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CHAR 1/385 Personal: Chequers: Household accounts: Correspondence.

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CHAR 1/385/1

Letter from Kathleen Hill to Retail Trades Ltd., Aylesbury, sending CSC's cheque for £6 17s 6d in settlement of account [carbon].

1 folio
17 Feb 1944
CHAR 1/385/2

Letter from Retail Trades Ltd., Aylesbury, to Kathleen Hill, acknowledging receipt of CSC's cheque for £6 17s 6d in settlement of account, regretting that they were unable to supply monthly accounts due to staff shortages.

1 folio
30 Mar 1944
CHAR 1/385/3-4

Letter from Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund, to Commander Charles Thompson, with scale of charges for guests from overseas, staying or taking meals at Chequers, when there on official business.

2 folios
18 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/385/5

Note from Commander Charles Thompson to CSC, on reimbursement from the Government Hospitality Fund for official guests from overseas staying at, or taking meals at Chequers, stating that he would submit a monthly list, and arrange for the GHF to pay any sums due direct to the Chequers Trust.

1 folio
19 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/385/6

Note from CSC to Commander Charles Thompson to CSC, on reimbursement from the Government Hospitality Fund for official guests from overseas staying at, or taking meals at Chequers.

1 folio
19 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/385/7

Letter from Commander Charles Thompson to Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund, on reimbursement for official guests from overseas at Chequers, stating that he would submit a quarterly list of guests, and asking him to pay any sums due directly to the Chequers Trust [carbon].

1 folio
28 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/385/8

Letter from Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund to Commander Charles Thompson, on reimbursement for official guests from overseas at Chequers, agreeing to pay any sums due directly to the Chequers Trust.

1 folio
01 May 1944
CHAR 1/385/9-10

Letter from Commander Charles Thompson to Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund, submitting list of official overseas guests at Chequers during the first quarter, 1944, guests include Col. William Donovan, and John G Winant [carbon].

2 folios
01 May 1944
CHAR 1/385/11

Letter from Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund, to Commander Charles Thompson, acknowledging receipt of list of official overseas guests at Chequers during the first quarter, 1944, stating that he had arranged for the sum of £4 17s 6d to be paid to the Chequers Trust.

1 folio
18 May 1944
CHAR 1/385/12

Note from Grace Hamblin to G Lamont, Administrator, Chequers, asking for details of newspapers supplied to WSC at Chequers, amounting to 5s 5d per week [copy].

1 folio
06 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/385/13-15

Note from Kathleen Hill to Commander Charles Thompson, on the possibility of claiming re-imbursement from the Government Hospitality Fund for official overseas guests at Chequers in 1943, attaching list of guests, including King George II of Greece, Averell Harriman, Edouard Benes, Jan Masaryk, John G Winant, Stanley Bruce, King Peter of Yugoslavia and Jan Smuts [carbon].

3 folios
16 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/385/16

Letter from Commander Charles Thompson to Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund, on the possibility of retrospective payments from the Fund for official overseas guests at Chequers in 1943.

1 folio
17 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/385/17

Letter from Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund to Commander Charles Thompson, on the possibility of retrospective payments from the Fund for official overseas guests at Chequers in 1943, which he had referred to the Treasury.

1 folio
21 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/385/18

Letter from Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund to Commander Charles Thompson, on the possibility of retrospective payments from the Fund for official overseas guests at Chequers in 1943, which had been approved by the Treasury, confirming that he had sent a payment of £39 12s 6d to the Chequers Trust.

1 folio
24 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/385/19-20

List of official overseas guests at Chequers, April-June 1944, including John G Winant, Edward Stettinius, Jan Smuts, W MacKenzie King, John Curtin, Averell Harriman, and William Donovan.

2 folios
01 Apr 1944 - 30 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/385/21

Letter from Commander Charles Thompson to Sir Eric Crankshaw, sending list of official overseas guests at Chequers, Apr-June 1944 [carbon].

1 folio
24 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/385/22

Letter from The Government Hospitality Fund to Commander Charles Thompson, acknowledging receipt of list of official overseas guests at Chequers, Apr-June 1944.

1 folio
27 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/385/23-24

Letter from Retail Trades Ltd., Aylesbury to CSC, giving details of Sunday newspapers supplied to Chequers.

2 folios
27 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/385/24

Letter from the PS to CSC to Retail Trades Ltd, Aylesbury, thanks for details of Sunday newspapers supplied to Chequers, sending CSC's cheque in settlement of account [carbon].

1 folio
28 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/385/25

Letter from Retail Trades Ltd, Aylesbury to CSC, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £6 5s in settlement of account.

1 folio
03 Aug 1944
CHAR 1/385/26

Letter from Jo Sturdee, ps to CSC to Retail Trades Ltd., Aylesbury, confirming that CSC only received daily newspapers from them on two days per week, Saturdays and Mondays [carbon].

1 folio
08 Aug 1944
CHAR 1/385/27

List of official overseas guests at Chequers, July-Sept 1944 [carbon].

1 folio
01 Jul 1944 - 30 Sep 1944
CHAR 1/385/28-29

Letter from Commander Charles Thompson to Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund, sending list of official overseas guests at Chequers, July-Sept 1944 [2 carbons].

2 folios
01 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/385/30

Letter from Sir Eric Crankshaw, Government Hospitality Fund to Commander Charles Thompson, acknowledging receipt of list of official overseas guests at Chequers, July-Sep 1944, confirming that he had asked the Treasury to make a payment of £7 10s to the Chequers Trust.

1 folio
02 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/385/31

Note from Commander Charles Thompson to Kathleen Hill, confirming that he had sent list of official overseas guests at Chequers to the Government Hospitality Fund, asking if she would be willing to type the covering letter in future.

1 folio
02 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/385/32

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to E A Baker, Ministry of Food, requesting books of Meat and Cheese vouchers [carbon].

1 folio
05 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/385/33

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food, to Elizabeth Layton, sending books of Meat and Cheese vouchers.

1 folio
11 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/385/34

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to E A Baker, Ministry of Food, acknowledging receipt of books of Meat and Cheese coupons [carbon].

1 folio
12 Apr 1944
CHAR 1/385/35

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to E A Baker, Ministry of Food, requesting books of Bacon and Ham and Butter and Margarine coupons, and books of Points vouchers for the new rationing period [carbon].

1 folio
28 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/385/36

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food to Elizabeth Layton, , sending books of Bacon and Ham and Butter and Margarine coupons, and books of Points vouchers for the new rationing period.

1 folio
28 Jun 1944
CHAR 1/385/37

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to E A Baker, Ministry of Food, acknowledging receipt of books of coupons for Bacon and Ham, and Butter and Margarine, and five books of Points vouchers [carbon].

1 folio
04 Jul 1944
CHAR 1/385/38

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to E A Baker, Ministry of Food, requesting diplomatic coupons for Meat, Sugar, Preserves and Tea, for use in WSC's official entertaining [carbon].

1 folio
30 Oct 1944
CHAR 1/385/39

Letter from E A Baker, Ministry of Food, to Elizabeth Layton, sending diplomatic coupons for Meat, Sugar, Preserves and Tea, for use in WSC's official entertaining.

1 folio
01 Nov 1944
CHAR 1/385/40

Letter from Elizabeth Layton to E A Baker, Ministry of Food, acknowledging receipt of diplomatic coupons for Meat, Sugar, Preserves and Tea, for use in WSC's official entertaining [carbon].

1 folio
01 Nov 1944