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Beith, Benjamin David Fleming, 1884-1960 (businessman)

 Person

Biography

Benjamin David Fleming Beith was employed by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1907-1935, working mainly in the Private Office, before joining Matheson & Co. Ltd. He was a Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1921-1944, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1940-1945.

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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, Jan. 1942-Nov. 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/86
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from H.H. Lennox and W.S. Dupree, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Unnumbered letters, 6 January-19 May 1942, and nos 1-71, 21 May 1942-15 January 1944, from H.H. Lennox to B.D.F. Beith.2. Nos 1-65 from W.S. Dupree to B.D.F. Beith and W.J. Keswick, 4 April 1944-19 October 1945.There is also a note by W.S. Dupree regarding sulphate of ammonia and the...
Dates: Jan. 1942-Nov. 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 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 London, 2 Feb. 1942-15 Jan. 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/109
Scope and Contents Copies of unnumbered semi-official letters, 2 February-13 May 1942, and nos 1-71, 21 May 1942-15 January 1944, from H.H. Lennox, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to B.D.F. Beith, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. There are also copies of other letters from H.H. Lennox to B.D.F. Beith and J.F. Owen. The subjects covered in the file include (among others) bristles, British & Chinese Corporation Ltd, Chang Kia Ngau, W.S. Dupree (staff), 'Gripsholm',...
Dates: 2 Feb. 1942-15 Jan. 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, 1944-1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/110
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from W.S. Dupree, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to B.D.F. Beith and W.J. Keswick, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers.

Dates: 1944-1945
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 Shanghai to Hankow, 23 Apr. 1929-14 Dec. 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/63
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters nos 106, 108-117, 119-206, 208-247 and 249-321 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, W.J. Keswick and G.W. Sheppard, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to W.S. Dupree, J.P.B. Eastwood and A.E. Smith, Jardine Matheson, Hankow, with enclosed letters and papers, including an extract from letter no. 105 of 5 April 1929.The file includes the following subjects (among others):A: J.R. Allan (staff); annual accounts.C: Changsha Agency; Changsha claims; China...
Dates: 23 Apr. 1929-14 Dec. 1933
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 Shanghai to Harbin, 20 July 1929-14 May 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/64
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai:1. Nos 13-23 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith and G.W. Sheppard to E.A. Jenkinson, G.E.R. Mayell and J.K. Shaw, Hongkong Fire Insurance Co. Ltd, Harbin, 23 August 1929-14 May 1932.2. Nos 13-16 from R.M. Austin to E.J. Surman, Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, Harbin, 20 July 1929-17 April 1930.The subjects covered include the Harbin liquidation account and staff. The ring-binder is labelled 'Ports....
Dates: 20 July 1929-14 May 1932
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 Shanghai to Hong Kong, 1911-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/24
Scope and Contents Original semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The later volumes include copies of semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, 1930-1934, and two volumes of duplicate letters (J1/24/27 and J1/24/29).The correspondents are C.E. Anton, R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, John Bell-Irving, D.G.M. Bernard, R.E. Coxon, T.S. Forrest, R. Gordon, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, J.H. Keswick; W.J. Keswick, David...
Dates: 1911-1941
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 Shanghai to Hong Kong, 1922-1929

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/44
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, J.J. Paterson, G.W. Sheppard, A. Brooke Smith and A.B. Stewart. There are indexes at the beginning of the ring-binders.

Dates: 1922-1929
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 Shanghai to Ichang, 10 Apr. 1929-1 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/65
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters nos 12-64, 66-121, 123-131, 133, 134, 136-140, 142 and 144 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, J.J. Paterson and F.A. Pollock, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to J.R. Allan, L.G. Frost, F.M. Ide and Andrew Ross, Jardine Matheson, Ichang, 10 April 1929-1 May 1941, with enclosed letters and papers.There are also copies of unnumbered semi-official letters, 22 February and 15 March 1939, and nos 1, 2 and 5-21, 28 March 1939-8 May...
Dates: 10 Apr. 1929-1 May 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 Shanghai to Kiukiang, 3 Apr. 1929-8 Oct. 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/66
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters nos 34-78, 80-87 and 89-96 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, R.E. Coxon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock and G.W. Sheppard, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to J.R. Allan, T.S.H. Hoey, J.G. Lyon, C.W. Pan, T.W. Pan and Y.L. Tu, Jardine Matheson, Kiukiang, 3 April 1929-29 November 1941. There is also property letter no. P.1 from W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, to T.S.H. Hoey, Kiukiang, 9 July 1935; a letter from Jardine Matheson, Hankow, to C.W. Pan,...
Dates: 3 Apr. 1929-8 Oct. 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 Shanghai to Kobe and Yokohama, 12 Apr. 1929-7 Jan. 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/67
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Kobe and Yokohama, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos 5-39 and 41-55 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, R.E. Coxon, W.J. Keswick and J.J. Paterson to R.G. Bell and H.F. Scudamore, Yokohama, 12 April 1929-2 August 1934.2. Nos 1-16, 18-49, 51-65, 68-76, 78, 80-82, 84 and 87-89 from B.D.F. Beith, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick and F.A. Pollock to O.V. Lanning and A. McDonald, Kobe, 19 October...
Dates: 12 Apr. 1929-7 Jan. 1940
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 Shanghai to London, 1912-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/22
Scope and Contents

Originals and some copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters, telegrams and other papers. The correspondents are C.E. Anton, R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, T.S. Forrest, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, David Landale, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, C.H. Ross, G.W. Sheppard, A. Brooke Smith and A.B. Stewart.

Dates: 1912-1941
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 Shanghai to London, 1935-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/23
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers, including newscuttings. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, J.J. Paterson and F.A. Pollock.

Dates: 1935-1941
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 Shanghai to London, 1943-1949 (mainly 1945-1949)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/146
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, H.H. Lennox, F.A. Pollock and W.E.D. Smith.

Dates: 1943-1949 (mainly 1945-1949)
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 Shanghai to London, 1943-1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/232
Scope and Contents

Original semi-official letters from R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, H.H. Lennox and F.A. Pollock, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to B.D.F. Beith, W.J. Keswick and W.E.D. Smith, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers.

Dates: 1943-1953
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 letters from Shanghai to Nanking, 9 May 1929-26 July 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/68
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters nos 6-84 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, R.E. Coxon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick and G.W. Sheppard, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Y.S. Chuck, W.D. Fiddes-Wilson, T.S.H. Hoey, D.R. Mackenzie and C.B. Tweedy, Jardine Matheson, Nanking, 9 May 1929-3 September 1938, with a few enclosed letters and papers. There is also an unnumbered letter from W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, to J. Kinloch, Nanking, 26 July 1939, confirming the latter's appointment as the Agent of...
Dates: 9 May 1929-26 July 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 letters from Shanghai to New York, 5 Apr. 1929-29 Oct. 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/70
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos 33-76 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.J. Paterson and G.W. Sheppard to A.H. Merriles, H.F. Scudamore and E.T. Seward, Jardine Matheson, New York, 5 April 1929-8 December 1932.2. Nos 1-53, 55-74, 76-95, 97-138, 140-155, 159-163, 165, 166, 169, 170 and 173-180 from B.D.F. Beith, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick and F.A. Pollock to A. Davidson, C. Ryder and C.E. Thompson,...
Dates: 5 Apr. 1929-29 Oct. 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 Shanghai to Tientsin, 1929-1936

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/71
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters nos 121-269 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith and J.J. Paterson to J.C. Taylor, with enclosed letters and papers.The file includes the following subjects (among others):A: Annual accounts.B: Beer; Blumenthal.C: Carpets; Chinese Government railway debts; E.B. Clarke (staff); coal.D: Dogskins.F: Flour; furs.G: Goatskins.H: Herzic & Hart Inc.I: Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd;...
Dates: 1929-1936
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 Shanghai to Tsingtao, 4 Apr. 1929-2 Mar. 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/72
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters nos 69-122, 124-135, 137-159, 161-275, 277-340, 342-426, 428-432, 434-439, 442-449, 451-455, 458-466, 468-473, 477-482, 486, 488, 490, 491, 493-496, 498, 499, 503-509, 513, 518, 519, 522, 523, 525, 526, 528, 529, 531-533, 536, 538-543, 545, 547-550, 553-559 and 561-566 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, F.A. Pollock and G.W. Sheppard, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to G.H. Bowker, W.B. Cornaby, W.D. Fiddes-Wilson and A.E. Smith, Jardine...
Dates: 4 Apr. 1929-2 Mar. 1942
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 Shanghai to Wuhu, 20 Mar. 1929-9 Nov. 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/73
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters nos 18-39, 41-60, 62 and 63 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick and G.W. Sheppard, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to T.S.H. Hoey, O.V. Lanning, P.C. Mansfield, T.W. Pan, A.M. Scott-Morris and Y.L. Tu (Tu Ying Luan), Jardine Matheson, Wuhu. There are also two letters regarding the imminent arrival of T.S.H. Hoey as I.F. Drysdale's replacement as Wuhu agent: an extract from semi-official letter no. 17 from Shanghai to Wuhu, 20...
Dates: 20 Mar. 1929-9 Nov. 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 letters from Swatow to Hong Kong, 1929-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/74
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Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Swatow, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. There are also a few semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Swatow, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, G.H. Bowker, W.B. Cornaby, R.E. Coxon, J. Feely, M.J. Henderson, W.J. Keswick, W.H. Tindal King, D.F. Landale, E.L. McDougall, J.J. Paterson, and H.H. Tod.

Dates: 1929-1941
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 Taipei to Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1929-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/75
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Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Taiwan) Ltd, Taipei, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. Some letters are from Taihoku, the prefecture that included Taipei. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, B.E. Bolton, R.E. Coxon, C. Griffin, C.S. Hayley, M.J. Henderson, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, F.P. Lachlan, H. Lachlan, D.F. Landale, J.J. Paterson and A.B. Stafford.

Dates: 1929-1941
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 Tientsin to Shanghai, 1929-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/76
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Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Tientsin, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers, including monthly agency trade reports. There are also some property letters. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, H. Flint, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.L. Newbigging, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, A.E. Smith, J.C. Taylor and F.W. Warrington.

Dates: 1929-1941
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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