Gresson, William Jardine, 1869-1934 (businessman)
William Jardine Gresson (1869-1934) was a Partner, 1901-1906, then Director, 1906-1910, of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd. He died on 10 January 1934. His executors were his widow Evelyn Christina Charlotte Gresson, Robert Holmes Arbuthnot Gresson and Lawrence Noel Leefe (of Matheson & Co. Ltd).
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding the estate of W.J. Gresson, with some related letters and papers. The main correspondent is Ticehurst, Wyatt & Co., solicitors, Cheltenham.
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'.
Copies (including some press copies) of letters from J.J. Bell-Irving, W.J. Gresson, Alexander Palmer MacEwen and others, Hong Kong, to William Keswick, London. There are also a few letters to other correspondents, including G.L. Montgomery, New York. The documents originate from a box-file labelled 'Hong Kong to London 1898'.
An undated mounted studio portrait photograph of W.J. Gresson.
Original unnumbered semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, New York, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents include E.A. Alford, C.E. Anton, J.J. Bell-Irving, C.W. Dickson, W.J. Gresson, Henry Keswick, J.J. Keswick, David Landale, G.L. Montgomery, A.R. Riddle, C.H. Ross and C.D. Walker.
Original handwritten and typescript semi-official letters from E.F. Alford, C.E. Anton, W.J. Gresson, R. Inglis, Henry Keswick, David Landale, John Macgregor, James McKie and Herbert Smith, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to G.L. Montgomery, A.R. Riddle and A.D. Walker, Jardine Matheson, New York, with enclosed letters and papers, including letters exchanged between correspondents in China and between China and New York.