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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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Private telegrams, 1885-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/E1/50
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and press copies of telegrams exchanged between partners and other members of Jardine, Matheson & Co. in China and Hong Kong, and with Matheson & Co., London, 1885-1886. There are also several loose documents, including press copies of telegrams exchanged by William Keswick, Hong Kong, with Alexander Michie, Tientsin, and James Whittall, London, December 1885-January 1886.

Dates: 1885-1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Semi-official correspondence between London and Hong Kong & Shanghai, 1908-1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/2
Scope and Contents Semi-official correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters, telegrams, memoranda, reports and printed items. The main part of the series is a numbered sequence of letters from London to either Hong Kong or Shanghai running until 1935, when the Hong Kong and Shanghai letters were divided into separate series (J1/3 and J1/4). Some of the later volumes also contain letters from Hong Kong and Shanghai to London. The...
Dates: 1908-1935
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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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to London, 1911-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/8
Scope and Contents

An incomplete series of original semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters, telegrams and other papers. The correspondents are C.E. Anton, B.D.F. Beith, John Bell-Irving, D.G.M. Bernard, R.E. Coxon, T.S. Forrest, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, William Keswick, W.J. Keswick, David Landale, D.L. Newbigging, J.J. Paterson, C.H. Ross, A. Brooke Smith and A.B. Stewart.

Dates: 1911-1941
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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Semi-official letters from London to New York, 1891-1913

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/5
Scope and Contents

Original semi-official letters from Matheson & Co., London, to Jardine Matheson, New York. The correspondents include Henry Keswick, William Keswick, G.L. Montgomery, A.R. Riddle and A.D. Walker.

Dates: 1891-1913
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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Telegram from William Keswick, 18 Sep. 1884-19 Sep. 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/65
Scope and Contents

A telegram from 'Weswick' (William Keswick?), Shanghai, to Parkes, 18 September [1884], received in Peking, 19 [September 1884].

Dates: 18 Sep. 1884-19 Sep. 1884
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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