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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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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to New York, 23 June 1927-3 Dec. 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/54
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, New York, and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, with a few enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos 69-140 from B.D.F. Beith and J.J. Paterson to H.F. Scudamore and E.T. Seward, Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 26 February 1929-10 June 1932.2. Nos 1-7 from J.J. Paterson to A. Davidson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, 13 October 1932-12 February 1934.3. Two...
Dates: 23 June 1927-3 Dec. 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to New York and outports, 2 Jan. 1940-31 Dec. 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/18
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to agencies and representatives of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, with enclosed letters and papers. There is also a set of copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai to Jardine Matheson, New York.1. Nos 564-586 and 589-595 from D.F. Landale and J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong, to R.H. Malone and A.E. Smith, Jardine Matheson, Canton, 3 January-23 December 1940. A note records that nos 587 and 588 were not used in...
Dates: 2 Jan. 1940-31 Dec. 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Rangoon, 26 July 1941-3 Dec. 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/96
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters nos 1-61 from J.J. Paterson, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to G.P. Charlton, Jardine Matheson, Rangoon, with enclosed letters and papers. The ring-binder is labelled 'Hong Kong to Rangoon (Indexed)'.There is an index at the beginning of the file containing the following entries:B: Bristles; Burma Road.C: Correspondence.F: Finance.J: Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Burma) Ltd.P: Produce.S:...
Dates: 26 July 1941-3 Dec. 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, 1922-1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/43
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with some enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, J.J. Paterson and A. Brooke Smith. 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 and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, 1935-1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/15
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, D.L. Newbigging, 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 and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, 1945-1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/126
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Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, T. Beesley, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, M.H. Lo, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, J.C. Taylor 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 and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, 1945-1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/199
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The first part of the series is comprised of letters to Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd's Shanghai office. The office closed in 1954, but Thomas Beesley remained in China during the first part of 1955 to attend to outstanding issues relating to the the closure. The firm was represented subsequently at Shanghai by T.W. Pan, Y.C. Liu and Jack Yuan. Liu was appointed as the company's...
Dates: 1945-1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Ichang to Shanghai, 21 Mar. 1929-17 June 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/57
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Ichang, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers, including monthly agency reports. There are also a few semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Ichang, to Jardine Matheson, Hankow.1. Nos 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 18-20 and 22 from A. Ross to R.M. Austin and J.J. Paterson, Shanghai, 21 March-9 December 1929. There is also letter no. 9 from A. Ross to W.S. Dupree, Hankow, 30 May 19292. Nos 1-3, 3A,...
Dates: 21 Mar. 1929-17 June 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Kiukiang to Shanghai, 9 Mar. 1929-1 Dec. 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/58
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Kiukiang, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, 9 April 1929-1 December 1939, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos 5-14 from J.G. Lyon to R.M. Austin and J.J. Paterson, 9 April-11 December 1929.2. Nos 1-11 from J.R. Allan and J.G. Lyon to R.M. Austin, 27 January-24 December 1930.3. Nos 1-6 from J.R. Allan to R.M. Austin, 31 March-14 November 1931.4. Nos 1-7 from J.R. Allan to R.M. Austin and B.D.F....
Dates: 9 Mar. 1929-1 Dec. 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Kobe and Yokohama to Hong Kong, 1932-1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/59
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Kobe and Yokohama, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.G. Bell, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, A. McDonald, J.J. Paterson, H.F. Scudamore and A.B. Stewart.

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 and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Kobe and Yokohama to Shanghai, 1929-1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/60
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Kobe and Yokohama, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, R.G. Bell, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, A. McDonald, J.J. Paterson and H.F. Scudamore.

Dates: 1929-1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Hong Kong, 1938-1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/83
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Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, D.F. Landale and J.J. Paterson.

Dates: 1938-1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Hong Kong, 1935-1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/JM MS/J1/3
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The principal authors are B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard and A.B. Stewart; the main recipients are D.F. Landale and J.J. Paterson.

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 and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Hong Kong, 1945-1983

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/138
Dates: 1945-1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Hong Kong, 1945-1975

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/216
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The later files include monthy letters reporting on Matheson & Co. Ltd and weekly letters reporting on developments in London in general. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, D.I. Bosanquet, J.J.G. Brown, J.G. Curtis, H. Flint, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, M.S. Henderson, M.A.R. Herries, E.J.V. Hutt, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick,...
Dates: 1945-1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Shanghai, 17 Apr. 1939-4 Dec. 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/85
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters nos 501-1132 from B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard and J.J. Paterson, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to W.J. Keswick and F.A. Pollock, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. A pencil note on letter no. 501 records that no. 500 was cancelled.There are three accompanying indexes for the letters containing the following entries:1. Index for letters nos 501-1109:A: Annual Account; Mrs Mein Austin.B:...
Dates: 17 Apr. 1939-4 Dec. 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Shanghai, 1936-1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/4
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1936-1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from London to Shanghai, 1945-1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/139
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Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, H.H. Lennox, D.L. Newbigging, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock and W.E.D. Smith. There are indexes at the beginning of the volumes.

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 and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Nanking to Shanghai, 10 Apr. 1929-25 Mar. 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/61
Scope and Contents Copies of unnumbered semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Nanking, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers, including annual agency reports:1. Unnumbered semi-official letters from D.R. Mackenzie and C.B. Tweedy to R.M. Austin (mainly) and J.J. Paterson, 10 April-31 October 1929.2. Nos 1-11, 13-30, 30-78 and 80 from W.D. Fiddes-Wilson, T.S.H. Hoey, J.H. Keswick and D.R. Mackenzie to R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith and W.J. Keswick, 30 November...
Dates: 10 Apr. 1929-25 Mar. 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from New York to Hong Kong, 9 Nov. 1938-4 Dec. 1941 (9 November 1938 and 17 June 1940-4 December 1941)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/106
Scope and Contents

Copies of unnumbered semi-official letters from A. Davidson and C.E. Thompson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to J.J. Paterson, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed papers, including semi-monthly reports of unsold tea. Most of the correspondence concerns the tea trade. The ring-binder is labelled 'S.O. Letters - New York to Hong Kong'.

Dates: 9 Nov. 1938-4 Dec. 1941 (9 November 1938 and 17 June 1940-4 December 1941)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from New York to Hong Kong, 1918-1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/36
Scope and Contents Original unnumbered semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, New York, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers, including copies of semi-official letters from New York to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai (J1/36/3-12); statements of the financial position of Jardine Matheson, New York (J1/36/3-7); semi-monthly reports of unsold New York stock (J1/36/3-7); and newscuttings. The volumes also include other letters from Jardine Matheson,...
Dates: 1918-1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from New York to Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1917-1944

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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 and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Newchwang to Shanghai, 8 Apr. 1929-8 Jan. 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/62
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from W.G. Adams, Jardine Matheson, Newchwang, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. Many of the letters are just covering letters enclosing monthly business reports. The file includes the following letters:1. Nos 8-13, 15, 19 and 21-25 to R.M. Austin, J.J. Paterson and G.W. Sheppard, 8 April-30 December 1929.2. Nos 1-22 to R.M. Austin, 6 January-8 December 1930. No. 14 of 29 July 1930 encloses a report on the...
Dates: 8 Apr. 1929-8 Jan. 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from outports to Hong Kong, 3 Jan. 1940-31 Dec. 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/19
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters from offices and representatives of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. There are also some letters to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai.1. Original semi-official letters nos 793-822 from R.H. Malone, A.E. Smith and H.H. Tod. Jardine Matheson, Canton, to J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong, 9 January-31 December 1940, with enclosed monthly agency business reports. No. 811 encloses...
Dates: 3 Jan. 1940-31 Dec. 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official letters from Rangoon to Hong Kong, 29 July 1941-21 Nov. 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/112
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters nos 1-3 and 5-42 from G.P. Charlton, Jardine Matheson, Rangoon, to J.J. Paterson, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers.There is an index at the beginning of the ring-binder containing the following entries:B: Bristles (Chesnutt, Cooper & Co.); Burma Road.C: Correspondence.F: Finance & Funds.J: Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Burma) Ltd.P: Produce.S: Silk;...
Dates: 29 July 1941-21 Nov. 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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