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Landale, David, 1868-1935 (businessman)

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Biography

David Landale was a Partner, 1902-1906, and Director, 1906-1921, of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and Director of Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1920-1935.

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

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Agreement of Robert Jardine and others, 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F1/105
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A memorandum of agreement of Sir Robert Jardine and others for the admittance of Henry Keswick, David Landale and William Arthur Carruthers Cruickshank as partners of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and for the payment of an annuity to Sir Robert Jardine and his successor or successors, 1904.

Dates: 1904
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Correspondence and papers on Chinese railways, circa 1913-circa 1940 (mainly 1930s)

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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)
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Correspondence of David Landale, 1930-1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence (including some telegrams) between David Landale, Dalswinton, Dumfries, and elsewhere, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London (mainly D.G.M. Bernard), regarding miscellaneous business matters. The correspondence is comprised of original letters from Landale and copies of letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd. There is also some other correspondence of David Landale and related papers. The ring-binders are labelled 'David Landale (Correspondence between D.G.M. Bernard & David...
Dates: 1930-1935
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Correspondence of David Landale, 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K48
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Copies and extracts of correspondence of David Landale, Hong Kong, regarding 'Railway Finance & Agency. & British & Chinese Corporation', 1914. The other correspondents are Henry Keswick, C.C. Macrae, C.H. Ross and N.J. Stabb.

Dates: 1914
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Correspondence on Provident Funds, 1912-1934

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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
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Correspondence on shipping, 1894-1953 (mostly 1894-1896 and 1908-1911)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K31
Scope and Contents Typescript and manuscript correspondence (including copies) and related documents regarding shipping, 1894-1939, including many items concerning the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. The correspondents include C.E. Anton; J.J. Bell-Irving; Butterfield & Swire; A. Cheyne; C.W. Dickson; W.J. Gresson; H.V. Henson; Jardine Matheson, Shanghai; John Johnstone; William Keswick; David Landale; C.H. Ross; Spicer & Pegler; and J.S. Swire. There is also a letter from J.J. Paterson, Calcutta, to...
Dates: 1894-1953 (mostly 1894-1896 and 1908-1911)
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Correspondence re Beith, Stevenson & Co. Ltd, 1909-1923

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K44
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A folder containing copies of correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. (principally D.G.M. Bernard, David Landale and A. Brooke Smith) regarding Beith, Stevenson & Co.'s buying commission, 1921-1923. There are also a few miscellaneous items of correspondence of Beith, Stevenson & Co. Ltd, Jardine, Matheson & Co. and Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1909-1920, and one empty envelope addressed to Messrs Beith, Stevenson & Co., 14, Bridge Street, Manchester.

Dates: 1909-1923
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Correspondence re David Landale Estate, 24 Sep. 1935-4 Mar. 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/26
Scope and Contents Correspondence of D.G.M. Bernard (mainly) and L.N. Leefe, Matheson & Co. Ltd, regarding the estate of the late David Landale. The main correspondents are D.F. Landale, Dalswinton and Shanghai, and G.L. Allardyce, J.C. & A. Steuart, W.S., Edinburgh. The other correspondents include Balfour, Williamson & Co. Ltd, London; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, London; Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong; Henry Landale, Dalswinton and London; Mildred Sophia Landale (widow of David...
Dates: 24 Sep. 1935-4 Mar. 1938
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Correspondence re David Landale Trusts, 1933-1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/27
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Correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd and related letters and papers regarding the David Landale Trust, David Landale Eastern Trust and the David Landale Estate Trusts established by David Landale.

Dates: 1933-1955
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Correspondence re Durant, Bevan & Co., 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K54
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Typescript copies of letters and telegrams regarding Messrs Durant, Bevan & Co. Ltd and the silk trade: two letters from David Landale to H.F. Scudamore, Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, New York, 21 January 1926 and 12 April 1926; a letter from L.N. Leefe, Director, Matheson & Co. Ltd, to Durant, Bevan & Co. Ltd, London, 9 March 1926; and telegrams from New York, January and April 1926.

Dates: 1926
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Correspondence with Chabrières, Morel et Cie, 1915-1923

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K50
Scope and Contents Typescript copies of correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and Chabrières, Morel et Cie, Marseille, 22 May 1915-10 September 1920, regarding the agreement for the latter company to sell Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd's general products in France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Adriatic and the Mediterranean. The correspondence is followed by a letter from M.M. Chabrières to David Landale, London, 6 October 1923, and a typescript copy of his reply of 11 October 1923, regarding the...
Dates: 1915-1923
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Extracts from business correspondence, circa 1939 (copies of originals of 1887-1939)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K27
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Typescript copies of letters regarding a wide range of business interests in China, Japan, Russia and elsewhere, 1887-1939 (mostly 1903-1911). The correspondents are John Bell-Irving, C.W. Dickson, W.J. Gresson, Sir R.W.B. Jardine, Henry Keswick, J.J. Keswick, David Landale, William Keswick, John Macgregor and C.H. Ross. There is no indication of when the folder was compiled. It is labelled on the front cover 'No 23. Extracts of interest from S/o Correspondence &c'.

Dates: circa 1939 (copies of originals of 1887-1939)
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Historical notes, 1935-1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/5
Scope and Contents Manuscript and typescript historical material collected by B.D.F. Beith from members of Jardine, Matheson & Co. regarding the firm's companies and departments. The papers are divided into sections numbered 5-7:5. (a) China Sugar Refinery; (b) Import Department (changes over 50 years); (c) Shipping and Russian Government Bonds; (d) F.H. Bugbird's reminiscences of Japan; (e) A.E. Cooper's account of the strawbraid business in Japan; (f) Letter from the Inspectorate General of...
Dates: 1935-1939
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Indo-China letters, 1916-1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J3
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Semi-official correspondence between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, regarding the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, with related papers. The principal correspondents are C.E. Anton, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, David Landale and C.H. Ross.

Dates: 1916-1919
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Letter of appointment of John Johnstone, 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25/80
Scope and Contents A copy of the letter of appointment of John Johnstone of Hong Kong by Sir Robert William Buchanan Jardine, Baronet, of Castlemilk, N.B., Governing Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and Henry Keswick of London, Senior Managing Director, as the company's Managing Director in the East from 1 May 1919 in succession to David Landale, 12 May 1919. There is a covering letter from Freshfields & Leese to C.H. Ross, Matheson & Co., 19 May 1919, enclosing the letter of appointment,...
Dates: 1919
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Letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong, July 1909-Oct. 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K43
Scope and Contents Typescript copies of letters from David Landale and James McKie, Shanghai, to W.J. Gresson, Hong Kong. There are also typescript copies of a letter from Horace Hickling, London, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, 2 July 1909, followed by comments thereon, and of a letter from W.F. Inglis, Shanghai, to David Landale, 27 August 1909, enclosing a supplementary memorandum regarding the Chinese Engineering & Mining Corporation Ltd. The envelope is labelled 'Letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong -...
Dates: July 1909-Oct. 1909
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Letters from the Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd, 1897-1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K32
Scope and Contents Manuscript letters from employees of the Hong Kong & China Gas Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson & Co., with related documents. Most of the letters are from W.S. Bamsey (Resident Engineer), Frank Collins (Local Secretary), and George Weller to Jardine Matheson & Co., the company's local agents; David Landale; or H.W. Bell. There is also related correspondence, including press copies of letters from Collins to the Secretary of the Hong Kong China Gas Co. Ltd, London, and...
Dates: 1897-1898
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Letters to London, 1901-1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K37
Scope and Contents A bundle of typescript and manuscript letters from correspondents in Hong Kong and Shanghai to William Keswick, London, 1903-1911, with some extracts of letters, newscuttings, and press copies of letters to Henry Keswick, Shanghai. The authors include C.W. Dickinson; W.J. Gresson; W.F. Inglis; Jardine Matheson, Shanghai; Henry Keswick; David Landale; and C.H. Ross. There is also a letter from Henry Keswick, Vladivostock, to William Keswick. The envelope also contains a smaller bundle of...
Dates: 1901-1911
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Minutes of the Consultative Committee, 1912-1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/749
Scope and Contents Typescript and manuscript minutes of the Consultative Committee of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd held at 24 St James's Place, London, 6 June 1912-26 January 1914. The meetings were attended by Sir R.W.B. Jardine, Governing Director; Henry Keswick, Senior Managing Director; C.E. Anton; J.J. Bell-Irving; W.J. Gresson; and C.H. Ross. Most of the volume is unused. It contains a few loose items: a typescript copy of letter no. 35 from David Landale, Hong Kong, to C.E. Anton, Shanghai, 19...
Dates: 1912-1918
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Miscellaneous letters, 1900-1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K36
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence (including press copies) of Jardine, Matheson & Co. sent from Hong Kong, London, New York, St Petersburg, Shanghai, Tientsin and Vladivostock, divided into five sections:1. Correspondence regarding the Boxer Rebellion, July 1900. The correspondents include A.M. Bruce, I.C. Railways; W. Carles, H.B.M. Consul, Tientsin; Edward Cousins; Jardine Matheson, Shanghai and Tientsin; William Keswick; A.P. MacEwen; and C.H. Ross.2. Correspondence...
Dates: 1900-1911
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Papers on company history, circa 1938-circa 1939

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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
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Private and semi-official letters from London, 1887-1938

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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
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Private letters from David Landale, 1913-1922

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J5/5
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Copies of private letters from David Landale, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Yokohama, to correspondents in London, Hong Kong, New York, Shanghai and elsewhere. The principal addressees are C.E. Anton; Messrs Henry S. King; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; John Johnstone; Henry Keswick; A.R. Riddle; and C.H. Ross. The bound letters are dated 28 August 1913-25 June 1920. There are also some loose letters and drafts of 1913-1922 and undated.

Dates: 1913-1922
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