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:
Accounts and papers re Sir Robert Jardine's property, circa 1902-circa 1907
Business letters: Hong Kong, 1833-1905
Business letters: Shanghai, 1844-1891
Correspondence of senior partners, 1906-1908
Correspondence on Japan, 1906-1913
Correspondence on shipping, 1894-1953 (mostly 1894-1896 and 1908-1911)
Correspondence on Sir Robert Jardine's property, 1899-1911
Correspondence re W.J. Gresson Estate, 1931-1938 (mainly 1934-1938)
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.
Extracts from business correspondence, circa 1939 (copies of originals of 1887-1939)
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'.
Index of Gresson Estate investments, 1935-1944
Letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong, July 1909-Oct. 1909
Letters to London, Jan. 1898-Dec. 1898
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'.
Letters to London, 1901-1911
Minutes of the Consultative Committee, 1912-1918
Miscellaneous letters, 1900-1911
Photograph of W.J. Gresson, circa 1920
An undated mounted studio portrait photograph of W.J. Gresson.
Private and semi-official letters from London, 1887-1938
Research papers of James Steuart, 1827-1938 (mostly 1931-1938)
Semi-official correspondence between London and Hong Kong & Shanghai, 1908-1935
Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to New York, 1890-1913
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.
Semi-official letters from Shanghai to New York, 27 Jan. 1891-27 Oct. 1913
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.