Dallas, Alexander Grant, 1816-1882 (merchant)
- Existence: 1816 - 1882
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Business letters: America, 1821-1898
Business letters: Amoy, 1833-1898
Business letters: Bombay, 1822-1881
Business letters: Canton, 1814-1904
Business letters: China coast, 1825-1893
Business letters: Chusan, 1840-1860
Business letters: Great Britain, 1822-1898
Business letters: London, 1814-1898
Business letters: Lookong, 1847-1854
Letters from Lookong (Luhwang). The correspondents include Alexander Grant Dallas; Duncan Forbes (Captain of the 'Lady Hayes', 'Folkestone' and 'Mahamoodie'); F.S. Green (of the 'Vixen', 'Falcon', 'Audax' and 'Lady Hayes); Isaac Gutsell (Captain of the 'Hellas'); David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Donald Matheson; and Daniel Patridge (Captain of the 'Hellas', 'Falcon', 'Snipe', 'Lanrick', 'Lady Hayes' and 'Berwick Walls').
Business letters: Ningpo, 1844-1883
Business letters: Shanghai, 1844-1891
Business letters: unplaced, 1813-1900
Business letters: Woosung, 1844-1871
Early letters from London and elsewhere, circa 1938 (copies of originals of 1832-1860)
Early letters from London and elsewhere, circa 1938 (copies of originals of 1838-1895)
Extracts from company records, 1860-1900
A series of numbered folders containing typescript extracts from the records of Jardine, Matheson & Co. The majority of the extracts are from letters or letter books, but there also a few extracts from memoranda, note books and other documents. Each folder begins with a contents page, and some include annotations. There is no indication of when the folders were compiled.
Indenture of Mackenzie Brothers & Co. and A.G. Dallas, 9 May 1852-21 Dec. 1852
An indenture made between C.D. Mackenzie and K.R. Mackenzie, and A.G. Dallas, attorney of Duncan Forbes, regarding property in Shanghai, dated Shanghai, 21 December 1852. There is also a memorandum of agreement between Dallas and F.S. Lungrana and N.M. Lungrana, dated Shanghai, 9 May 1852.
Letter on the Mines of Rio Tinto, 1880
A manuscript copy of a letter from A.G. Dallas, Deputy Chairman, Hugh M. Matheson, Chairman, and Henry Doetsch, Director, of the Mines of Rio Tinto, to Charles T. Prebble, regarding the quantity of minerals required for 1881 and the plans to be followed for developing the mines, 24 November 1880, 11 pages. The envelope is numbered 15.
Letters from the East, 1841-1886
Portrait of A.G. Dallas, c. 1850 (photographic copy of portrait)
A black and white photographic copy of a portrait made circa 1850 of Alexander Grant Dallas, the first representative of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in Shanghai. The photograph was probably taken around 1980.
Private letters: America, 1813-1869
Private letters: Shanghai, 1844-1888
Private letters: Woosung, 1848-1853
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.
Promise of A.G. Dallas, 1847
A promise by A.G. Dallas to withhold wages from George Newman until Newman has paid Mr Strachan the $80 owing for house rent, dated Hong Kong, 27 April 1847.
Will of Duncan Forbes, 1849
A wrapper containing the last will and testament of Duncan Forbes, commander of the ship 'Folkstone', dated on the 'Folkstone', Woosung River, 23 May 1849. There is also a power of attorney granted by Forbes to Alexander Grant Dallas to manage his affairs while he is absent from China, dated Shanghai, November 1849.