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CHAR 28/123 Acquired Papers. Correspondence and papers covering Lady Randolph Churchill's finances and legal affairs. All items are typescript unless otherwise described.

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CHAR 28/123/1

Letter from James Marshall and Arthur Marshall (10 New Square, Lincolns Inn, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill thanking her for a cheque for 10 pounds and 15 shillings in respect of the payment of interest. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
17 Apr 1915
CHAR 28/123/2

Letter from H J S Woodhouse, Solicitor (49 St James' Street, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill confirming an appointment for her to meet the auditors of the Ladies' Athenaeum Club and informing her that he has paid a cheque for 70 pounds into her account.

1 folio
22 Apr 1915
CHAR 28/123/3

Letter from Arthur du Cros (14 Regent Street, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill enclosing a cheque for 3,000 pounds to pay part of her lease on her house at 72 Brook Street and discussing repayment of the amount.

1 folio
16 Mar 1916
CHAR 28/123/4

Letter from Arthur du Cros (14 Regent Street, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill asking her whether she has heard from [James] White about variations in the security for a loan of 3,000 pounds and informing her that he is to investigate the provisions of the Naval and Military War Pensions Act, 1915.

1 folio
22 Mar 1916
CHAR 28/123/5

Letter from James White (Grand Hotel, London) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] discussing her decision not to repay part of a loan of 3,000 pounds from the proceeds of the sale of her house. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
24 Mar 1916
CHAR 28/123/6

Copy of a letter from [Colonel Fitzgerald] (War Office) to [Arthur] du Cros informing him that the "scheme" outlined by du Cros and Lady Randolph Churchill is covered by the provisions of the Naval and Military War Pensions Act, 1915.

1 folio
21 Mar 1916
CHAR 28/123/7

Copy of a letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] to [?Arthur du Cros] thanking him for his flexibility about the repayment of a loan of 3,000 pounds and expressing optimism about the success of their "scheme" [relating to the provisions of the Naval and Military War Pensions Act, 1915].

1 folio
20 Mar 1916
CHAR 28/123/8

Letter from Sir George Lewis (Lewis and Lewis, Ely Place, Holborn [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he says that he has had an interview with the solicitors acting for George Cornwallis-West over his bankruptcy and is going to discover whether the latter intends to cite Lady Randolph as a reason for his financial difficulties.

1 folio
03 Apr 1916
CHAR 28/123/9

Letter from H J S Woodhouse (H J S Woodhouse and Company Solicitors, 49 St James' Street, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill enclosing copies of letters [see CHAR 28/123/10-11] and informing her that he intends to see Sir George Lewis.

1 folio
02 May 1916
CHAR 28/123/10

Copy of a letter from Lewis and Lewis (Ely Place, Holborn, London) to H J S Woodhouse enclosing a letter from Sir Ernest Cassel's administration about his decision regarding the lease of Lady Randolph Churchill's house at 72 Brook Street enclosing copies of letters [see CHAR 28/123/11]. Covering letter at CHAR 28/123/9.

1 folio
01 May 1916
CHAR 28/123/11

Copy of a letter from Sir Ernest Cassel's administration (51 Green Street, Grosvenor Square [London]) to Lewis and Lewis informing them that Sir Ernest Cassel has decided to refuse to advance a sum of money to Lady Randolph Churchill's house at 72 Brook Street but will contribute 2,500 pounds. Covering letter at CHAR 28/123/9. See also CHAR 28/123/10.

1 folio
28 May 1916
CHAR 28/123/12

Letter from Nicholl, Manistry and Company (1 Howard Street, Strand, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill advising her not to sell shares in the Pennsylvania Railway Company from Lord Randolph Churchill's settlement trust in exchange for Exchequer Bonds. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
27 May 1916
CHAR 28/123/13

Letter from Nicholl, Manistry and Company (1 Howard Street, Strand, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill enclosing a letter [see CHAR 28/123/14] relating to her Income tax return and discussing the terms of her mortgage.

1 folio
30 Jan 1920
CHAR 28/123/14

Copy of a letter from Nicholl, Manistry and Company (1 Howard Street, Strand, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill discussing Income tax to be paid and the premiums on the policies on her life. Covering letter at CHAR 28/123/13.

1 folio
09 May 1919
CHAR 28/123/15

Copy of a letter from Lady Randolph Churchill (8 Westbourne Street, Hyde Park [London]) to the Lincoln Trust Company discussing arrangements for the payment of money [from the estate of Clara Jerome] into her accounts. Manuscript in the hand of Lady Randolph Churchill.

1 folio
11 Feb 1920
CHAR 28/123/16

Letter from the Lincoln Trust Company (204 5th Avenue [New York, London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill acknowledging her instructions regarding arrangements for the payment of money from the estate of Clara Jerome into her accounts. See CHAR 28/123/15.

1 folio
26 Feb 1920
CHAR 28/123/17

Letter from Munroe and Company (4 Rue Ventadour, Paris [France]) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that they have paid in 5390 FF into her account.

1 folio
23 Mar 1920
CHAR 28/123/18

Letter from Nicholl Manistry and Company (1 Howard Street, Strand [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill returning the Receiver's account and informing her that they have not made any claims for the repayment of Income Tax.

1 folio
13 May 1920
CHAR 28/123/19

Copy of a letter from Lady Randolph Churchill to an unidentified correspondent amending instructions regarding payments from the Lincoln Trust Company [from the estate of Clara Jerome] into her accounts. Manuscript in the hand of Lady Randolph Churchill.

1 folio
14 May 1920
CHAR 28/123/20

Letter from Munroe and Company (Paris, France) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her of a payment of 10,350 FF into her account.

1 folio
29 May 1920
CHAR 28/123/21

Telegram from Munroe and Company (Paris, France) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her of a payment of 9,200 FF into her account.

1 folio
05 Jun 1920
CHAR 28/123/22

Letter from Munroe and Company (29 Rue Ventadour, Paris, France) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her of a payment of 10,195.30 FF into her account.

1 folio
29 Jun 1920
CHAR 28/123/23

Letter from O Wimbush (Norwich Union Life Insurance Society, 39 St James' Street, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill enclosing copies of letters [see CHAR 28/123/24-25].

1 folio
22 Sep 1920
CHAR 28/123/24

Copy of a letter from [O Wimbush] the West End Manager ([Norwich Union Life Insurance Society, 39 St James' Street, London]) to Mr Lees requesting on behalf of Lady Randolph Churchill information about her financial situation regarding her loan from the Norwich Union and its repayment in the event of her death. Covering letter at CHAR 28/123/23.

1 folio
20 Sep 1920
CHAR 28/123/25

Copy of a letter from Mr Lees to [O Wimbush] the West End Manager of the Norwich Union Life Insurance Society giving details of Lady Randolph Churchill's financial situation and her loan from the Norwich Union. Covering letter at CHAR 28/123/24.

1 folio
21 Sep 1920
CHAR 28/123/26

Copy of a letter from Nicholl Manistry and Company (1 Howard Street, London) to [Mr Lees] Secretary of the Norwich Union Life Insurance Society concerning their suggestion that the rate of interest on Lady Randolph Churchill's mortgage should be increased and pointing out that Lady Randolph's finances have not improved during the war owing to the increase in Income Tax and the fact that her income comes from Trust investments.

1 folio
29 Oct 1920
CHAR 28/123/27

Copy of a letter from Mr Lees, Secretary of the Norwich Union Life Insurance Society ([Norwich]) to Nicholl Manistry and Company reiterating his decision to raise the rate of interest payable on Lady Randolph Churchill's mortgage.

1 folio
30 Oct 1920
CHAR 28/123/28

Copy of a letter from Mr Lees, Secretary of the Norwich Union Life Insurance Society ([Norwich]) to Nicholl Manistry and Company informing them of their decision to lower the rate of interest payable on Lady Randolph Churchill's mortgage if prompt payment is made and pointing out how favourable the terms of the loan to Lady Randolph have been.

1 folio
03 Dec 1920
CHAR 28/123/29

Draft agreement relating to the rates of interest payable on a loan of 3,500 pounds to Lady Randolph Churchill's from the Phoenix Assurance Company Limited which is to be signed by Lady Randolph, Sir John Leslie, [3rd] Lord Sackville and Hugh Warrender and George Cornwallis-West.

1 folio
18 Jul 1908
CHAR 28/123/30-31

Copy of a letter from the Phoenix Assurance Company Limited (Phoenix House, King William Street, London) to Nicholl Manistry and Company concerning their decision to raise the rates of interest on a loan to Lady Randolph Churchill.

2 folios
07 Dec 1920
CHAR 28/123/32

Letter from Nicholl Manistry and Company (1 Howard Street, Strand, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill advising her to accept an offer from the Phoenix Assurance Company Limited to raise the rates of interest repayable on a loan to her and requesting that she should obtain the agreement of Sir John Leslie, [3rd] Lord Sackville and Hugh Warrender. They undertake to inform the Phoenix Assurance Company that George Cornwallis West, one of the guarantors, has been declared bankrupt.

1 folio
08 Dec 1920
CHAR 28/123/33-34

Letter from Nicholl Manistry and Company (1 Howard Street, Strand, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill enclosing a letter [not present] from the Norwich Union Life Insurance Company accepting 6% rather than 6.5% as the rate of interest repayable on a loan to her. Envelope present.

2 folios
06 Dec 1920
CHAR 28/123/35

Letter from Nicholl Manistry and Company (1 Howard Street, Strand, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill asking her to obtain the signatures of the guarantors of her loan from the Phoenix Assurance Company Limited.

1 folio
28 Jan 1921
CHAR 28/123/36

Note from "M" [Montagu Porch] to [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he has sent a cheque for 60 pounds in respect of Super tax for 1920-1921.

1 folio
[1921]
CHAR 28/123/37

Letter from W E Bickford (Office of the Special Commissioners of Income Tax, York House, 23 Kingsway, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill asking her whether she is able to make arrangements for the payment of Super tax for 1920-1921 in the absence of Montagu Porch.

1 folio
23 Mar 1921
CHAR 28/123/38

Filing slip marked "Munroe's Bank, Paris".

1 folio
[1921]
CHAR 28/123/39

Letter from Munroe and Company (4 Rue Ventadour, Paris, France) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that they are sending her a cheque book and that the balance of her account is 9,841.20 FF.

1 folio
29 Mar 1921
CHAR 28/123/40

Bank statement in respect of Lady Randolph Churchill's account with Munroe and Company (4 Rue Ventadour, Paris, France) showing the balance of her account as 11,877.40 FF.

1 folio
31 Dec 1920
CHAR 28/123/41

Note from "M" [Montagu Porch] to [Lady Randolph Churchill] enclosing a receipt [see CHAR 28/123/42].

1 folio
22 Apr 1921
CHAR 28/123/42

Receipt from H King and Son Builders to Montagu Porch for 575 pounds. Covering note at CHAR 28/123/41.

1 folio
01 Apr 1921
CHAR 28/123/43-44

Letter from Nicholl Manistry and Company (1 Howard Street, Strand, London) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her of the premiums payable on two Alliance Policies and informing her that the Phoenix Assurance Company Limited are requesting a repayment on a life policy.

2 folios
01 Apr 1921
CHAR 28/123/45

Letter from J Anderson (48 Castle Street, Edinburgh [Scotland]) to Lady Randolph Churchill thanking her for a cheque for 104 l. 14 s. 3 d. in respect of interest on a loan due to Hugh Warrender and asking her to inform them when the loan is likely to be repaid.

1 folio
14 Apr 1921