Personal: Chartwell House and Estate: Wells Street and Puddleduck Cottages.

Reference code: CHUR 1/132

Part of: CHUR 1
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Date: Apr 1949 - May 1953

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Correspondence relating to purchase of land and the construction of the cottages by the Chartwell Literary Trust and their purchase by WSC. Correspondents include: L Graham-Dixon on the investment by the Trust; A W Southon and Sons relating to building and repair work; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (9); Nicholl Manistry and Company; Fladgate and Company on the Trust's affairs; and Guy Hanscombe (4). Also includes notes from WSC, CSC and Christopher Soames; notes and copies of correspondence from Denis Kelly [Literary Assistant to WSC]; and from secretaries Grace Hamblin, Monica Graham and "N S" [Jo Sturdee later Lady Onslow]; copies of letters to 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier Frederick Lindemann] and Brendan Bracken; and statements relating to the financial affairs of the Trust.

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