Jardine, David, 1818-1856 (merchant)
David Jardine trained in London before joining Jardine, Matheson & Co. in China. He was a Director of the company, 1843-1856, and became the Taipan following the retirement of Donald Matheson in 1848. He was the nephew of William Jardine, co-founder of Jardine, Matheson & Co., and the cousin of David Jardine of Balgray, founder of Jardine, Skinner & Co.
Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:
The correspondents include Abraham Joseph Burley (or J. Burley; Captain of the 'John', 'Zenobia' and 'Falcon'); Captain James Burnett; Jose A. da Fonseca; William Jardine; George Kennedy (of the 'Governor Findlay' and 'Fairy'); George Lungley (of the 'Lady Hayes'); William Mackay (Captain of the 'John Biggar' and 'Fairy'); Donald Matheson; John Rees (Captain of the 'Dansborg', 'Kronberg', 'Colonel Young', 'Austin' and 'Lady Hayes'); and William Strachan (Captain of the 'Lady Hayes').
The correspondents include Alexander Grant Dallas; Duncan Forbes (Captain of the 'Lady Hayes', 'Folkestone' and 'Mahamoodie'); Isaac Gutsell (Captain of the 'Hellas'); [ ] Jardine; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Joseph Jardine; and Alexander Wentworth Macpherson.