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Jardine, Sir Robert William Buchanan, 1868-1927 (2nd Baronet)

 Person

Biography

Sir Robert William Buchanan-Jardine was a Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1906-1927. He was the son of Sir Robert Jardine (1825-1905) of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and Matheson & Co.

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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Accounts and correspondence, 1901-1911

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K38
Scope and Contents Manuscript and press copies of correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. sent from Hong Kong, London, Edinburgh and elsewhere regarding various accounts. The principal correspondent is William Keswick, London. The other correspondents include C.W. Dickenson; W.S. Gresson; Sir R.W.B. Jardine; Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong; Messrs J.C. & A. Steuart; J.J. Keswick; Thomas Keswick; and James Steuart. The letters are accompanied by various accounts, including accounts current of Sir Robert...
Dates: 1901-1911
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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Agreement of Sir R.W.B. Jardine and others, 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F1/109
Scope and Contents

A copy of a supplementary agreement of Sir Robert William Buchanan Jardine of Castlemilk, Baronet, and others, whereby Henry Keswick M.P. of London, James Johnstone Keswick of Mabie, Dumfries, and John Matheson Macdonald of London relinquish and renounce all claim to certain assets and liabilities of Matheson & Co. into Sir Robert's hands. The document includes a schedule of the assets.

Dates: 1914
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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Agreement of W. Keswick, J.M. Macdonald and R.W.B. Jardine, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F1/107
Scope and Contents A typed draft of an agreement between William Keswick M.P. and John Matheson Macdonald of London and Sir Robert William Buchanan Jardine of Castlemilk, Baronet, whereby Jardine gives up all right to become a partner in Matheson & Co. and agrees to release the right of his father, Sir Robert Jardine, and himself to any claim to the goodwill of the business, which he assigns to Keswick and Macdonald. The agreement also states that certain assets and accounts of the company should now...
Dates: 1906
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 of senior partners, 1906-1908

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K41
Scope and Contents Private and personal letters of partners of Jardine, Matheson & Co., mainly regarding the retirement of Herbert Irving-Bell from Yokohama. Much of the correspondence is between Sir R.W.B. Jardine and William Keswick. The other correspondents include C.E. Anton, Aubrey Brocklebank, W.J. Gresson, H. Irving-Bell, Messrs J.C. & A. Steuart, Henry Keswick, J.J. Keswick, W. Paterson, Sir W.G. Armstrong & Co., and Henry Wenham. Most of the letters are manuscript originals, but there are...
Dates: 1906-1908
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 City Hall, Hong Kong, circa 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K57
Scope and Contents A small set of letters and other documents regarding City Hall, Hong Kong: three items of correspondence between D.G.M. Bernard, London, and G.L. Allardyce, Edinburgh, 20-26 July 1932, regarding settling the claim on City Hall arising from the estate of the late Sir R.W.B. Jardine; a manuscript regarding the lease on the City Hall site, undated, including a loose plan, labelled Section 7, depicting the hall's position; and a copy of a letter from C.W. Murray, Hong Kong, to 'Jardine', 10...
Dates: circa 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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Correspondence re company for Sir R.W.B. Jardine's properties, 1 Apr. 1915-25 May 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/17
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding a scheme for the transfer of Sir R.W.B. Jardine's Hong Kong and China properties to a new private limited company for the purpose of simplifying the administration and disposal of his estate:1. A manuscript draft and two typescript copies of semi-official letter no. 1118 from Matheson & Co. Ltd to David Landale, Hong Kong, 18 January 1915, explaining the scheme for the new company.2. An original letter from David Landale, Jardine Matheson,...
Dates: 1 Apr. 1915-25 May 1916
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 Jardine Estate, 1920-1934

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/19
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and G.L. Allardyce, J.C. & A. Steuart, W.S., Edinburgh, regarding the Far East estate of Sir R.W.B. Jardine and Sir J.W.B. Jardine, with related letters and papers.

Dates: 1920-1934
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 Jardine property approvals, 4 Apr. 1917-4 Apr. 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/18
Scope and Contents Correspondence between B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, David Landale and C.H. Ross, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Sir J.W.B. Jardine and Sir R.W.B. Jardine, Lockerbie, London and elsewhere, regarding the company seeking approval to carry out actions with respect to the Jardine property in the Far East. There are also related letters, including some correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and other correspondents.The file contains many related papers, including a pencil...
Dates: 4 Apr. 1917-4 Apr. 1944
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 Jardine's Wharf, 1920-1921 (with copies of documents of 1859 and 1882)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K65
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers regarding Sir R.W.B. Jardine's land and wharf premises at New Harbour, Singapore (Tanjong Pagar):1. A letter from Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, to Boustead & Co., Singapore, 8 October 1920, enclosing correspondence regarding Jardine's Wharf, mostly between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and its agents Boustead & Co., Singapore, August-October 1905, but also including letters from Deacon, Looker, Deacon & Hartson, solicitors...
Dates: 1920-1921 (with copies of documents of 1859 and 1882)
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 sale of Jardine's Wharf, 1923 (with copies of documents of 1882 and 1889)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K66
Scope and Contents A small set of originals and copies of letters exchanged between Boustead & Co. Ltd, Singapore; Deacon, Harston & Shenton, Hong Kong; Donaldson & Burkinshaw, Singapore; David Landale, c/o Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong; and Rodyk & Davidson, solicitors and notaries, Singapore, July-August 1923, regarding the sale of Sir R.W.B. Jardine's wharf property at Singapore to the Singapore Harbour Board. The correspondence includes a copy of a letter from...
Dates: 1923 (with copies of documents of 1882 and 1889)
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 Sir Robert Jardine, 1897-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K33
Scope and Contents Originals and copies of correspondence between William Keswick, London, and James Steuart and J.C. & A. Steuart, Edinburgh, February-December 1905, regarding the late Sir Robert Jardine and related matters. The subjects includes Sir Robert's will; the deeds of partnership of Jardine, Matheson & Co., China, and Jardine, Matheson & Co., London; J.J.J. Keswick's Trust; and the possibility of Sir R.W.B. Jardine joining Matheson & Co. There is a copy of the last will and testament...
Dates: 1897-1905
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 Sir R.W.B. Jardine Estate, 30 Apr. 1925-20 Feb. 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/20
Scope and Contents Correspondence between D.G.M. Bernard, D.F. Landale and L.N. Leefe, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and G.L. Allardyce and James Steuart, J.C. & A. Steuart, W.S., Edinburgh, with related correspondence, including semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to D.F. Landale.There are many related documents, including an agreement for Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd to be the Managers and Agents of Sir R.W.B. Jardine's properties in the Far East for 5 years from 1 May 1924,...
Dates: 30 Apr. 1925-20 Feb. 1935
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 Sir R.W.B. Jardine's properties, 1908-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/16
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding Sir R.W.B. Jardine's properties in China, Hong Kong and Japan, with related letters and papers.

Dates: 1908-1927
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 Sir R.W.B. Jardine's property, 30 Apr. 1926-25 Nov. 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/3/13/21
Scope and Contents Copies and many extracts of correspondence (including telegrams) between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, 27 December 1928-25 November 1941, regarding the executors of the property of the late Sir R.W.B. Jardine, including some material regarding Jardine's son, Sir John W. Buchanan-Jardine. The correspondents include B.D.F. Beith, London and Shanghai, D.G.M. Bernard, London, David Landale, London, D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, J.J....
Dates: 30 Apr. 1926-25 Nov. 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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Extracts from business correspondence, circa 1939 (copies of originals of 1887-1939)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K27
Scope and Contents

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)
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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Heads of agreement of Matheson & Co., 1913 (copy of original of 1907)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F10/11
Scope and Contents

A copy of heads of agreement between Sir Robert William Buchanan Jardine of Castlemilk, Baronet, and William Keswick M.P. and John Matheson Macdonald, both of London, all of Matheson & Co., 7 June 1907, including schedules of the company's balance sheet, current accounts and assets. The copy is dated 1913 on the front.

Dates: 1913 (copy of original of 1907)
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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Letter of appointment of John Johnstone, 1919

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
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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Letters of appointment in Jardine Matheson, 1912-1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25/79
Scope and Contents An envelope containing a letter of appointment of Henry Keswick M.P. by Robert William Buchanan Jardine, Baronet, of Castlemilk, N.B., Governing Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, as the company's Senior Managing Director, 15 July 1912; a letter of appointment of Charles Henderson Ross by Henry Keswick as Manager of Jardine Matheson's company in London, 30 September 1914; and a letter of appointment of Ross by Keswick as his substitute for all the purposes set out in a power of...
Dates: 1912-1914
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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Minutes of the Consultative Committee, 1912-1918

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1905-1911

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K40
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence (including press copies) of Jardine, Matheson & Co. sent from Hong Kong, London, New York, Shanghai, Scotland, Yokohama and elsewhere. The correspondents include Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, New York and Shanghai; C.E. Anton; Carlo Beer; F.H. Bugbird; Chabrières, Morel et Cie; C.W. Dickson; F.B. Eastwood; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock Company Ltd; Sir R.W.B. Jardine; John Johnstone; Henry Keswick; William Keswick;...
Dates: 1905-1911
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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Miscellaneous letters, 1900-1911

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
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 a trust for Sir R.W.B. Jardine's offspring, 1921-1925

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25/81
Scope and Contents An envelope containing a wrapper holding a copy of a deed of settlement whereby Sir Robert William Buchanan Jardine of Castlemilk, Dumfries, transfers to Dallas Gerald Mercer Bernard, John Bell-Irving Jr and John Johnstone Paterson, merchants of Hong Kong, one hundred Preferred Ordinary Shares of fifty dollars each in Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, to be held in trust for his offspring, dated Hong Kong, 30 May 1921, with a statement of the Trust for Mr J.W.B. Jardine in account current...
Dates: 1921-1925
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 Sir R.W.B. Jardine's Eastern property, 1924-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25/83
Scope and Contents

Copies of leases and agreements for property in the Far East belonging to Sir Robert William Buchanan Jardine, Baronet, with some related correspondence, plans and accounts.

Dates: 1924-1939
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.
 sub-subseries

Private Office correspondence, 1906-1931

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence (including some telegrams) of Directors of Matheson & Co. Ltd, with some related letters and papers. The main correspondents are D.G.M. Bernard, Henry Keswick, Sir R.W.B. Jardine, William Keswick, David Landale and L.N. Leefe. The correspondence is comprised of originals and copies of letters to the firm and copies of letters from the Directors.

Dates: 1906-1931
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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Records re Sir R.W.B. Jardine's Hong Kong properties, 1925-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25/124/16
Scope and Contents A copy of an agreement appointing Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, as the Managers and Agents of the Hong Kong property of Sir R.W.B. Jardine, 30 February 1925, with an accompanying schedule. There is also a set of schedules and correspondence of Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with Lowe, Bingham & Matthews and Palmer & Turner, both Hong Kong, regarding the estate of the late Sir R.W.B. Jardine, 1927. The documents are in one envelope, which is stored inside another labelled 'P-39' and...
Dates: 1925-1927
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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