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Balfour, Guthrie and Co Ltd

 Organization

Biography

Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, represented the interests of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in the United States from the closure of the firm's own office in 1932 until 31 March 1963, although it continued to receive an annual retainer fee from the firm after this date.

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence re Balfour Guthrie & Co. Ltd, 8 Feb. 1966-5 Apr. 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/1/30
Scope and Contents The ring-binder is labelled '1966/1967 Semi-official Balfour Guthrie San Francisco New York' and numbered 1. It is divided into two sections:1. New York: correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Taipei, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with related letters and papers, including correspondence and telegrams exchanged between Hong Kong, London and Taipei and Balfour, Williamson Inc., New York, 8 February 1966-5 April 1967.2. Balfour, Guthrie...
Dates: 8 Feb. 1966-5 Apr. 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1830-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K60
Scope and Contents Originals, copies and extracts of letters, notices and other correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and other correspondents, with a few related papers:1. A manuscript translation of a notification from the Hong merchants to Jardine, Matheson & Co., Dent & Co. and others, 18 March 1830, 'concerning debts that may hereafter be contracted'.2. A typescript notice addressed to Magniac & Co., dated Glasgow, 22 December 1831, announcing the death that morning...
Dates: 1830-1939
Conditions Governing Access: Nos 1 and 8 have been removed due to their bad condition, and are not available to readers.
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Miscellaneous semi-official and other correspondence, 1953-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/161
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous semi-official and property correspondence between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd; Matheson & Co. Ltd; and representatives of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, with enclosures.TAIPEIOriginal property letter no. P.1 from B.E. Bolton, Jardine Matheson, Taipei, to R. Gordon, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 19 March 1954, and a copy of property letter no. P.1 from R. Gordon, Hong Kong, to B.E. Bolton, Taipei, 24 March 1954, regarding Bolton's...
Dates: 1953-1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential and other correspondence re Mount Trading Co. Ltd, 1947-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/19
Scope and Contents Private and confidential correspondence, other correspondence and related papers of and regarding the Mount Trading Co. Ltd. There are six main sections: miscellaneous telegrams; weekly P.L. letters from the Mount Trading Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, to Samuel Montagu & Co./Samuel Montagu & Co. Ltd, London; accounts of the Mount Trading Co. Ltd and related companies; private and confidential and semi-official correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd; official correspondence of...
Dates: 1947-1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official and other correspondence between Hong Kong and Australia, Korea, Kuching and New York, 1954-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/119
Scope and Contents Semi-official and other correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York; Robert Gillespie Pty Ltd, Sydney; L.G. Frost (Resident Representative of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in Australasia), Barron Heads and Sydney, Australia; Jardine Matheson, Seoul, Korea; and Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Kuching, with a few letters between other correspondents. Some letters have been placed in separate files, but there are sheets listing their...
Dates: 1954-1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and Korea, New York and Shanghai, 1958-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/124
Scope and Contents Semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd/Balfour, Williamson Inc., New York, and Jardine Matheson, Korea, with enclosed letters and papers. There is also a small set of correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Y.C. Liu, the firm's representative in Shanghai. The semi-official letters to Hong Kong are originals; the letters from Hong Kong are copies. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, D.I. Bosanquet,...
Dates: 1958-1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and New York, 1952-1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/122
Scope and Contents

Semi-official and some other correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosures. A few letters from each volume have been placed in separate files, but there are sheets listing the contents of the missing items. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, H.H. Lennox and E.F. Watts, Hong Kong, and D. Cowley, Arol Davidson, H.M. Mennear, H.G. Perry, C.E. Thompson, A.S.R. Williamson, New York.

Dates: 1952-1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between London and New York, 4 Oct. 1943-28 Nov. 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/105
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence between B.D.F. Beith (mainly) and J.F. Owen, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and A. Davidson, J. Harvey Swenarton and others, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosed letters and papers, including press cuttings and particulars of U.S. dollar drafts issued in Chungking forwarded by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Matheson & Co. Ltd to Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York. Many of the letters are addressed to either Balfour,...
Dates: 4 Oct. 1943-28 Nov. 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between New York and Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1941-1947

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/142
Scope and Contents Semi-official and some other correspondence between Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosures:1. A copy of an unnumbered semi-official letter from Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York to J.H. Keswick, Shanghai, 23 June 1947, regarding the Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co., with a covering note to W.J. Keswick of 23 June 1947.2. Copies of semi-official letters nos...
Dates: 1941-1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between New York and Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1932-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/39
Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence between Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, A. Davidson, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, J.J. Paterson, A.B. Stewart and C.E. Thompson.

Dates: 1932-1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between New York and London, 29 July 1932-14 July 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/38
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosed letters and papers. Each section is preceded by an index.1. Unnumbered semi-official letters from A. Davidson and C.E. Thompson, New York, to D.G.M. Bernard (mainly) and L.N. Leefe, London, 29 July 1932-29 April 1935.The index contains the following entries:A: American Bureau of Metal Statistics.C: Continentale...
Dates: 29 July 1932-14 July 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between Tokyo and Kobe, New York, Osaka and Taipei, 1952-1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/160
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, and Jardine Matheson, Kobe and Taipei, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosures. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, B.E. Bolton, A. Davidson, F. Jolly, J. McHugh, F.A. Pollock, E.F. Watts, A.R.J. White, E.Y. Whyte and A.S.R. Williamson.

Dates: 1952-1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between Tokyo and Korea, New York and Tientsin, 1950-1951 (mainly 1950)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/159
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, and Jardine Matheson, Korea and Tientsin, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosures:NEW YORK1. An unnumbered semi-official letter from A. Davidson, New York, to F.A. Pollock, Tokyo, 10 April 1951.2. Semi-official letters from F.A. Pollock and M.L. Railton, Tokyo, to A.S.R. Williamson, New York: unnumbered, 23 March 1950, 4 August 1950 and 5 August 1950, no. 68, 20 April...
Dates: 1950-1951 (mainly 1950)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence of Hong Kong and Shanghai with New York, 1948-1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/135
Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Balfour Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with enclosed papers. The correspondents are A. Davidson, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.M. Mennear, F.A. Pollock, C.E. Thompson, E.F. Watts and A.S.R. Williamson.

Dates: 1948-1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to New York, 23 June 1927-3 Dec. 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/54
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, New York, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with a few enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos 69-140 from B.D.F. Beith and J.J. Paterson to H.F. Scudamore and E.T. Seward, Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 26 February 1929-10 June 1932.2. Nos 1-7 from J.J. Paterson to A. Davidson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, 13 October 1932-12 February 1934.3. Two...
Dates: 23 June 1927-3 Dec. 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to New York, 2 Feb. 1953-29 Dec. 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/198
Scope and Contents An incomplete set of copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd and Balfour, Williamson Inc., New York, with enclosed letters and papers. The file includes some notes indicating that certain semi-official and other letters can be found in other files.1. Nos 1-21, 23-26 and 28 from R. Gordon and (mainly) J.H. Keswick to A. Davidson, C.E. Thompson and A.S.R. Williamson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, 2 February-28 November...
Dates: 2 Feb. 1953-29 Dec. 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to New York, 21 Jan. 1959-30 Dec. 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/125
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters nos 1-14 from H.D.M. Barton, D.I. Bosanquet and I.D. Bruce, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to C.E. Thompson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York. The subjects covered include air conditioning - Union House; Canon Cameras; Chesnutt, Cooper & Co. - interest; frozen eviscerated poultry, Hong Kong; Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Corporation; Taipei shipping - P.D. Marchessini & Co. (New York) Ltd; tea; and tea - S.R. Hawke.

Dates: 21 Jan. 1959-30 Dec. 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to New York and between London and Tokyo, 2 Jan. 1957-31 Dec. 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/123
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence, with enclosures:1. Letters nos 1-35 from H.D.M. Barton (mainly) and D.C. Geddes, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Arol Davidson and C.E. Thompson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, 6 February-30 December 1957.2. Letters nos 701-775 from J.H. Keswick and W.J. Keswick, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to I.F. Aucott, Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, 2 January-31 December 1957.3. Letters nos 1-53 from I.F. Aucott, Tokyo, to...
Dates: 2 Jan. 1957-31 Dec. 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to New York, 10 Sep. 1930-18 Feb. 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/47
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London: unnumbered letters to H.F. Scudamore, Jardine Matheson, New York, 10 September 1930-10 August 1932, and nos 1-75, 8 September 1932-2 July 1942 and no. 76, 18 February 1944, to A. Davidson and C.E. Thompson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York. The volume is numbered 1 on the spine.

Dates: 10 Sep. 1930-18 Feb. 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from New York to Hong Kong, 9 Nov. 1938-4 Dec. 1941 (9 November 1938 and 17 June 1940-4 December 1941)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/106
Scope and Contents

Copies of unnumbered semi-official letters from A. Davidson and C.E. Thompson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to J.J. Paterson, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed papers, including semi-monthly reports of unsold tea. Most of the correspondence concerns the tea trade. The ring-binder is labelled 'S.O. Letters - New York to Hong Kong'.

Dates: 9 Nov. 1938-4 Dec. 1941 (9 November 1938 and 17 June 1940-4 December 1941)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from New York to Hong Kong, 19 Jan. 1956-1 Aug. 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/222
Scope and Contents

A small set of photostats of unnumbered semi-official letters from A. Davidson, H.M. Mennear and C.E. Thompson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, to H.D.M. Barton (mainly) and E.F. Watts, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. The subjects covered include Canadian shipments of sulphate to China and Jardine, Balfour Inc. The file is labelled 'S.O. New York to Hongkong 1956 [Decided not necessary to continue. Feb./Aug.]'.

Dates: 19 Jan. 1956-1 Aug. 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from New York to Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1917-1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/40
Scope and Contents Original semi-official letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers, including copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, New York, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai. There are also some other original letters from New York to London, including reports on the silk market, and copies of cablegrams exchanged by Jardine Matheson, New York, with Jardine...
Dates: 1917-1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from New York to London, 24 Aug. 1939-17 Dec. 1943 (mainly 1941-1943)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/107
Scope and Contents Original semi-official letters from A. Davidson, J.H. Swenarton, C.E. Thompson, C.E. Williamson and others, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to B.D.F. Beith, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 18 December 1941-17 December 1943, with enclosed letters and papers, including semi-monthly reports of unsold tea. There are also copies of telegrams exchanged between London and New York, 9 December 1941-26 May 1942, and of semi-official and other letters from B.D.F. Beith and J.F. Owen,...
Dates: 24 Aug. 1939-17 Dec. 1943 (mainly 1941-1943)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from New York to London, 18 Dec. 1941-29 Dec. 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/108
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from A. Davidson, J.H. Swenarton, C.E. Thompson and others, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to B.D.F. Beith and W.J. Keswick, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosures, including semi-monthly reports of unsold tea. Some of the letters are addressed simply to Matheson & Co. Ltd. There are also some copies of telegrams exchanged between London and New York. Much of the correspondence is concerned with the tea trade. The other subjects include...
Dates: 18 Dec. 1941-29 Dec. 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from New York to Shanghai, 1937-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/111
Scope and Contents

Copies of unnumbered semi-official letters from Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosures, including monthly reports on silk and tea. The correspondents are A. Davidson, C. Ryder and C.E. Thompson, New York, and J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick and F.A. Pollock, Shanghai.

Dates: 1937-1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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