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Paterson, John Johnstone, 1886-1971 (businessman)

 Person

Biography

John Johnstone Paterson was employed by Jardine, Matheson & Co. in Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1908-1945, and was a Director of the company, 1921-1945. He was the son of William Paterson and the brother of Robert Jardine Paterson, both of Jardine, Matheson & Co.

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence and papers on Chinese railways, circa 1913-circa 1940 (mainly 1930s)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K47
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence, with related papers, regarding Chinese railways. Much of the material relates to the British & Chinese Corporation Ltd. Other subjects include the China Consortium, Chinese Central Railways Ltd, Hankow-Canton Railway, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Nanking-Hunan Railway, Shanghai-Nanking Railway, Sse-Tch'ouen Railway, and Syndicat Européen d'Entreprises.The papers begin with extracts and copies of letters regarding the Nanking-Hunan Railway, 1914,...
Dates: circa 1913-circa 1940 (mainly 1930s)
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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Correspondence and papers on company history, 1821-1942 (mostly 1929-1942)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/1
Scope and Contents Manuscript and typescript correspondence regarding research into the history of Jardine, Matheson & Co., 1929-1942. The correspondents include Evelyn Banbury, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, Charles Beswick, J.H. Burder, J.H. Keswick, L.N. Leefe, D. Rod Mackenzie, J.J. Paterson, H.K. Peters, F.A. Pollock, G.W. Sheppard, W.T. Southorn and J. Stewart. There are also related typescript documents, including 'Notes Traditional, Gossipy & Otherwise on Some Mathesons'; an account of the early...
Dates: 1821-1942 (mostly 1929-1942)
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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Correspondence on F.P. Lachlan, May 1937-Aug. 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K59
Scope and Contents

Typescript originals and copies of correspondence regarding F.P. Lachlan's terms of employment at Matheson & Co., London, following his return to Great Britain after leaving the employ of Jardine, Matheson & Co., Shanghai. The correspondents are D.G.M. Bernard, London; J.H. Keswick, Shanghai; W.J. Keswick, Shanghai; F.P. Lachlan, London and Shanghai; and J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong. The envelope is labelled 'Mr. F. P. Lachlan's terms of appointment. 31 August, 1937'.

Dates: May 1937-Aug. 1938
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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Correspondence on Provident Funds, 1912-1934

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K46
Scope and Contents Typescript correspondence and related papers regarding the Provident Funds and Schemes of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd; the China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd; and the Rio Tinto Company Ltd. Much of the material is concerned with Jardine, Matheson & Co.'s fund and a proposed hypothecation of securities held by the firm for the purpose of securing its fund. The correspondents include Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd; B.D.F. Beith; D.G.M. Bernard; W. Brackenridge; Canton Insurance Office Ltd;...
Dates: 1912-1934
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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Correspondence re J.J. Paterson, 11 Aug. 1931-25 Mar. 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/6/68
Dates: 11 Aug. 1931-25 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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Green correspondence files, 1932-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J8
Scope and Contents

Selected semi-official, private and confidential, and other letters of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding particular subjects, with related papers. The principal correspondents are B.D.F. Beith; D.G.M. Bernard; Butterfield & Swire; W.C. Cassels; A.L. Davidson; W.S. Dupree; V.M. Grayburn; J.H. Keswick; W.J. Keswick; D.F. Landale; Lowe, Bingham & Matthews; E.R. Morriss; D.L. Newbigging; J.F. Owen; J.J. Paterson; F.A. Pollock and J.C. Taylor.

Dates: 1932-1941
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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Papers on company history, circa 1938-circa 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/13
Scope and Contents Typescript and manuscript correspondence and papers compiled during the course of research into the history of Jardine, Matheson & Co. The subjects of the letters include the Peking Office, the Import Department, and the Tsingtao and Tientsin Agencies. The correspondents include D.G.M. Bernard, W.J. Keswick, David Landale, D. Rod Mackenzie, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock and C.H. Ross. The remaining papers include two copies of a memoranda by F.M.P. de Graça on the China Sugar Refinery; two...
Dates: circa 1938-circa 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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Private and confidential and other correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1929-1946 (correspondence of 1929-1941)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/4
Scope and Contents

Private and confidential, private, personal and other letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and exchanged between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, J. Fleming, W.J. Keswick and J.J. Paterson.

Dates: 1929-1946 (correspondence of 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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Private and confidential correspondence between Hong Kong and London, 1945-1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/7
Scope and Contents Private and confidential correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with related letters and papers. The letters from Hong Kong to London are copies; the letters from London to Hong Kong are originals. There are also some copies of telegrams exchanged between Hong Kong and London. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, W.E.D. Smith and E.F....
Dates: 1945-1959
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 and confidential correspondence between Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1929-1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/2
Scope and Contents

Original private and confidential letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and copies of letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, J.J. Paterson and G.W. Sheppard.

Dates: 1929-1938
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 and confidential correspondence between Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1945-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/9
Scope and Contents

Private and confidential correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with related letters and papers. The letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai are copies; the letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong are originals. The earlier volumes also includes telegrams exchanged between the two offices. The correspondents are Thomas Beesley, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, A.W. Robson and E.F. Watts.

Dates: 1945-1954
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 and confidential correspondence between London and Hong Kong & Shanghai, 1929-1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/1
Scope and Contents Private and confidential correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The letters from London are in one numbered sequence which alternates between letters to Hong Kong and letters to Shanghai. The letters from Hong Kong and Shanghai to London are in separate numbered sequences. The letters from London to Hong Kong are originals; the other letters are copies. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M....
Dates: 1929-1938
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 and confidential letters from Hong Kong to London, 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/21
Scope and Contents An incomplete series of private and confidential letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, D.I. Bosanquet, I.D. Bruce, P.J. Collins, W.J. Downey, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, M.A.R. Herries, E.J.V. Hutt, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, S.L. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, D.W.N. Landale, C.G.R. Leach, H.H. Lennox, P.L. MacDougall, D.D.B. McLeod, G.L. Marshall, R.E. Moore,...
Dates: 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)
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 and confidential letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, 1945-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/22
Scope and Contents

Copies of private and confidential letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with related letters and papers. The correspondents are T. Beesley, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, A.W. Robson and E.F. Watts.

Dates: 1945-1954
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 and confidential letters from London to Hong Kong, 29 Apr. 1938-7 Aug. 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/6
Scope and Contents Copies of private and confidential letters nos 201-225, 29 April-18 November 1938, nos 226-227, 19-21 April 1939, and unnumbered, 7 April-7 August 1941, from B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard and A.B. Stewart, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to D.F. Landale and J.J. Paterson, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong.There is an index at the beginning of the ring-binder containing the following entries: Estate of A. Brooke Smith; Chambers Wharf Co.; China Association; Canton Insurance; Financial;...
Dates: 29 Apr. 1938-7 Aug. 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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Private and confidential letters from London to Hong Kong, 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/27
Scope and Contents An incomplete series of copies of private and confidential letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, P.H. Blagbrough, D.I. Bosanquet, J.J.G. Brown, J.G. Curtis, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, M.S. Henderson, M.A.R. Herries, E.J.V. Hutt, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, S.L. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, D.P.F. Maxwell, D.S. Middleditch, R.E. Moore; S. Murray, D.K. Newbigging,...
Dates: 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)
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 and confidential letters from London to Hong Kong and Shanghai, 13 June 1929-26 Apr. 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/5
Scope and Contents Copies of private and confidential letters from D.G.M. Bernard, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai:1. P. & C. nos 1-81 to B.D.F. Beith and J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong, 13 June 1929-11 June 1931.2. P. & C. nos 82-111 to B.D.F. Beith, Shanghai, 3 July 1931-6 June 1935.3. P. & C. nos 112-200 to J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong, 23 July 1935-26 April 1938.4. P. & C. nos S.1-7 to J.H. Keswick and W.J. Keswick,...
Dates: 13 June 1929-26 Apr. 1938
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 and semi-official letters from London, 1887-1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/1
Scope and Contents Copies of private and semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters, telegrams and other papers. The volumes are numbered 1 to 20 (4 is missing), and are labelled 'China' on the spine (with the exception of the last volume). The later volumes include indexes. The correspondents include C.E. Anton, R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.J. Bell-Irving, John Bell-Irving, D.G.M. Bernard, C.W. Dickson, W.J. Gresson, John...
Dates: 1887-1938
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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Property correspondence between Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1921-1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/1
Scope and Contents

Property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The series begins with original property letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong only; from J2/1/4 there are also copies of property letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, R.E. Coxon, John Johnstone, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, J.J. Paterson, G.W. Sheppard, A. Brooke Smith and A.B. Stewart.

Dates: 1921-1938
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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Property correspondence between Hong Kong and Swatow, 16 Apr. 1929-29 Apr. 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/10
Scope and Contents Copies of property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Swatow, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos P.15-41, 43-50 and 52-56 from B.D.F. Beith, R.E. Coxon, W.J. Keswick and J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong, to G.H. Bowker and W.H. Tindal King, Swatow, 25 April 1929-29 April 1936.2. Nos P.43-92 and 94-96 from G.H. Bowker and W.H. Tindal King, Swatow, to B.D.F. Beith, R.E. Coxon, W.J. Keswick and J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong, 16 April 1929-23 September...
Dates: 16 Apr. 1929-29 Apr. 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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Property correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1921-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/2
Scope and Contents Property correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters, agreements, plans and other papers. The series begins with a sequence of numbered property letters from London to either Hong Kong or Shanghai. The later volumes also include property letters from Hong Kong and Shanghai to London and property correspondence between Hong Kong and Shanghai. The property letters from London to Hong Kong are either originals...
Dates: 1921-1941
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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Property correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1945-1949

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/27
Scope and Contents

Property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, W.E.D. Smith and J.C. Taylor.

Dates: 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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Property correspondence between Kobe and Yokohama and Hong Kong, 20 Aug. 1926-5 Jan. 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/7
Scope and Contents Original property letters from Jardine Matheson, Kobe and Yokohama, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and copies of a few property letters from Hong Kong to Yokohama, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos P.1-30 from R.G. Bell and A.E. Smith, Kobe, to D.G.M. Bernard, Hong Kong, 20 August 1926-16 December 1927.2. Nos P.1 from A.E. Smith, Kobe, to D.G.M. Bernard, Hong Kong, 19 January 1928, and P.2-30 from R.G. Bell and A.E. Smith, Yokohama, to B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard...
Dates: 20 Aug. 1926-5 Jan. 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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Property correspondence between Shanghai and Wuhu, 15 Mar. 1929-14 Mar. 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/20
Scope and Contents Copies of property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai and Wuhu, arranged chronologically, containing the following letters:1. Unnumbered property letters from I.F. Drysdale, Wuhu, to J.J. Paterson, Shanghai, 15 and 26 March 1929, and from O.V. Lanning, Wuhu, to R.M. Austin, Shanghai, 22 May 1929.2. Nos P.4-11 from R.M. Austin and J.J. Paterson, Shanghai, to I.F. Drysdale, O.V. Lanning and P.C. Mansfield, Wuhu, 20 March 1929-13 December 1930.3. Nos...
Dates: 15 Mar. 1929-14 Mar. 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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Property letters from Hong Kong and Shanghai to Kobe and Yokohama, 20 Feb. 1929-11 Nov. 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/11
Scope and Contents Property letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Kobe and Yokohama:1. Nos P.41-64 from B.D.F. Beith, R.E. Coxon and J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong, to R.G. Bell and H.F. Scudamore, Yokohama, 20 February 1929-5 October 1933. Letter no. P.50 encloses a copy of a letter from Allan Cameron, Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd, to J.J. Paterson, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 8 April 1930, regarding a proposal to create a joint lane between Lots 21 and 22 in...
Dates: 20 Feb. 1929-11 Nov. 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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