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Whittall, James, 1827-1893 (merchant)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1827 - 1893

Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

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Business letters: Ningpo, 1844-1883

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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: Shanghai, 1844-1891

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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: Taiwanfoo, 1860-1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B8/5
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Peter Anderson L.R.C.P., L.R.C.S. (of Edinburgh); Bain & Co.; China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd (China Sugar Refinery Co. Ltd); James C. Elles; Elles & Co.; 'Hong Kong Times'; Robert I. Lent (Imperial Maritime Customs); John McArthur (Captain of the 'Pet', 'Despatch' and 'Australia'); McPhail & Co.; Alexander Morrison (Captain of the 'Banshee' and 'Adventure'); Alexander Perceval; Thomas Preston ('Hong Kong Times'); George M. Thompson; Alfred Roper (Captain...
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 565.
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Business letters: Tamsui, 1860-1898

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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

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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

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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: Wei-hai-wei, 1859

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/49
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The correspondents include Captain H.P. Baylis; George Thomson (Captain of the 'Ettrick', 'Viola', 'Lanrick' and 'Carthage'); and James Whittall.

Dates: 1859
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 560.
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Business letters: Whampoa, 1825-1885

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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: Woosung, 1844-1871

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/52
Scope and Contents The correspondents include T. Alston (Captain of the 'Mor'); Captain H.P. Baylis; [ ] Beale; [ ] Braine (of Shanghai); Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Benjamin Cobb; Alexander Grant Dallas; William Davies (of the 'Nymph' and 'Emily Jane'); Wilkinson Dent; Dent & Co.; Henry Collins Endicott; William Endicott (of the 'Ann Welsh'); Duncan Forbes (Captain of the 'Lady Hayes', 'Folkestone' and 'Mahamoodie'); F.S. Green (of the...
Dates: 1844-1871
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 562 (letters nos 1-196), 563 (197-450) and 564 (451-646).
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Business letters: Yokohama, 1859-1892

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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 on employment issues, 1860-1887

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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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Current account with James Whittall, 30 June 1861

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/4/4
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The current account of Jardine, Matheson & Co. with James Whittall, dated Shanghai.

Dates: 30 June 1861
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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Diary of moneys due, 1868

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/236
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A diary of moneys due, covering mostly interest on loans to Chinese individuals. It was possibly kept by James Whittall or William Keswick, Hong Kong.

Dates: 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Diary of moneys due and paid, 1871

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/238
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The diary was possibly kept by James Whittall or William Keswick, Hong Kong.

Dates: 1871
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Diary of moneys due and paid, 1872

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/239
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The diary was possibly kept by James Whittall or William Keswick, Hong Kong. Loose inside is a Oriental Bank Corporation Pass Book.

Dates: 1872
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Diary of weather and shipping, 1868

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/235
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The diary was possibly kept by James Whittall or William Keswick, Hong Kong.

Dates: 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Diary of weather and shipping, 1869

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/237
Scope and Contents

The diary was possibly kept by James Whittall or William Keswick, Hong Kong.

Dates: 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Letters from Shanghai, 1862-1884

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D1/1/3
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from R.A. Houstoun, F.B. Johnson, J.J. Keswick, William Keswick, John Macgregor, Henry Murray, William Paterson, Edward Whittall and James Whittall, Shanghai, to correspondents in China and Japan, including partners and employees of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Many of the letters are from F.B. Johnson.

Dates: 1862-1884
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 the East, 1841-1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K10
Scope and Contents A miscellaneous series of letters from Asia, the Far East and occasionally elsewhere numbered 1-60. Most of the letters were exchanged between correspondents in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Manila, Melbourne, Penang, Point de Galle and Singapore, but there is also some correspondence with Great Britain and the United States. The authors are B.A. Barretto, G.A. Brooker, George Brown, W.A. Frederick Brown, John Cairns, C.S. Compton, W.G. Dickson, S. Drinker, Thomas Howard Fellows, M.M....
Dates: 1841-1886
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 to Amoy and Formosa, 1864-1872

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D1/1/2/4
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from William Keswick, Herbert Magniac, Henry Murray and James Whittall, Hong Kong, to correspondents in Amoy and Formosa.

Dates: 1864-1872
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 to Foochow, 1858-1872

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D1/1/2/3
Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Joseph Jardine, William Keswick, James Macandrew, Herbert Magniac, Alexander Perceval and James Whittall, Hong Kong, to correspondents in Foochow, with odd letters to other parts of China. Most of the letters are addressed to partners or employees of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Many were sent to Richard Farr Hamilton, who was employed as a clerk by Jardine, Matheson & Co. at Foochow.

Dates: 1858-1872
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 to India, 1855-1865

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D1/1/2/6
Scope and Contents

Copies (mostly press copies) of letters from Joseph Jardine, William Keswick, James Macandrew, Alexander Perceval and James Whittall, Hong Kong, to correspondents in India, including John Andrew Baumbach, Claud H. Brown, George Brown, Thomas J. Cowie, C.H. Hamilton, Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, Rustomjee Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, F.F. Lidderdale, M.C. Wilkinson & Co., John Purvis, G.M. Robertson, C.B. Skinner and John Skinner.

Dates: 1855-1865
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 to James Whittall, London, Jan. 1889-Dec. 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C51/3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to correspondents in England and the United States.

Dates: Jan. 1889-Dec. 1889
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 to Japan, 1869-1882

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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
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 to local correspondents, 1847-1872

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

Copies (mostly press copies) of letters from Hong Kong to partners and employees of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and other correspondents at Canton, Hong Kong and Macao, with odd letters to other places. The authors are J.C. Bowring, Joseph Jardine, Robert Jardine, William Keswick, James Macandrew, A.C. Maclean, Herbert Magniac, Donald Matheson, Alexander Perceval and James Whittall.

Dates: 1847-1872
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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