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Smith, Herbert, d 1904 (merchant)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: d 1904

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

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Business letters: America, 1821-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B6/2
Scope and Contents Letters from the United States, comprised of 4,296 principal letters and 176 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:Alexander G. Abell; F. Alger; Allan and Hogg; Richard Alsop; Alsop and Co.; American Guano Co.; American Watch Co.; Ammon, Caspari and Co.; Dr Alexander Anderson; J.E. Anderson; Anderson and Co.; Anderson, Weller and Co.; G.S. de Angelini (Captain of the 'Marinus'); John T. Archer; F. Argenti and Co.; Arkell, Tufts and Co.; Nicolas Tanco...
Dates: 1821-1898
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 477 (letters nos 1-347), 478 (347*-725), 479 (726-1145), 480 (1146-1513), 481 (1514-1892), 482 (1893-2169), 483 (2170-2324), 484 (2325-2531), 485 (2532-2687), 486 (2688-3061), 487 (3062-3339), 488 (3340-3450), 489 (3451-3783), 490 (3784-4149), 491 (4150-4496), 492 (4497-4926 and S1-118) and 493 (S119-176).
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Business letters: Chemulpo, 1883-1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B9/1
Scope and Contents The correspondents include William George Aston; Harry Macdonald Becher; John Bell-Irving; William Richard Carles; A. Brodie Clark (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); [ ] Gower; Captain John Graham; William H. Gubbins (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); [ ] Haas; [ ] Herz; S.D. Kerr; James Johnstone Keswick; William Keswick; King Peng Se (President, His Corean Majesty's Foreign Office); President of Foreign Office, Korea; W. Nelson Lovatt (Commissioner of Customs, Fusan); E. Meyer & Co.; Paul...
Dates: 1883-1884
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 569.
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Business letters: China coast, 1825-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/10
Scope and Contents The correspondents include the following names:Alexander William Ainslie (of U.S.S. 'Benicia'); James Alexander (of the 'Juliet'); John Allcock (of the 'Charles Grant'); Jordan Allen (Captain of the 'Polonaise'); Frederick P. Alleyn; L. d'Almeida (purser, S.S. 'Canton'); Richard T. Allison (of U.S.S. 'Macedonian'); Jose d'Almeida (of Macao); T. Alston (Captain of the 'Mor'); Francis Anderson (Captain of the 'Mars'); Captain George Cobham Anderson (Marine Superintendent, Jardine...
Dates: 1825-1893
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 505 (letters nos 1-213) and Reel 506 (214-935).
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Business letters: East Indies, Siam and Malaya, 1821-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B6/6
Scope and Contents There are 11,133 principal letters and 33 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:Fabian de Abaroa; G.E. Adams (Captain of the 'Reunion'); Abdool Allie; Abdool Rhamma Ben Mahomed; Abdul Rassool; Abed ben Sakur; H.E.C. Abendroth; Ackland & Boyd; Lim Acquay; [ ] Adam; J.L. Adam; William Adam (of the 'Swallow'); Adam & Co.; William Adamson; [ ] Afoune; Aga Abdul Rahim Bin Hajee Abdul Rasool (Abdul Rahim); Henry Alabaster; Major Edward Aldrich...
Dates: 1821-1898
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 87 (letters nos 1-240), 88 (241-567), 89 (568-899), 90 (900-1271), 91 (1272-1504), 92 (1505-1769), 93 (1770-2082), 94 (2083-2353), 95 (2354-2663), 96 (2664-2956), 97 (2957-3311), 98 (3312-3728), 99 (3729-3821), 100 (3822-4232), 101 (4233-4671), 102 (4672-5184), 103 (5185-5559), 103A (5560-5713), 104 (5714-6240), 105 (6241-6324), 106 (6325-6819*), 107 (6819**-7280), 108 (7281-7671), 109 (7671*-8088), 110 (8089-8496), 111 (8497-8730), 112 (8731-9348), 113 (9348*-9845), 114 (9846-10014), 115 (10015-10602) and 116 (10603-11133 and S1-33).
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Business letters: Europe, 1820-1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B6/7
Scope and Contents Letters from places in Europe other than Great Britain, including Turkey, with some from Egypt. There are 6,020 principal letters and 148 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:R.B. Abbott; L.G. Adam; A.K. Agélasto; Aguirravengoa fils y Uribarren; Charles Alexander & Co.; S. Aliotti; Aliotti Frères; J. Allard; A. Allievi; Captain George Cobham Anderson (Marine Superintendent, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong); Anderson, Höber & Co.; Jean Baptiste...
Dates: 1820-1891
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 118 (letters nos 1-332) 119 (333-800), 161 (801-970), 162 (970-1136), 163 (1137-1553), 164 (1554-1640), 165 (1641-1954), 166 (1954-2138), 167 (2139-2542), 168 (2543-2737), 169 (2738-3097), 170 (3098-3251), 171 (3252-3547), 172 (3547-3662), 173 (3662*-3813), 174 (3814-4027*), 175 (4027**-4243), 176 (4244-4454), 177 (4454*-4581), 178 (4582-4663), 179 (4664-4761), 180 (4762-4581), 181 (4582-4950), 182 (4951-5049), 183 (5050-5140), 184 (5141-5224), 185 (5224-5331), 186 (5332-5458), 187 (5459-5577), 188 (5578-5679), 189 (5680-5786), 190 (5787-5883) and 191 (5884-6020 and S1-148).
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Business letters: Foochow and River Min, 1846-1890

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/11
Scope and Contents There are 4,291 principal letters and 8 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:W.R. Adamson & Co.; Adamson, Bell & Co.; Edward Fleet Alford; Walter E. Allum; Alexander Forbes Angus (tea inspector for Jardine, Matheson & Co.); C. Alidel (?); Edward C. Anthony (Captain of the 'Guinevere'); Peter Arthur (Chief Officer, S.S. 'Glenfinlas'); J.R. Ashton; Hugh Wylie Auld (Captain of S.S. 'Melbourne' and S.S. 'Glenlyon').Alexander...
Dates: 1846-1890
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 507 (letters nos 1-318), 508 (319-467), 509 (468-789), 510 (790-1124), 511 (1125-1415), 512 (1416-1685), 513 (1686-1895), 514 (1896-2230), 515 (2231-2406), 516 (2407-2611), 517 (2612-2969), 518 (2970-3276), 519 (3277-3523), 520 (3524-3784), 521 (3785-3917), 522 (3918-4083) and 523 (4084-4291 and S1-8).
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Business letters: Hakodate, 1859-1873

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10/1
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Blakiston, Marr & Co.; S. Howard Church; John H. Duus (Reiss & Co. and Lindsay & Co.); [ ] Endicott; Stephen William Goggin (of the barque 'Sea Belle'); Samuel John Gower (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Charles Southern Hope (son of Charles Hope of London); Alfred Howell (Alfred Wilkinson & Co.); William Gunston Howell; Howell & Co.; Thomas Hunt & Co.; William Keswick; J.M. Mackintosh; E.E. Rice; William M. Robinet; Herbert Smith...
Dates: 1859-1873
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 432.
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Business letters: Hankow, 1861-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/12
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Chaloner Alabaster; John Henry Anderson (of Robert Anderson & Co., Kiukiang and Hankow); Robert Anderson (of Robert Anderson & Co., Kiukiang and Hankow); Robert Anderson & Co.; John Bell-Irving; Henry Beveridge; E.T. Blair; J.L. Brown; Richard C. Brown (son of Captain Richard H. Brown); Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); George Whittingham Caine (Consular Service); Chartered Mercantile Bank of...
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 - Reels 540 (letters nos 1-485), 541 (486-927), 542 (928-1571) and 543 (1572-1948).
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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: 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: 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: Niigata, 1869-1870

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10/5
Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); J.W. Van den Broek; and Weber, Leysner & Co.

Dates: 1869-1870
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: 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: 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: 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: Tokyo, 1870-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10/7
Scope and Contents

Letters from Tokyo (Yedo). The correspondents include Victor Faga; Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan; [ ] Keswick; Kenneth Macrae; Charles Maries; Terashima Numenori; Harry Smith Parkes; John Pitman; and Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.).

Dates: 1870-1886
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: 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: 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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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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Letters from H.P. Austin and Herbert Smith, 1867-1869

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D7/3
Scope and Contents

Copies (mostly press copies) of letters from Hugh Piercy Austin and Herbert Smith, agents of Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, with related accounts. Most of the letters are to correspondents in the United States, but there are also letters to China, Europe, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Indochina and Japan. The envelope also includes some copies of letters by other authors, including W. Kemptner & Co., E. Fischer and C.S. Hope.

Dates: 1867-1869
Conditions Governing Access: A set of badly-damaged letters has removed and is not available to readers.
 sub-sub-subseries

Letters from Yokohama, 1866-1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D1/2/7
Scope and Contents

Copies (including press copies) of letters from H.P. Austin, Edward Fischer, C.S. Hope and Herbert Smith, Yokohama, to F.B. Johnson, William Keswick and Edward Whittall, Shanghai.

Dates: 1866-1871
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-sub-sub-subseries

Letters to Japan, 1869-1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D1/1/2/5
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from William Keswick, Herbert Magniac and James Whittall, Hong Kong, to correspondents in Japan, prinicipally Herbert Smith and Edward Whittall, Yokohama.

Dates: 1869-1882
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