Leefe, Lawrence Noel, 1872-1951 (businessman)
- Existence: 1872 - 1951
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Typescript copies of letters and telegrams regarding Messrs Durant, Bevan & Co. Ltd and the silk trade: two letters from David Landale to H.F. Scudamore, Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, New York, 21 January 1926 and 12 April 1926; a letter from L.N. Leefe, Director, Matheson & Co. Ltd, to Durant, Bevan & Co. Ltd, London, 9 March 1926; and telegrams from New York, January and April 1926.
Original letters from J.F. Owen to L.N. Leefe, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, reporting on his visit to East Africa: no. 1, Tanga, Tanganyika Territory, 16 December 1928; unnumbered, Tanga, 16 December 1928; no. 2, Nairobi, c/o. Smith, Mackenzie & Co., 11 January 1929; and no. 3, Nairobi, 20 January 1929, enclosing a 'Memorandum for Ewo Mills on Piece Goods Trade in - Kenya, Uganda, and Tanganyika'. Nos 1-3 are typed; the unnumbered letter is handwritten.
Typescript notes by L.N. Leefe on the history of Jardine, Matheson & Co. at Hong Kong from 1906 to the 1920s. The folder is numbered 11 on the front cover.
A manuscript letter from L.N. Leefe to B.F.B. Beith, 12 February 1949, enclosing two pages of notes on the history of the China Sugar Refinery Co.: notes by L.N. Leefe himself, 22 February 1949, and a copy of notes written originally by Choa Po Sin in Spring 1939.
Correspondence (including some telegrams) of Directors of Matheson & Co. Ltd, with some related letters and papers. The main correspondents are D.G.M. Bernard, Henry Keswick, Sir R.W.B. Jardine, William Keswick, David Landale and L.N. Leefe. The correspondence is comprised of originals and copies of letters to the firm and copies of letters from the Directors.
Semi-official and private correspondence between New York and Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1930-1933
Semi-official and private correspondence between Jardine Matheson, New York, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Matheson & Co., London, with enclosed letters and papers. There are also copies of telegrams exchanged by Jardine Matheson, New York, with Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, L.N. Leefe, A.H. Merriles, J.J. Paterson and H.F. Scudamore.