Perceval, Alexander, 1821-1866 (merchant)
- Existence: 1821 - 1866
Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
Business letters: Whampoa, 1825-1885
Business letters: Yokohama, 1859-1892
Correspondence on ships, circa 1851-circa 1859
Early letters from London and elsewhere, circa 1938 (copies of originals of 1832-1860)
Early letters from London and elsewhere, circa 1938 (copies of originals of 1838-1895)
Letters from Canton, 1846-1856
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.
Letters on the purchase of Castlemilk, 1855-1860
Letters to Foochow, 1858-1872
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.
Letters to India, 1855-1865
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.
Letters to local correspondents, 1847-1872
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.
Letters to Shanghai, 1856-1872
Power of attorney of Andrew and Robert Jardine, 1861
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.
Private letters: Amoy, 1845-1872
Private letters: Bombay, 1828-1871
Private letters: Calcutta, 1815-1867
Private letters: Canton, 1813-1872
Private letters: East Indies, Siam and Malaya, 1813-1882
Private letters: Foochow and River Min, 1854-1880
Private letters: Honam, 1858-1867
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.
Private letters: Hong Kong, 1829-1886
Private letters: London, 1814-1882
Private letters: Macao, 1813-1872
Private letters: Shanghai, 1844-1888
Private letters: Tamsui, 1864-1878
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.