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Takasima Colliery, Japan

 Organization

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

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Accounts current of the Takasima Colliery, Jan. 1878-Aug. 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/552
Scope and Contents

Accounts current of the Takasima Colliery, mostly those of Goto Shojiro, Takasima Colliery, with Nakahara Kuninosuki, Yokohama, represented by Jardine, Matheson & Co.

Dates: Jan. 1878-Aug. 1881
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Accounts: Nagasaki and Yokohama, 1870-1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/33/5
Scope and Contents

Accounts, etc., some relating to coal from the Takasima mine. The documents include reference to Charles James Hoyt; 'Albion'; 'Glenroy'; guano' and shipping.

Dates: 1870-1878
Conditions Governing Access: Certain items are unavailable due to their condition.
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Accounts of the Takasima colliery and mine, Feb. 1878-July 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/36/3
Scope and Contents

The accounts are signed by Thomas Robertson, Nagasaki.

Dates: Feb. 1878-July 1878
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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Business letters: Nagasaki, 1859-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10/4
Scope and Contents Letters from Nagasaki, including some from Desima. There are 1,517 principal letters and 10 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following:M.C. Adams & Co.; Alt & Co., Nagasaki; John Martin Armstrong (Thomas Hunt & Co.); Sir W.G. Armstrong & Co.James S. Barber (of Kanagawa); H. Barnett (Captain of the S.S. 'Argentino'); Henry P. Blanchard; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards...
Dates: 1859-1886
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 433 (letters nos 1-310), 434 (312-713), 435 (714-1044), 436 (1045-1414) and 437 (1415-1517 and S1-10). Letter no. 311 has not been microfilmed.
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Current account of the Takasima mine, 31 Jan. 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/19/12
Scope and Contents

Two copies of the current account of the Takasima mine with Ryle Holme, including a coal stock account; dated Nagasaki.

Dates: 31 Jan. 1876
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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Current accounts of the Takasima mine, 30 June 1875-31 Dec. 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/18/9
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 30 June 1875-31 Dec. 1875
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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Current accounts of the Takasima mine, 30 Sep. 1875-31 Dec. 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/18/17
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 30 Sep. 1875-31 Dec. 1875
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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Current accounts of the Takasima mine, 31 Jan. 1876-31 Mar. 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/19/7
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Current accounts of the Takasima mine with Jardine, Matheson & Co., including coal stock accounts; dated Shanghai.

Dates: 31 Jan. 1876-31 Mar. 1876
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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General working account of the Takasima Colliery, circa Jan. 1876-circa Oct. 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/550
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A wide range of accounts and other papers relating to Jardine, Matheson and Co., companies it owned or managed, and extraneous institutions.Much of the series is concerned with maritime trading, relating primarily to the consignment of goods, notably opium, and the range of expenses incurred by their transportation. Many of the volumes are undifferentiated by creator. However, there are some records relating to particular companies and traders. These include Robert Taylor (1-6),...
Dates: circa Jan. 1876-circa Oct. 1876
Conditions Governing Access: Unavailable due to condition.
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General working account of the Takasima Colliery, Nov. 1876-Dec. 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/551
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A wide range of accounts and other papers relating to Jardine, Matheson and Co., companies it owned or managed, and extraneous institutions.Much of the series is concerned with maritime trading, relating primarily to the consignment of goods, notably opium, and the range of expenses incurred by their transportation. Many of the volumes are undifferentiated by creator. However, there are some records relating to particular companies and traders. These include Robert Taylor (1-6),...
Dates: Nov. 1876-Dec. 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Hong Kong telegrams, Feb. 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/E1/49
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Feb. 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Letters from Henry William Martin, 1876-1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D7/5
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1876-1878
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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Letters from Ryle Holme, 1876-1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D7/6
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1876-1878
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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Letters from Ryle Holme and Thomas Robertson, Jan. 1878-Dec. 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D7/7
Scope and Contents Copies (mostly press copies) of letters from Ryle Holme and Thomas Robertson, Nagasaki, including letters regarding the Takasima Colliery. Many of the letters are to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai and Yokohama, but there are also letters to correspondents in Chefoo, Hakodadi, Hiogo, Kobe, London, Nagasaki, Newchwang, Taku and Tientsin. The bundle also includes some letters from Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, to Jardine Matheson, Nagasaki, and others. An accompanying label describes the letters as...
Dates: Jan. 1878-Dec. 1878
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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Papers on the Takasima Mine, 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25/70
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1879
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 letters from J.J. Keswick, Sep. 1880-Oct. 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C39
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Sep. 1880-Oct. 1880
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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Takasima mine accounts: Yokohama, 31 Oct. 1875-31 Dec. 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/18/22
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A wide range of accounts and other business papers from China, Hong Kong, Japan and other places relating to Jardine, Matheson & Co. and associated companies and individuals. The papers include abstracts; balances and trial balances; bills of exchange; current accounts; delivery orders; disbursements accounts; documents regarding the 'Hong Kong Times' and 'Daily Advertiser'; invoices; payment orders, cash vouchers and cheques; receipts; reports on merchandise; sales accounts; valuations...
Dates: 31 Oct. 1875-31 Dec. 1875
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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