10, Downing Street, London, England
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Personal: Financial: income tax, surtax, property, salary: statements, accounts, memoranda, and forecasts prepared by Wood, Willey and Company [WSC's accountants]., 19 Oct 1951 - 16 Apr 1955
Includes correspondence about various members of WSC's staff, including appointments, salary details and references. Correspondence relates to John Colville (former Private Secretary to WSC), Denis Kelly (literary assistant to WSC) and Walter Thompson (former personal detective to WSC), and to those who were given signed photographs of WSC.
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940]., Jun 1903 - Feb 1941
Public and Political: General: Various: "I worked for Mr Churchill" by Elizabeth Layton, typescript., 1947
Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC informing him that the President [Roosevelt] has sent him 6 new maps in substitution for some which are now in the map cabinet at No.10, and suggesting text for a short telegram of thanks. [Initialled typescript] [Dated 2 Jan 1944, but presumably 2 Jan 1945] Initialled and dated by WSC in red ink.
Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal" thanking him for the 6 new maps for his map cabinet, "which were safely delivered today".
Letter from WSC (Chateau Bordaberry [Near Hendaye, France]) to Clement Attlee [Leader of the Labour Party] stating that he might require a Government servant during his mission to Berlin [Potsdam Conference, Germany] and suggesting Chamberlain, one of the messengers at Number 10 [carbon].
Note from WSC to his Private Office listing guests for a private dinner party at 10 Downing Street on 4 Apr  [typescript, annotated with details of acceptances and refusals].
Memorandum from John Colville to Anthony Bevir, John Martin, John Peck [Private Secretaries to WSC] and Charles Barker [Chief Clerk, 10 Downing Street] informing them of change of telephone number for Captain Harbord [head of WSC's personal cypher staff] and his substitute, Mr. Wetherall [Home Forces cypher staff]. [Carbon].
Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [Secretary of State for Air, later 1st Lord Thurso] to WSC chastising him for neglecting to use an air raid shelter himself whilst insisting that the rest of the country do so; includes filing note. [Manuscript].
Letter from WSC to A V Alexander, First Lord of the Admiralty, thanking him for the use of Admiralty House as a room at 10 Downing Street was unusable.
Letter from WSC to Neville Chamberlain on bombing of Downing Street, also suggests, with King George VI's approval, that Chamberlain should continue to see telegrams and papers of special interest. [Carbon].
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