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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.

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Semi-official letters from Shanghai to Hankow, 1938-1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/113
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Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hankow, with enclosed letters and papers. The first file also includes some semi-official and private and confidential letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Hankow. The correspondents are H.A. Allan, W.S. Dupree, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, J.J. Paterson and F.A. Pollock.

Dates: 1938-1942
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 Shanghai to Hong Kong, 1922-1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/44
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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 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 Shanghai to Hong Kong, 1911-1941

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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 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 Shanghai to Hong Kong, 1943-1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/145
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Original semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are Robin Gordon, J.H. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, J.J. Paterson and F.A. Pollock.

Dates: 1943-1954
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 Shanghai to Hong Kong, 1943-1958 (mainly 1943-1956)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/229
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Shanghai to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The first part of the series is comprised of letters from 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...
Dates: 1943-1958 (mainly 1943-1956)
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 Shanghai to Ichang, 10 Apr. 1929-1 May 1941

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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 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 Shanghai to Kiukiang, 3 Apr. 1929-8 Oct. 1941

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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 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 Shanghai to Kobe and Yokohama, 12 Apr. 1929-7 Jan. 1940

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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 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 Shanghai to London, 1935-1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/23
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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 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 Shanghai to London, 1912-1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/22
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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 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 Shanghai to New York, 5 Apr. 1929-29 Oct. 1941

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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 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 Shanghai to Newchwang, 10 Apr. 1929-7 Feb. 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/69
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Copies of semi-official letters nos 48-70 from R.M. Austin and J.J. Paterson, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to W.G. Adams, Jardine Matheson, Newchwang, 10 April 1929-7 February 1931. There is also a letter from W.G. Adams, Newchwang, to J.C. Taylor, Tientsin, 16 February 1930, regarding Mr Tsao. The subjects covered in the file include exchange and staff. The ring-binder is labelled 'Ports. To Newchwang. General'.

Dates: 10 Apr. 1929-7 Feb. 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 Shanghai to Tientsin, 1929-1936

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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 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 Swatow to Hong Kong, 1929-1941

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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 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 Taipei to Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1929-1941

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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 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 Tientsin to Shanghai, 1929-1941

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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 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 Wuhu to Shanghai, 30 Mar. 1929-29 Nov. 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/78
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Wuhu, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers, including annual agency reports:1. Unnumbered letters from T.S.H. Hoey to J.J. Paterson, 30 March 1929, and from O.V. Lanning to R.M. Austin, 5 and 13 June 1929.2. No. 1 from P.C. Mansfield to R.M. Austin, 2 November 1929.3. Nos 1-8, 10-42 and 44 from T.S.H. Hoey, P.C. Mansfield, T.W. Pan, A.M. Scott-Morris and Tu Ying Luan to R.M....
Dates: 30 Mar. 1929-29 Nov. 1937
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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