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Keswick, William, 1834-1912 (merchant)

 Person

Biography

William Keswick was a Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1906-1912.

Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:

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Business letters: Hong Kong, 1833-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/15
Scope and Contents There are 14,309 principal letters and 404 supplementary letters, including the following correspondents: Achoo; Achoon; A-chun; Lt George Evatt Acklom, 44th Foot; Edward James Ackroyd, Supreme Ct; Abdolla Devraj; N. Abdoolally; H.E.C. Abendroth; H.H. Abercrombie; Abdollally Ebrahim Co.; A.E. Abraham; Frederick C. Adams; James Adams, 'Equestrian'; William Stanley Adams M.D.; William Adamson; Adamson, Bell & Co.; R.F. Addyman; W.E. Aga; A.L. Agabeg Jnr; Agra & Masterman's Bank Ltd;...
Dates: 1833-1905
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 123 (letters nos 1-312) 124 (313-673), 125 (674-978), 126 (979-1322), 127 (1323-1799), 128 (1800-2053), 129 (2054-2398), 130 (2399-2628), 131 (2630-3089), 132 (3090-3602), 133 (3603-4004), 134 (4005-4589), 135 (4589-4882), 136 (4883-5262*), 137 (5263-5528), 138 (5529-5938), 139 (5939-6303), 140 (6304-7027), 141 (7028-7742), 142 (7743-7996), 143 (7997-8382), 144 (8383-8754), 145 (8756-9259), 146 (9260-9346), 147 (9347-9676), 148 (9677-10079), 149 (10080-10415), 150 (10416-10835), 151 (10836-11373), 152 (11374-12096), 153 (12097-12454), 154 (12455-12779), 155 (12780-13175), 156 (13176-13376), 157 (13377-13728), 158 (13729-14309), 159 (S1-213) and 160 (S214-404). Letters nos 2629 and 8755 has not been microfilmed.
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Business letters: India, 1819-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B6/9
Scope and Contents Letters from India (excluding Bombay, Calcutta and Madras), with some from Ceylon, Persia and Burma. There are 1,595 principal letters and 9 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:Abraham & Co.; Ackland & Boyd; Robert Abercrombie; Peter Adams; Aga Mohamad Jaffer bin Mohamad Ali Saffer; Aga Mohamad Rahim Sapper; J.C. Aguiar; Richard Alexander; Amerchund Dramochande (Amarchande Dramochande); P. Anstruther; T.M. Appavoopillay & Co.; Arbuthnot...
Dates: 1819-1898
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 496 (letters nos 1-447), 497 (448-1000), 498 (1001-1466) and 499 (1467-1595 and S1-9).
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Business letters: Kiukiang, 1861-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/22
Scope and Contents The correspondents include A.E. Allen; John Henry Anderson (Robert Anderson & Co., Kiukiang and Hankow); Robert Anderson (Robert Anderson & Co., Kiukiang and Hankow); Robert Anderson & Co.; Henry Beveridge; E.T. Blair; H.G. Bridges (Augustine Heard & Co.); Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Cameron & Co.; Frank S. Deacon; Henry Collins Endicott; James Bridges Endicott (uncle of Henry C. Endicott); Charles Walter...
Dates: 1861-1886
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 532 (letters nos 1-239), 533 (240-566*), 534 (567-967) and 535 (968-1266).
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Business letters: Kobe, 1868-1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10/2
Scope and Contents Letters from Kobe, including some from Hiogo. The correspondents include George Abell; George H. Allcock; Arthur Adolphus Annesley; Alexander Badenoch (Captain of the 'Herald of Light'); C. Bovenschen; Browne & Co.; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Captain Butat (of the French barque 'Hippocampe'); Edward Byrne (Captain of the 'Zingari', 'London' and 'Telegraph'); China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd (China Sugar Refinery Co. Ltd);...
Dates: 1868-1881
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 432 (letters nos 1-359) and 433 (360-553).
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Business letters: London, 1814-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B6/10
Scope and Contents There are 20,751 principal letters and 63 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:Edwin Morton Abbott; R.B. Abbott; Aberdare Patent Steam Fuel Company Ltd; Acclimatisation Society of Great Britain; William Edward Acraman; Acraman & Co.; Acraman, Thorne & Co.; Adam, Skinner & Co.; E.L. Adams; Henry Adams; Alexander Adamson; J.L. Adamson; William Adamson; Adamson & Ronaldson; Henry Unwin Addington; Aders & Hogg; Agie & Insinger,...
Dates: 1814-1898
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 287 (letters nos 1-173), 288 (174-304), 289 (305-413), 290 (414-590), 291 (591-845), 292 (846-1162), 293 (1163-1482), 294 (1483-1738), 295 (1739-1936), 296 (1937-2155), 297 (2156-2458), 298 (2459-2756), 299 (2756-3049), 300 (3050-3336), 301 (3337-3624), 302 (3625-4014), 303 (4015-4410), 304 (4411-4695), 305 (4696-4943), 306 (4944-5153), 307 (5154-5356), 308 (5357-5529), 309 (5530-5700), 310 (5701-5954), 311 (5955-6179), 312 (6180-6370), 313 (6371-6622), 314 (6623-6884), 315 (6885-7230), 316 (7231-7455), 317 (7456-7757), 318 (7759-8016), 319 (8016-8269), 320 (8270-8504), 321 (8505-8736), 322 (8737-9032), 323 (9033-9350), 324 (9350*-9661), 325 (9662-10027), 326 (10028-10408), 327 (10409-10802), 328 (10803-11098), 329 (11099-11424), 330 (11425-11682), 331 (11683-11925), 332 (11925*-12209), 333 (12210-12501), 334 (12502-12817), 335 (12818-13147), 336 (13148-13393), 337 (13394-13636), 338 (13637-13923), 339 (13924-14181), 340 (14182-14395), 341 (14396-14594*), 342 (14595-14797), 343 (14798-15004), 344 (15005-15211), 345 (15212-15437), 346 (15438-15668), 347 (15669-15881), 348 (15882-16078), 349 (16079-16266), 350 (16267-16456), 351 (16457-16672), 352 (16673-16880), 353 (16881-17099), 354 (17100-17321), 355 (17322-17551), 356 (17552-17786), 357 (17787-18030), 358 (18031-18271), 359 (18272-18499), 360 (18501-18761), 361 (18762-18996), 362 (18997-19259), 363 (19260-19514), 364 (19515-19747), 365 (19748-19774), 366 (19975-20208), 367 (20209-20443), 368 (20444-20664), and 369 (20665-20751 and S1-63). Letters nos 7758 and 18500 have not been microfilmed.
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Business letters: Macao, 1813-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/27
Scope and Contents There are 8,263 principal letters and 50 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:Acow (Akow); Acow & Co. (also Akoe & Co. and Akow & Co.); William Adam (of the 'Swallow'); Affo; Revd José Joaquim d'Afonseca Mattos (Professor at Seminario de S. Jose, Macao); A.V. de R. Aggersborg; C. Agnew; Fernando Aguirre; Ahmed Hajee Esaac; H. Alexander; Alisch & Co.; William Allen (Captain of the 'Ann'); Frederick P. Alleyn; Angel Almeda (Captain of...
Dates: 1813-1898
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 8 (letters nos 1-79), 9 (80-406), 10 (407-675), 11 (676-928), 12 (929-1206), 13 (1207-1552), 14 (1553-1998), 15 (1999-2323), 16 (2324-2660), 192 (2661-2907), 193 (2908-3266), 194 (3267-3604), 195 (3605-4117), 196 (4118-4639), 197 (4640-5179), 198 (5180-5501), 199 (5502-5919), 200 (5920-6358), 201 (6359-6615), 202 (6616-6825), 203 (6826-7290), 204 (7291-7765), 205 (7766-8135) and 206 (8136-8263 and S1-50).
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Business letters: Nagasaki, 1859-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10/4
Scope and Contents Letters from Nagasaki, including some from Desima. There are 1,517 principal letters and 10 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following:M.C. Adams & Co.; Alt & Co., Nagasaki; John Martin Armstrong (Thomas Hunt & Co.); Sir W.G. Armstrong & Co.James S. Barber (of Kanagawa); H. Barnett (Captain of the S.S. 'Argentino'); Henry P. Blanchard; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards...
Dates: 1859-1886
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 433 (letters nos 1-310), 434 (312-713), 435 (714-1044), 436 (1045-1414) and 437 (1415-1517 and S1-10). Letter no. 311 has not been microfilmed.
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Business letters: Newchwang, 1861-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/30
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Thomas Adkins; Blackwood & Co.; Bourjau, Hübener & Co.; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Henry Edward Bush; J.E. Bush; Bush Brothers; R.M. Cohen; Frederick Perrin Cooper; Dreyer & Co.; J. Firmin; E.M. Gudgeon; Richard Farr Hamilton (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); A. Hertel (Captain of the 'Minnie'); Charles E. Hill (Thomas Hunt & Co.); Thomas B. Hooper (Captain of the 'Borderer',...
Dates: 1861-1901
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 544.
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Business letters: Ningpo, 1844-1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/31
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Henry Beveridge; Bourjau, Hübener & Co.; A.N. Brown (Davidson & Co.); Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Edward Carpenter; G.E. Cerruti; Albert Fry Chambers (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); F. Coit; William Curtis ('Hong Kong Times'); Alexander Grant Dallas; William Robert Davidson; Davidson & Co. (of Ningpo); F.S. Green (of the 'Vixen', 'Falcon', 'Audax' and 'Lady Hayes); Isaac Gutsell (Captain...
Dates: 1844-1883
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 545 (letters nos 1-315), 546 (316-618) and 547 (619-1052).
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Business letters: Osaka, 1868-1870

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10/6
Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); James Bridges Endicott (uncle of Henry C. Endicott); Thomas Blake Glover; Glover & Co.; William Gowland (Imperial Mint); L. Joseph & Co.;William Keswick; Kenneth Ross Mackenzie; James Martin Jnr (Captain of the 'Stag'); Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Nicanor Tejerina; T. Waters (engineer to Imperial Mint); and Edward Whittall.

Dates: 1868-1870
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 437.
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Business letters: Pekin, 1860-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/34
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Frederick William Adolphus Bruce; Thomas Lowndes Bullock; C.K. Chew; China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd (China Sugar Refinery Co. Ltd); [ ] Cousins; William Curtis ('Hong Kong Times'); Commissioner of Customs, Foochow; Hugh Fraser; Robert Hart; Walter Caine Hillier; 'Hong Kong Times'; James Johnstone Keswick; William Keswick; P. Kierulff; P. Kierulff & Co.; Thomas Edmond Knox (Liutenant Colonel, 67th Regiment); Alexander Michie; Robert Cornelis Napier of Magdala...
Dates: 1860-1901
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 548.
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Business letters: Shanghai, 1844-1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/37
Scope and Contents There are 10,805 principal letters and 15 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:W.R. Adamson; W.R. Adamson & Co.; R.F. Addyman; Agra & United Service Bank Ltd; Chaloner Alabaster; Samuel Alcock; Joseph W. Allen; Thomas Allen; J. Allmand Jnr (of Yokohama); Alexander Anderson (Inspector of Maitland Ewing & Co.'s estate); Captain George Cobham Anderson (Marine Superintendent, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong); John Henry Anderson (Robert Anderson...
Dates: 1844-1891
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 373 (letters nos 1-185), 374 (186-408), 375 (409-638), 376 (639-983), 377 (984-1184), 378 (1185-1363), 379 (1364-1634), 380 (1635-1843), 381 (1844-2096), 382 (2097-2356), 383 (2357-2488), 384 (2489-2656), 385 (2651-2853), 386 (2854-2998), 387 (2999-3145), 388 (3146-3378), 389 (3379-3557), 390 (3558-3725), 391 (3726-3918), 392 (3919-4075), 393 (4076-4197), 394 (4198-4353), 395 (4354-4481), 396 (4482-4647), 397 (4648-4806), 398 (4807-4973), 399 (4974-5139), 400 (5140-5263), 401 (5264-5465), 402 (5466-5680), 403 (5681-5900), 404 (5901-6079), 405 (6080-6251), 406 (6252-6436), 407 (6437-6625), 408 (6626-6831), 409 (6832-7086), 410 (7087-7295), 411 (7296-7446), 412 (7447-7627), 413 (7628-7889), 414 (7890-8153), 415 (8154-8383), 416 (8384-8634), 417 (8635-8890), 418 (8891-9269), 419 (9270-9584), 420 (9585-9868), 421 (9869-10079), 422 (10080-10334), 422* (10335-10559) and 423 (10560-10805 and S1-15).
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Business letters: Swatow, 1853-1894

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/42
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Walter E. Allum; Captain George Cobham Anderson (Marine Superintendent, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong); Nicolas Tanco Armero; Otto Asverus; George Bailey (Captain of the 'George Shotton'); John Barge (Captain of the 'Fanny' and 'Sunbeam'); Captain E. Barton; James Beaton (sugar boiler, China Sugar Refinery); E. Bois; Charles William Bradley Jnr (Spanish Consular Agent, Swatow); Bradley & Co.; Adolph Branth; William Breck (U.S. Consul, Ningpo); J.R. Bridgman...
Dates: 1853-1894
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 550 (letters nos 1-488), 551 (489-950), 552 (951-1453), 553 (1454-1879), 554 (1880-2327), 555 (2328-2713) and 556 (2714-2910).
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Business letters: Takao, 1856-1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B8/6
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Alexander Badenoch (Captain of the 'Herald of Light'); Allan W. Bain; B. d'Almeida Siva; Alexander Cameron (Captain of the 'Florence Nightingale'); J. Gratton Cass (for Elles & Co.); James Patfield Cook (partner, Thomas Hunt & Co.); Elles & Co.; John Freer (Chief Officer of the 'Pathfinder'); Augustine Heard & Co.; Hagen, Da Silva & Co.; 'Hong Kong Times'; H.T. Howard (Captain of the hulk 'Science'; of Dent & Co.); Thomas Hunt & Co.;...
Dates: 1856-1881
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 565.
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Business letters: Tamsui, 1860-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B8/7
Scope and Contents The correspondents include C.H. Best (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Shearman Godfrey Bird (Acting Assistant Surveyor-General and member of Dodd & Co.); Francis Cass (for Elles & Co.); Robert Craig (Jardine, Matheson & Co., Swatow); William Curtis ('Hong Kong Times'); E. William H. Dent; John Dodd; John Dodd; Dodd & Co.; Alexander Frater; William Gregory (British Consulate); R.S. Harger; Revd K.G. Junor (Canada Presbyterian Mission); Commanders of Vessels at Keelung; Crawford...
Dates: 1860-1898
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 566 (letters nos 1-295), 567 (296-593) and 568 (594-941).
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Business letters: Tientsin, 1860-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/45
Scope and Contents The correspondents include A. Ainslie (J. Livingston & Co.); Alexander Alisch & Co., Tientsin; Robert Anderson & Co.; Astor House Hotel Ltd; John Gardiner Austin; Harry Macdonald Becher; Henry Beveridge; H.S. Bidwell; P.S. Bourdachieff; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd (China Sugar Refinery Co. Ltd); Edward Cousins; George Hickie Daly (assistant surgeon, Fane's Horse); Edward Daubeny...
Dates: 1860-1901
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 557 (letters nos 1-316), 558 (317-783) and 559 (784-1166).
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Business letters: unplaced, 1813-1900

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B11
Scope and Contents Business letters sent from unknown places, comprised of 5,690 principal letters and 33 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:Abdool; H.H. Abercrombie; Edward James Ackroyd (Register, Supreme Court); A.E. Abraham; Achim; Acow & Co. (Akoe & Co. or Akow & Co.); James Adams (Chief Mate, 'Equestrian'); William Stanley Adams M.D. (of Glasgow); C. Murray Adamson; William Adamson; R.F. Addyman; Aderjee Sapoorjee; Afong; A.L. Agabeg Jnr; A.V. de...
Dates: 1813-1900
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 571 (letters nos 1-440), 572 (441-1141), 573 (1142-1930), 574 (1931-2607), 575 (2608-3172), 576 (3173-3902), 577 (3903-4542), 578 (4543-5197) and 579 (5198-5690 and S1-33).
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Business letters: Whampoa, 1825-1885

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/51
Scope and Contents The correspondents include the following names:William H. Adams (of the 'Maria'); George Allcot; C.H. Allen; Jordan Allen (Captain of the 'Polonaise'); João Lourenço d'Almeida; Angier & Allanson; John Martin Armstrong (Thomas Hunt & Co.); Joseph Arquit (Captain of the 'Candace'); Antoine Auzias (Captain of the 'Josephine Amédee'); W.E. Ayers.Frederick E. Baker (Captain of the 'Niphon'); Aurelio Ballen (of the 'Clarita' and 'Carmen'); A.H. Bancroft; Henry Barnett...
Dates: 1825-1885
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 560 (letters nos 1-348), 561 (349-1007) and 562 (1008-1253).
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Business letters: Yokohama, 1859-1892

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10/9
Scope and Contents Letters from Yokohama, including some from Kanagawa. There are 3,661 principal letters and 7 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:H.J. Adair; James Aitchaison (Captain of the 'Mountain Ash'); William Aitchison (of Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Rutherford Alcock; Alsop & Co.; Charles Godfrey Ancel (of H.M.S. 'Scylla' and Assistant Paymaster, Royal Navy); Captain George Cobham Anderson (Marine Superintendent, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong); Robert...
Dates: 1859-1892
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 437 (letters nos 1-200), 438 (201-479), 439 (480-794), 440 (795-958), 441 (959-1158), 442 (1159-1367), 443 (1368-1598), 444 (1599-1835), 445 (1836-2067), 446 (2068-2256), 447 (2257-2505), 448 (2506-2705), 449 (2706-2942), 450 (2943-3187), 451 (3188-3431) and 452 (3432-3661 and S1-11).
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Cash book of William Keswick, 1863-1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/324
Scope and Contents

The cash book of William Keswick, Shanghai, Acting Consul for the Royal Danish Consulate, and Treasurer of the Sailors' Home and General Hospital.

Dates: 1863-1864
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Correspondence of partners, 1885-1888 (mostly 1887)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K25
Scope and Contents

Manuscript originals and press copies of correspondence of John Bell-Irving, Sir Robert Jardine, William Keswick, William Paterson and Herbert Smith, with related documents, including a few telegrams. The envelope is numbered 50, and lists the subject matter as 'allocations of shares in JM & Co. Retirement of William Paterson promotion of Herbert Smith + James Bell-Irving'.

Dates: 1885-1888 (mostly 1887)
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 employment issues, 1860-1887

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K15
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. regarding the employment of its staff, including hirings, contract renewals and resignations. Some of the letters have wrappers describing their contents.1. A letter from Antonio F. Vandenberg, East Point, to Jardine, Matheson & Co., 12 January 1860, accepting the terms offered for his continued employment.2. Two press copies of a letter from William Keswick, Hong Kong, to John How Cheverton, 12 September...
Dates: 1860-1887
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 Japan, 1906-1913

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K42
Scope and Contents Manuscript and typescript originals, copies and extracts of letters from Great Britain, Hong Kong and Yokohama regarding various aspects of business in Japan. The correspondents include F.H. Bugbird; C.W. Dickson; W.J. Gresson; H.V. Henson; Henry Keswick; William Keswick; and Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co. Ltd. Much of the correspondence concerns mining, including the Ogurazawa Mines. Other subjects include coal, silk and tea, and the firm Armstrong & Vickers. There is also an...
Dates: 1906-1913
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 shipping, 1894-1953 (mostly 1894-1896 and 1908-1911)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K31
Scope and Contents Typescript and manuscript correspondence (including copies) and related documents regarding shipping, 1894-1939, including many items concerning the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. The correspondents include C.E. Anton; J.J. Bell-Irving; Butterfield & Swire; A. Cheyne; C.W. Dickson; W.J. Gresson; H.V. Henson; Jardine Matheson, Shanghai; John Johnstone; William Keswick; David Landale; C.H. Ross; Spicer & Pegler; and J.S. Swire. There is also a letter from J.J. Paterson, Calcutta, to...
Dates: 1894-1953 (mostly 1894-1896 and 1908-1911)
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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