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Johnstone, John, 1881-1935 (businessman)

 Person

Biography

John Johnstone was a Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1914-1923, and the father of Andrew Johnstone of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd.

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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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.
 Sub-Series

Indo-China letters, 1916-1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J3
Scope and Contents

Semi-official correspondence between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, regarding the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, with related papers. The principal correspondents are C.E. Anton, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, David Landale and C.H. Ross.

Dates: 1916-1919
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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Letter of appointment of John Johnstone, 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25/80
Scope and Contents A copy of the letter of appointment of John Johnstone of Hong Kong by Sir Robert William Buchanan Jardine, Baronet, of Castlemilk, N.B., Governing Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, and Henry Keswick of London, Senior Managing Director, as the company's Managing Director in the East from 1 May 1919 in succession to David Landale, 12 May 1919. There is a covering letter from Freshfields & Leese to C.H. Ross, Matheson & Co., 19 May 1919, enclosing the letter of appointment,...
Dates: 1919
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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1905-1911

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K40
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence (including press copies) of Jardine, Matheson & Co. sent from Hong Kong, London, New York, Shanghai, Scotland, Yokohama and elsewhere. The correspondents include Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, New York and Shanghai; C.E. Anton; Carlo Beer; F.H. Bugbird; Chabrières, Morel et Cie; C.W. Dickson; F.B. Eastwood; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock Company Ltd; Sir R.W.B. Jardine; John Johnstone; Henry Keswick; William Keswick;...
Dates: 1905-1911
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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Power of attorney of Jardine Matheson, 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F17/188
Scope and Contents

A copy of a power of attorney granted by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd to John Johnstone, the company's new Managing Director in the East, conferring the right to exercise in Hong Kong, China, Japan and elsewhere other than the United Kingdom all powers, rights, discretions and authorities exercised by the company's Senior Managing Director, 14 May 1919.

Dates: 1919
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.
 sub-subseries

Private and semi-official letters from London, 1887-1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/1
Scope and Contents Copies of private and semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters, telegrams and other papers. The volumes are numbered 1 to 20 (4 is missing), and are labelled 'China' on the spine (with the exception of the last volume). The later volumes include indexes. The correspondents include C.E. Anton, R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.J. Bell-Irving, John Bell-Irving, D.G.M. Bernard, C.W. Dickson, W.J. Gresson, John...
Dates: 1887-1938
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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Property correspondence between Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1921-1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/1
Scope and Contents

Property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The series begins with original property letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong only; from J2/1/4 there are also copies of property letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, R.E. Coxon, John Johnstone, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, J.J. Paterson, G.W. Sheppard, A. Brooke Smith and A.B. Stewart.

Dates: 1921-1938
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.
 sub-subseries

Property correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1921-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/2
Scope and Contents Property correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters, agreements, plans and other papers. The series begins with a sequence of numbered property letters from London to either Hong Kong or Shanghai. The later volumes also include property letters from Hong Kong and Shanghai to London and property correspondence between Hong Kong and Shanghai. The property letters from London to Hong Kong are either originals...
Dates: 1921-1941
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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Property letters from London to Hong Kong and Shanghai, 14 July 1921-6 Dec. 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/3
Scope and Contents Copies of property letters nos P.101-460 from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The volume does not include the enclosures to the original letters, but includes lists of their contents. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, W.J. Keswick, David Landale, D.F. Landale, L.N. Leefe, J.J. Paterson, A. Brooke Smith and A.B. Stewart.There is an index loose inside the volume containing the following...
Dates: 14 July 1921-6 Dec. 1939
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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Property letters from Shanghai to London, 4 Nov. 1922-22 Feb. 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/4
Scope and Contents Original property letters nos P.1, P1A, P.3, P.4, P.7-11, P.11A, P.12-15, P.25A, P.26-31, P.33-68, P.72A, P.72B, P. 76A, P.119, P.122-149, P.149A, P.150-156 and P.158-201 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, John Johnstone, J.J. Paterson, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, F.A. Pollock and A. Brooke Smith, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, David Landale and J.J. Paterson, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers, including a photograph of the Hungjao...
Dates: 4 Nov. 1922-22 Feb. 1940
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.
 sub-subseries

Semi-official and property correspondence between Shanghai and Hankow, 1921-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/28
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hankow and Shanghai, with related letters (including property letters), telegrams and other papers, including Hankow monthly reports and financial statements. The Hankow letters are numbered, but those from Shanghai are not. The correspondents include R.M. Austin, G.S. Aveyard, B.D.F. Beith, Cedric C. Boyd, W.S. Dupree, John Johnstone, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, Andrew Ross, A. Brooke Smith and J.C. Taylor.

Dates: 1921-1927
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 and property correspondence between Shanghai and Tientsin, 1921-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/30
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official and property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai and Tientsin, with enclosed letters and papers, including copies of telegrams, monthly Tientsin agency reports and financial statements, and Tientsin Produce Department memoranda. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, P.S. Jameson, John Johnstone, D.L. Newbigging, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, R.J. Paterson, E.C. Peters, W.W.G. Ross and A. Brooke Smith.

Dates: 1921-1927
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 and property correspondence of the Yangtsze Ports, 1920-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/27
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official and property correspondence of the offices of Jardine, Matheson & Co. in the Upper Yangtsze Ports (Changsha, Chengtu, Chungking, Hankow and Ichang) and Lower Yangtsze Ports (Chinkiang, Kiukiang, Nanking and Wuhu), including correspondence with Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. There are also enclosed letters and papers, including telegrams and trade and monthly reports.The correspondents are J.R. Allan, R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, C.C. Boyd, R.E. Coxon, A.W....
Dates: 1920-1927
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 correspondence between Hong Kong and Amoy, Canton, Foochow, Swatow and Taipei, 1918-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/11
Scope and Contents Semi-official and some property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Amoy, Canton, Foochow, Swatow and Taipei, with enclosed letters and papers. The contents of the volumes change over the course of the series: there are original letters from Amoy (1918), Canton (1918-1939), Foochow (1918-1933), Swatow (1918-1933) and Taipei (1918-1927) to Hong Kong, and copies of letters from Hong Kong to Canton (1930-1939), Foochow (1930-1933) and Swatow...
Dates: 1918-1939
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 correspondence between Hong Kong and Kobe and Yokohama, 1918-1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/10
Scope and Contents Semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Kobe and Yokohama, with enclosed letters and papers. The series divides into two main parts:1. J1/10/1-17 contain a numbered set of original semi-official letters from Kobe (1925-1928) and Yokohama (1918-1924 and 1928-1933) to Hong Kong. During this period, the responsibility for the numbered semi-official correspondence alternated between the two branches. There are also some unnumbered...
Dates: 1918-1938
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 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 correspondence between Shanghai and China, Japan, London and New York, 1921-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/26
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official and some property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and agents and offices of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in Foochow, Kobe, New York, Newchwang, Peking, Swatow, Taipei, Tientsin, Tsingtao and Yokohama, as well as with Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers, including telegrams, memoranda and reports. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, C. Barraclough, J.W. Bateman, B.D.F. Beith, R.G. Bell, G.H. Bowker, F.H. Bugbird, C....
Dates: 1921-1927
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 correspondence between Shanghai and Harbin and Tsingtao, 1921-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/29
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official and some property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and Jardine Matheson, Harbin ( vols 1-7) and Tsingtao (vols 6-7), with enclosed letters and papers, including monthly agency reports, memoranda, financial statements and Export Department results. The last volume also includes some correspondence between Shanghai and the Hongkong Fire Insurance Co. Ltd, Harbin. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.P.B. Eastwood, John Johnstone, W.H....
Dates: 1921-1927
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 correspondence between Shanghai and the ports, 1918-1921

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/25
Scope and Contents Copies of correspondence and other papers enclosed originally with semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, of January 1919-January 1921. The documents are arranged into sections corresponding to the semi-official letter with which they were sent, and each section is preceded by a list of contents. The principal part of the enclosures is comprised of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and the agents and...
Dates: 1918-1921
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 Hong Kong to Shanghai, 1922-1929

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/43
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with some enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, J.J. Paterson and A. Brooke Smith. There are indexes at the beginning of the ring-binders.

Dates: 1922-1929
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 New York to Hong Kong, 1918-1931

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/36
Scope and Contents Original unnumbered semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, New York, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers, including copies of semi-official letters from New York to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai (J1/36/3-12); statements of the financial position of Jardine Matheson, New York (J1/36/3-7); semi-monthly reports of unsold New York stock (J1/36/3-7); and newscuttings. The volumes also include other letters from Jardine Matheson,...
Dates: 1918-1931
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 New York to Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1917-1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/40
Scope and Contents Original semi-official letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers, including copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, New York, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai. There are also some other original letters from New York to London, including reports on the silk market, and copies of cablegrams exchanged by Jardine Matheson, New York, with Jardine...
Dates: 1917-1944
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 Shanghai to Hong Kong, 1911-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/24
Scope and Contents Original semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The later volumes include copies of semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Shanghai, 1930-1934, and two volumes of duplicate letters (J1/24/27 and J1/24/29).The correspondents are C.E. Anton, R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, John Bell-Irving, D.G.M. Bernard, R.E. Coxon, T.S. Forrest, R. Gordon, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, J.H. Keswick; W.J. Keswick, David...
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 Shanghai to Hong Kong, 1922-1929

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/44
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, J.J. Paterson, G.W. Sheppard, A. Brooke Smith and A.B. Stewart. There are indexes at the beginning of the ring-binders.

Dates: 1922-1929
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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