Takasima Colliery, Japan
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Accounts current of the Takasima Colliery, mostly those of Goto Shojiro, Takasima Colliery, with Nakahara Kuninosuki, Yokohama, represented by Jardine, Matheson & Co.
Accounts, etc., some relating to coal from the Takasima mine. The documents include reference to Charles James Hoyt; 'Albion'; 'Glenroy'; guano' and shipping.
The accounts are signed by Thomas Robertson, Nagasaki.
Two copies of the current account of the Takasima mine with Ryle Holme, including a coal stock account; dated Nagasaki.
Current accounts of the Takasima mine with Jardine, Matheson & Co., including coal stock accounts; dated Shanghai. There is also a duplicated copy of the account for November.
Current accounts of the Takasima mine with Ryle Holme, including coal stock accounts; dated Nagasaki, 30 September-31 December 1875. There is also a cancelled statement of disbursements and receipts, dated Nagasaki, 14 October 1875.
Current accounts of the Takasima mine with Jardine, Matheson & Co., including coal stock accounts; dated Shanghai.
Three coded telegrams from [F.B.] Johnson, Hong Kong, to [William] Keswick, Matheson & Co., London, 17, 24 and 26 February 1878, regarding the Takasima Mine, Goto Shojiro and the China Sugar Refinery. There are also manuscript decodings of each of the telegrams.
Copies (mostly press copies) of letters from Henry William Martin, Takasima, to Ryle Holme and John Macgregor, reporting on the progress of the Takasima mine.
Press copies of letters from Ryle Holme, Nagasaki, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai and Yokohama, 1877-1878, regarding the Takasima Colliery, with a few letters to other correspondents, such as Browne & Co., Kobe, and Hatch & Co., Tientsin. There are also press copies of letters to Holme from various correspondents at Takasima and Yokohama, 1877, and accounts, invoices and memoranda, mostly relating to the Takasima colliery, 1876-1878.
Copies of documents regarding the Takasima Mine: a memorandum of agreement between Goto Shojiro, proprietor of the Takasima and other coal mines, and Nakahara Kuninosuke, 19 April 1879; articles of agreement between Shojiro and Kuninosuke, 22 May 1879; a power of attorney granted by Kuninozuke to Jardine, Matheson & Co., 27 May 1879; and extracts from agreements made with John Smith Beresford, underviewer of the Takasima Colliery, undated.
The volume contains press copies of private letters from J.J. Keswick, Nagasaki and Shanghai, concerning the Takasima Colliery, Japan. Most of the letters are addressed to William Keswick, Hong Kong, but there are also letters to Kojima Riotaro, agent for Goto Shojiro, Nagasaki, and to C.F. Hooper, Nagasaki. Only pages 1-32 of the volume have been used.