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Paterson, Robert Jardine, b 1888



Robert Jardine Paterson joined Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1919 after training as an accountant. He was employed in the Correspondence and Private Offices at Hong Kong and Shanghai, and was also the No. 2 at Tientsin, 1921-1923. He resigned from the company in 1930. He was the son of William Paterson and the brother of John Johnstone Paterson, both of Jardine, Matheson & Co.

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Semi-official and property correspondence between Shanghai and Tientsin, 1921-1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/30
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official and property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Shanghai and Tientsin, with enclosed letters and papers, including copies of telegrams, monthly Tientsin agency reports and financial statements, and Tientsin Produce Department memoranda. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, P.S. Jameson, John Johnstone, D.L. Newbigging, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, R.J. Paterson, E.C. Peters, W.W.G. Ross and A. Brooke Smith.

Dates: 1921-1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.