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Miles and Kitson Ltd

 Organization

Biography

Miles & Kitson Ltd was a firm of tea merchants dealing in teas from all producing areas, but specialising in Darjeelings. It was a subsidiary of Matheson & Co. Ltd.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Balance sheets and accounts of Miles & Kitson Ltd, 1946-1966 (accounts for 1946-1965)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/9/103
Dates: 1946-1966 (accounts for 1946-1965)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence re Corrie, Freeman & Co., 1964-1967

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/1/87
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the acquisition of Corrie, Freeman & Co., wholesale tea and coffee merchants, by Miles & Kitson Ltd and the registration of the firm and its associated companies. The file contains correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and J. B√ľnting & Co., Leer, S.J.K. Edwards (Manager of Corrie, Freeman & Co.), London, Major Roy Howard, Lower Heswall, and Linklaters & Paines, London, and correspondence between Miles & Kitson Ltd...
Dates: 1964-1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence re Miles & Kitson Ltd, 16 July 1946-7 Apr. 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/1/335
Scope and Contents

A small set of copies of correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Porritt, Rainey & Co., London (mainly), Miles & Kitson Ltd, London, and others, with some related papers. Much of the correspondence concerns the annual accounts of Miles & Kitson Ltd prepared by Porritt, Rainey & Co. The ring-binder is labelled 'Miles & Kitson Ltd. File II'.

Dates: 16 July 1946-7 Apr. 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence with Miles & Kitson Ltd, 23 Jan. 1939-4 Dec. 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/2/30
Scope and Contents Correspondence between B.D.F. Beith and J.F. Owen, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and R.O.S. Milde, Miles & Kitson Ltd, with many related letters, including correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and E.F. Aucott, Cults, Esher and Stirling; A.G.A. Rainey, Porritt, Rainey & Co., chartered accountants, Canterbury; and A.C. Sterling, R.C. Treatt & Co. Ltd, London. There are also some copies of correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and W.J. Keswick, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai,...
Dates: 23 Jan. 1939-4 Dec. 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
 sub-sub-sub-subseries

Monthly reports of departments and subsidiaries, 1944-1975

 sub-sub-sub-subseries
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/9/94/12
Scope and Contents

An incomplete series of monthly and some weekly reports and statements of departments and subsidiary companies of Matheson & Co. Ltd, arranged into sections by department or company.

Dates: 1944-1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.