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Personal: Business: correspondence with representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]., 1948 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/28A-B

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Other correspondents include: Sir Arthur Jarratt (3); Sir Alexander Korda; Brendan Bracken; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Maxwell Aitken]; Leslie Graham-Dixon (2); Bernard Baruch. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Grace Hamblin, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Gillian Maturin, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Doreen Pugh; and Denis Kelly [Literary Assistant to WSC].Subjects include: matters concerning WSC's finances, including annuities paid under deeds of covenant to various family members and others, WSC's will and life insurance, CSC's allowance, and income tax; Fladgate's charges; the Chartwell Trust papers and publishing letters from them; Bardogs and Parkside Farms, Chartwell [Kent]; the Biel Estate [East Lothian, Scotland]; WSC's literary rights, including for the war memoirs and "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"; reproducing WSC's works and pictures; the name of the Churchill Night Club; possible libel over articles in the Daily Herald and Tribune; matters concerning WSC's property, especially 27 and 28 Hyde Park Gate [London]; Moir's health.Also includes: cutting from Hansard; details of the Chartwell Literary Trust accounts; a legal opinion from Gilbert Paull; copies of agreements and contracts between WSC and various publishers, including Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], for "The Second World War" and "English-Speaking Peoples"; note indicating removal of material from the file to Hyde Park Gate; copy of Tribune containing apology to WSC.


  • Creation: 1948 - 1956

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