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Matheson, Sir Nicholas James Sutherland, 1796-1878 (1st Baronet, merchant and politician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1796 - 1878

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

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Engravings of James Matheson and William Jardine, circa 1837 (photographic copies of engravings)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L9/12
Scope and Contents

Photographic copies of engravings of paintings of James Matheson and William Jardine, probably painted in the 1820s and engraved in the 1830s. The paintings are described on the envelope as the work of George Chinnery, but the Matheson engraving was actually made by Henry Cousins in 1837 from a portrait by James Lonsdale.

Dates: circa 1837 (photographic copies of engravings)
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.
 Fonds

Jardine Matheson Archive

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM
Scope and Contents The collection contains a comprehensive set of papers covering the activities of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, its predecessors, its subsidiaries and associated firms up to 1969: • The company's business history is covered in large series of accounts (A) and correspondence (B-E, J-K). • The rest of the collection is comprised of legal documents (F), printed commercial circulars and periodicals (G), documents in Chinese (H), papers of other companies (I), and miscellaneous papers (L)....
Dates: 1766-1969
Conditions Governing Access: 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 from Macao, 1841-1843

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D1/1/4
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Alexander and James Matheson, Macao.

Dates: 1841-1843
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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Private letters: Africa, 1813-1838

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/1
Scope and Contents

Letters from Africa and the surrounding islands. The correspondents include William Jardine; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); Thomas Charles Pattle; Alexander Shank (of T. Beale & Co., China); John Shaw (barrister; eldest son of Thomas Shaw, late of Bengal); and S. Solomon.

Dates: 1813-1838
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 58.
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Private letters: Bombay, 1828-1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/4
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Ardaseer Hormasjee (Ardaseer Hormarjee); John Andrew Baumbach; John Fizgibbon, Earl of Clare; Joseph Coolidge; Thomas Stock Cowie; Robert Wigram Crawford; Cursetjee Ardaseer; Cursetjee Ardaseer and Co.; Cursondass Mathooradass; Dadabhoy Rustomjee Patell; João de Deos de Castro (J. Castro); Roger D'Faria and Co. (Roger de Faria and Co.); E.M. Fogo; Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, 1st Baronet; Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy (Cursetjee Jamsetjee), 2nd Baronet; (Sir) Jamsetjee...
Dates: 1828-1871
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 58 (letters P1-168) and Reel 59 (P169-283).
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Private letters: Calcutta, 1815-1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/5
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Thomas A. Apcar; Apcar & Co.; Joseph Barretto & Sons; Captain Charles James Bolton; Borradaile, Schiller & Co.; John Brightman; Brightman & Co.; George Brown (of Jardine, Skinner & Co.); Chunder Comar Tagore; J.F. Crockett (Captain of the 'Hellespont' and 'Clan Alpine'); John Currie (of Jardine, Matheson & Co.); H. Dundas; A. Emerson (agent, P. & O.); William Fairlie; Fairlie, Fergusson & Co.; Robert Cutlar Fergusson; Gilmore &...
Dates: 1815-1867
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 59 (letters P1-165) and Reel 60 (P166-390).
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Private letters: Canton, 1813-1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/2
Scope and Contents The correspondents include the following names:Rutherford Alcock; John Anderson (of London); Peter Anderson; William Henry Anderson; George A. Archer; J.H. Astell.Samuel Ball; James Bannerman (of the East India Co.); Bartolomeu Barretto; Antonio Lourenço Barretto and Co.; William Baynes; Thomas Beale; Thomas Chay Beale; Beale and Co.; Robert Berry; Francis B. Birley; Birley and Co.; John Blain; George Blight; W.O. Bokee; Bomnajee Hormasjee (Bomanjee Hormarjee); William...
Dates: 1813-1872
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 28 (letters P1-199), 29 (P200-648), 30 (P649-1155), 282 (P1156-1518), 283 (P1519-1761), 284 (P1762-2072), 285 (P2073-2308) and 286 (2309-2492).
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Private letters: China coast, 1813-1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/7
Scope and Contents The correspondents include George Adam (of H.C.S. 'William Pitt'); R.B. Baker (Captain of the 'Earl of Balcarres' and 'Singapore'); Captain Charles James Bolton; William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé, pseudonym); William G. Bull (of H.C.S. 'David Scott'); Captain James Burnett; Alexander Chiene (of the 'Harlequin'); Adam Howden Crawford; James Jeremiah Davis (Captain of the 'Austen', 'Lady M. Wood' and 'Arabia'); John Denham; William Alexander Erskine (of the 'Venus'); Duncan Forbes (Captain...
Dates: 1813-1867
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 495.
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Private letters: Chuenpee, 1835-1841

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/5
Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Patrick John Blake (Royal Naval Commander, H.M.S. 'Larne'); Charles Elliot; William Mackay (Captain of the 'John Biggar' and 'Fairy'); Duncan Macpherson (surgeon in Madras Army); Duncan Macpherson (also McPherson; General, India Army); (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); and Keith William Stewart-Mackenzie.

Dates: 1835-1841
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 580.
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Private letters: Chusan, 1837-1843

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/6
Scope and Contents Letters from Chusan, with some from Tinghai. The correspondents include Bartolomeu Barretto; Captain H.P. Baylis; William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé, pseudonym); Charles Gutzlaff (Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff); Mary Gutzlaff; Charles Hope (Captain of H.M.S. 'Thalia'); Andrew Jardine; Jumnojee Nasserwanjee (also Jamnojee Nesserwanjee and J. Nasserwanjee); Captain Henry McMinnies; Donald Matheson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); and Robert...
Dates: 1837-1843
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 580.
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Private letters: East Indies, Siam and Malaya, 1813-1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/6
Scope and Contents The correspondents include James Anderson (of Strachan and Co.); Bartolomeu Antonio Barretto; Antonio Lourenço Barretto and Co.; B.A. Barretto and Co.; Batlle, Hermanos and Co.; A. Bauermeister (of Behre and Co.); Captain Dionisio Bordenave; William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé, pseudonym); Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Carnegy and Co.; Thomas Church (Resident Councillor, Singapore); J.F. Crockett (Captain of the 'Hellespont'...
Dates: 1813-1882
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The originals of B1-11 are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room using the microfilm reference numbers listed in this catalogue, which are also found in the Outline Catalogue.
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Private letters: Europe, 1828-1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/7
Scope and Contents Letters from places in Europe other than Great Britain, including Turkey, with some from Egypt. The correspondents include Arlès-Dufour and Co.; Peter Johann Gottfried Garlieb; Carlo Gatti; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); David Jardine (founder of Jardine, Skinner and Co.); William Jardine; Alexander Matheson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); Mrs Josefa Bernarda Salsamendi (aunt of Xavier de Yrissari); Charles Binny Skinner; and...
Dates: 1828-1882
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The originals of B1-11 are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room using the microfilm reference numbers listed in this catalogue, which are also found in the Outline Catalogue.
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Private letters: Great Britain, 1829-1873

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/8
Scope and Contents Letters from places in Great Britain (excluding London). The correspondents include Dr Alexander Anderson; George Armstrong; Bank of Scotland; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); John Burd (Captain of the 'Norden' and 'Syden'); Canton Regatta Club; Adam Howden Crawford; Donald Currie (brother of John Currie of Hong Kong); John Currie (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); John Currie Senr (father of John Currie of Hong Kong); Helena...
Dates: 1829-1873
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 117.
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Private letters: Hong Kong, 1829-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/12
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Major Edward Aldrich (Royal Engineers); William Henry Alexander (Registrar, Supreme Court, Hong Kong); Harvey F. Allan; Walter E. Allum; Arbuthnot and Co.; [ ] Armstrong; Hugh Piercy Austin (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Bartolomeu Antonio Barretto; Charles William Barry (Captain, Royal Engineers); Thomas Bell M.D. (of Ecclefechan and S.S. 'Pekin' and S.S. 'Singapore'); John Bell-Irving; John Bowring; John Charles Bowring; William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé,...
Dates: 1829-1886
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 120 (P1-408), 121 (P409-723) and 122 (P724-1090).
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Private letters: India, 1820-1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/9
Scope and Contents Letters from places in India (excluding Bombay, Calcutta and Madras), with some from Ceylon, Persia and Burma. The correspondents include Robert Abercrombie; John Elliot Bingham (Royal Navy Commander, H.M.S. 'Acorn'); Christian Albrecht Bluhme; Ashley Eden; Robert Nesham Farquharson (opium agent, Behar); Viceroy at Goa; Henry Charles Hamilton (opium agent, Ghazeepore); Robert North Collie Hamilton; Hamilton, Brown and Co.; Hamilton, Higginson and Co.; P. Hansen (of the Danish Government at...
Dates: 1820-1867
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 494.
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Private letters: Kapsingmun, 1831-1837

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/13
Scope and Contents

The correspondents include William Clifton (Captain of the 'Red Rover'); James Hall (of the 'Harriet'); William Jardine; Francis Jauncey (of the 'Austen' and 'Governor Findlay'); William Mackay (Captain of the 'John Biggar' and 'Fairy'); (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); and John Rees (Captain of the 'Dansborg', 'Kronberg', 'Colonel Young', 'Austin' and 'Lady Hayes').

Dates: 1831-1837
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 31.
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Private letters: London, 1814-1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/10
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Aldridge and Blackwell; John H. Alley; John Lavicourt Anderdon; William Henry Anderson; Alexander Forbes Angus (tea inspector for Jardine, Matheson and Co.); [ ] Armstrong; Samuel Ball; Baring, Brothers and Co.; Samuel George Bonham; Boorman, Johnston and Co.; John Bowring; [ ] Brown; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Charles John Canning, Lord Canning; Lieutenant-Colonel Francisco de Castro; Samuel W....
Dates: 1814-1882
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 463.
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Private letters: Macao, 1813-1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/18
Scope and Contents The correspondents include the following names:A.V. de R. Aggersborg; J.H. Astell.Bartolomeu Barretto; Bartolomeu Antonio Barretto; Antonio Lourenço Barretto and Co.; William Baynes; Thomas Beale; Thomas Chay Beale; W. Bell; Bell and Co.; William Blenkin; George Blight; William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé, pseudonym); George Thomas Braine; Guilherme Francisco Bramston.Lorenzo Calvo; L. Calvo and Co.; A. Campbell; T.A. Chaldecott; William Clifton (Captain of...
Dates: 1813-1872
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 31 (P1-196) and 32 (P197-665).
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Private letters: Namoa, 1834-1839

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/19
Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Captain H.P. Baylis; John Denham; Charles Gutzlaff (Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff); James Hall (of the 'Harriet'); William Jardine; Francis Jauncey (of the 'Austen' and 'Governor Findlay'); Captain Robert McMurdo; Alexander Wentworth Macpherson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); Edward Parry (Captain of the 'Hercules'); and John Rees (Captain of the 'Dansborg', 'Kronberg', 'Colonel Young', 'Austin' and 'Lady Hayes').

Dates: 1834-1839
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 585.
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Private letters: Toon Koo, 1839-1840

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/27
Scope and Contents

The correspondents include William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé, pseudonym); Dinshaw Furdoonjee; Andrew Jardine; William Jardine; Mrs M.E. Maclean; Alexander Matheson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); L. Pereira; D. & M. Rustomjee & Co.; James Ryan; John Walker (of the 'Don Manoel' and 'Black Joke'); and J.A. Wilson (of S.S. 'Spark').

Dates: 1839-1840
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 586.
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Private letters: unplaced, 1806-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B5
Scope and Contents Private letters sent from unknown places. The correspondents include Rutherford Alcock; Bartolomeu Barretto; Bartolomeu Antonio Barretto; Thomas Bell M.D. (of Ecclefechan and S.S. 'Pekin' and S.S. 'Singapore'); William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé, pseudonym); [ ] Brown; Lieutenant Bruce; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Abraham Joseph Burley (or J. Burley; Captain of the 'John', 'Zenobia' and 'Falcon'); J.M. Canny; H. Cole;...
Dates: 1806-1886
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 587.
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