Perceval, Alexander, 1821-1866 (merchant)
- Existence: 1821 - 1866
Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
Press copies of early letters from Canton, comprised predominantly of private correspondence between partners. The correspondents include David Jardine, Joseph Jardine, Robert Jardine, Donald Matheson, A.C. Maclean, M.A. Macleod and Alexander Perceval.
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.
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.
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.
An envelope containing a power of attorney granted by Andrew Jardine of 3 Lombard Street, London, and Robert Jardine of Castlemilk, Dumfriesshire, brothers of Joseph Jardine, deceased, to Alexander Percevel of Hong Kong to prove the will or administer the estate of the late Joseph Jardine, 25 July 1861. There are also letters of administration of the estate of Joseph Jardine granted to Perceval by the Supreme Court of Hong Kong, 20 March 1862.
The correspondents include Frederick W. Coare; Richard Bell Davies; George V.W. Fisher; Joseph Jardine; Malcolm Anderson Macleod (junior partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Henry Davies Margesson; Thomas George Newton (tea inspector for Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Alexander Perceval; [ ] Whittall; and Edward Whittall.
The correspondents include Robert Alexander Houstoun; Crawford Davison Kerr (of Linday & Co. and Dodd & Co.); William Keswick; Herbert St Leger Magniac; Alexander Morrison (Captain of the 'Banshee' and 'Adventure'); Alexander Perceval; Alfred Roper (Captain of the 'Salamander'); and James Whittall.