeds for £10 5s 4d, paid by CSC [carbon].

1 folio
23 May 1944
CHAR 1/383/4

Letter from James Carter &Co., Seedsmen, London, to Elizabeth Layton, on account for £10 5s 4d for seeds.

1 folio
26 May 1944
CHAR 1/383/5

Letter from C W Dixey &Son Ltd., Opticians, London, to Kathleen Hill. acknowledging receipt of half eye spectacles from WSC, confirming that as WSC no longer required them, the frame would be credited in full.

1 folio
09 Oct 1944
CHAR 1/383/6

Letter from Kathleen Hill to J R A Gibson, C W Dixey &Son Ltd., Opticians, London, returning pair of half-lens spectacles supplied to WSC, but no longer required [carbon].

1 folio
06 Oct 1944
CHAR 1/383/7

Letter from R Horsley, Grand Arcade Pen Shop, Trafalgar Sq., London WC2, returning "Stylo" pen, and asking for 3s, the cost of the repair.

1 folio
03 Mar 1944
CHAR 1/383/8

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to Harrods Ltd., sending WSC's cheque for £10 8s, in settlement of account [carbon].

1 folio
17 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/383/9

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, on fish cans, supplied by Stanley Plater for use at Chartwell.

1 folio
16 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/383/10

Card from A Harris, Chartwell, to Kathleen Hill, on fish cans supplied by Stanley Plater, stating that they were stored in the garage, in good condition, and that they were of no use for the garden.

1 folio
15 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/383/11

Letter from Kathleen Hill to A Harris, Chartwell, enquiring about fish cans, supplied to Chartwell by Stanley Plater, asking if they would be of any use in the garden [carbon].

1 folio
10 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/383/12

Note from Grace Hamblin to Kathleen Hill on fish cans supplied to Chartwell by Stanley Plater, which had cost Plater £37 1s 7d, asking if he could be reimbursed.

1 folio
[Nov] [1944]
CHAR 1/383/13-14

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, report on inspection of the fish at Chartwell by Stanley Plater, who found them to be in good condition, and free of disease, but in need of feeding, also warming of the presence of adders in the rushes around the top pool.

2 folios
02 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/383/15

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Stanley Plater, asking him to report on the condition of the fish at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
30 May 1944
CHAR 1/383/16

Minute from WSC, requesting Stanley Plater to visit Chartwell on a hot day, and report on the condition of the fish.

1 folio
22 May 1944
CHAR 1/383/17

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, on the possibility of sending fish from Chartwell to the United States, passing on Stanley Plater's recommendation that it would shortly be too warm to move the fish, and that they should wait until October [carbon, with ms annotations by WSC].

1 folio
08 May 1944
CHAR 1/383/18

Note from Kathleen Hill to WSC, on the possibility of sending fish from Chartwell to the United States [carbon].

1 folio
24 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/383/19

Letter from Kathleen Hill to the Hydro-Pulsator Co. Ltd (formerly Lee Guinness Hydro-Pulsator Co), thanks for information that they were in a position to carry out repairs to WSC's tooth cleaning machine [carbon].

1 folio
06 Dec 1944
CHAR 1/383/20

Letter from the Hydro-Pulsator Co. Ltd (formerly Lee Guinness Hydro-Pulsator Co) to Kathleen Hill, information that they were in a position to carry out repairs to WSC's tooth cleaning machine.

1 folio
05 Dec 1944
CHAR 1/383/21

Note from George Harvie-Watt, pps to WSC, to Commander C R Thompson, on sample bottle of brandy, sent to WSC by Rouyer Guillet &Co.,.

1 folio
18 Jan 1944
CHAR 1/383/22

Note from Commander C R Thompson to George Harvie-Watt, on sample bottle of brandy, sent to WSC by Rouyer Guillet &Co., asking him to send it for WSC to try it to see if he liked it.

1 folio
21 Jan 1944
CHAR 1/383/23

Note from Commander C R Thompson to George Harvie-Watt, on sample bottle of brandy, sent to WSC by Rouyer Guillet &Co., which was well liked by WSC, asking him to find out how much was available, and at what price.

1 folio
02 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/383/24

Note from George Harvie-Watt to Commander C R Thompson, on sample bottle of brandy, sent to WSC by Rouyer Guillet &Co., suggesting either a direct sale to WSC on a donation to a benevolent fund, there was no question of WSC accepting the brandy free of charge.

1 folio
07 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/383/25

Note from Commander C R Thompson to George Harvie-Watt, on sample bottle of brandy sent to WSC by Rouyer Guillet &Co., stating that he felt that the proposed purchase price of 240s for a case of 12 was too low, suggesting 360s or higher to ensure that the Company got at least their anticipated pre-war profit.

1 folio
10 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/383/26

Letter from George Harvie-Watt to Rouyer Guillet &Co., on sample bottle of brandy sent to WSC, suggesting a purchase price of anything from 360s to 480s for a case of 12 [carbon].

1 folio
10 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/383/27-28

Letter from George Harvie-Watt to Rouyer Guillet &Co.,thanks for case of brandy and account [carbon].

2 folios
18 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/383/29

Letter from Rouyer Guillet &Co. to George Harvie-Watt, pps to WSC, sending case of brandy for WSC, and statement of account.

1 folio
15 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/383/30

Letter from W Straker Ltd., Stationers, London, to Kathleen Hill, enclosing letter from M A Lloyd &Son Ltd., Birmingham, on the possibility of making a deed box for WSC, stating that while they were not now being made, but that they were getting one made specially.

2 folios
27 Oct 1944
CHAR 1/383/31

Letter from Kathleen Hill to W Straker Ltd., Stationers, London, returning deed box which was too small for her purposes, asking if they could supply a box measuring 12in x 18in x 12in [carbon].

1 folio
23 Oct 1944