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Keswick, John Johnstone Jardine, 1842-1904 (merchant)



John Johnstone Jardine Keswick was a Partner of Jardine, Skinner & Co., Calcutta.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Letters to Calcutta, 1843-1909 (with some modern copies)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JS/1
Scope and Contents

An incomplete numbered series of files of letters from various correspondents to Jardine, Skinner & Co. Although some letters are fixed inside the files, most are loose, and are held in place by strings attached to the files. There are also a few modern typescript excerpts from the letters, undated. The absent files are also listed in this catalogue.

Dates: 1843-1909 (with some modern copies)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Private letters from William Keswick, 20 Dec. 1904-1 Dec. 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J5/8
Scope and Contents The volume contains copies of letters from William Keswick to J. & A. Steuart, Edinburgh; Jardine, Skinner & Co., Calcutta; the Bank of England; and others regarding the estate of the late J.J.J. Keswick. Some of the letters are addressed at 3 Lombard Street.There is an index at the beginning of the volume containing the following entries: Bank of England, Law Courts Branch; British Linen Co. Bank; Bengal Iron & Steel Co. Ltd; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking...
Dates: 20 Dec. 1904-1 Dec. 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 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.