Houstoun, Robert Alexander, 1838-1879 (merchant)
- Existence: 1838 - 1879
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Business letters: Amoy, 1833-1898
Business letters: Canton, 1814-1904
Business letters: Chefoo, 1859-1901
Business letters: East Indies, Siam and Malaya, 1821-1898
Business letters: Great Britain, 1822-1898
Business letters: Hong Kong, 1833-1905
Business letters: Kiukiang, 1861-1886
Business letters: London, 1814-1898
Business letters: Nagasaki, 1859-1886
Business letters: Newchwang, 1861-1901
Business letters: Shanghai, 1844-1891
Business letters: unplaced, 1813-1900
Business letters: Yokohama, 1859-1892
Letters from Shanghai, 1862-1884
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.
Letters to partners, 1824-1880
Copies (mostly press copies) of letters from correspondents in China and Japan, and occasionally other places, to R.A. Houstoun, F.B. Johnson, William Keswick, Donald Matheson, Edward Whittall and James Whittall. Most of the letters were sent to Shanghai, but there are also some to Hong Kong. The principal recipients are F.B. Johnson and Edward Whittall.
Letters to Shanghai, 1856-1872
Private letter: Keelung, 26 Nov. 1864
A letter from R.A. Houstoun to James Whittall.
Private letters: Amoy, 1845-1872
Private letters: Canton, 1813-1872
Private letters: Chefoo, 1865-1885
The correspondents include J.J. Buchheister; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Thomas T. Fergusson; H.H. Grenfell; Robert Alexander Houstoun; William Keswick; Hermann Mandl; and Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.).
Private letters: China coast, 1813-1867
Private letters: Great Britain, 1829-1873
Private letters: Shanghai, 1844-1888
Private letters: Taiwanfoo, 1863-1873
The correspondents include the 'Hong Kong Daily Advertiser'; Robert Alexander Houstoun; Kimmohop; Robert I. Lent (Imperial Maritime Customs); William Maxwell (Commissioner of Customs, Takao); Alexander Morrison (Captain of the 'Banshee' and 'Adventure'); and James Whittall.
Private letters: Takao, 1864
The correspondents include Robert Alexander Houstoun; William Keswick; William Maxwell (Commissioner of Customs, Takao); Alexander Morrison (Captain of the 'Banshee' and 'Adventure'); and James Whittall.