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Bruce, Sir Frederick William Adolphus, 1814-1867 (Knight, diplomat)

 Person

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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Business letters: Hong Kong, 1833-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/15
Scope and Contents There are 14,309 principal letters and 404 supplementary letters, including the following correspondents: Achoo; Achoon; A-chun; Lt George Evatt Acklom, 44th Foot; Edward James Ackroyd, Supreme Ct; Abdolla Devraj; N. Abdoolally; H.E.C. Abendroth; H.H. Abercrombie; Abdollally Ebrahim Co.; A.E. Abraham; Frederick C. Adams; James Adams, 'Equestrian'; William Stanley Adams M.D.; William Adamson; Adamson, Bell & Co.; R.F. Addyman; W.E. Aga; A.L. Agabeg Jnr; Agra & Masterman's Bank Ltd;...
Dates: 1833-1905
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 123 (letters nos 1-312) 124 (313-673), 125 (674-978), 126 (979-1322), 127 (1323-1799), 128 (1800-2053), 129 (2054-2398), 130 (2399-2628), 131 (2630-3089), 132 (3090-3602), 133 (3603-4004), 134 (4005-4589), 135 (4589-4882), 136 (4883-5262*), 137 (5263-5528), 138 (5529-5938), 139 (5939-6303), 140 (6304-7027), 141 (7028-7742), 142 (7743-7996), 143 (7997-8382), 144 (8383-8754), 145 (8756-9259), 146 (9260-9346), 147 (9347-9676), 148 (9677-10079), 149 (10080-10415), 150 (10416-10835), 151 (10836-11373), 152 (11374-12096), 153 (12097-12454), 154 (12455-12779), 155 (12780-13175), 156 (13176-13376), 157 (13377-13728), 158 (13729-14309), 159 (S1-213) and 160 (S214-404). Letters nos 2629 and 8755 has not been microfilmed.
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Business letters: Pekin, 1860-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/34
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Frederick William Adolphus Bruce; Thomas Lowndes Bullock; C.K. Chew; China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd (China Sugar Refinery Co. Ltd); [ ] Cousins; William Curtis ('Hong Kong Times'); Commissioner of Customs, Foochow; Hugh Fraser; Robert Hart; Walter Caine Hillier; 'Hong Kong Times'; James Johnstone Keswick; William Keswick; P. Kierulff; P. Kierulff & Co.; Thomas Edmond Knox (Liutenant Colonel, 67th Regiment); Alexander Michie; Robert Cornelis Napier of Magdala...
Dates: 1860-1901
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 548.
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Business letters: unplaced, 1813-1900

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B11
Scope and Contents Business letters sent from unknown places, comprised of 5,690 principal letters and 33 supplementary letters. The correspondents include the following names:Abdool; H.H. Abercrombie; Edward James Ackroyd (Register, Supreme Court); A.E. Abraham; Achim; Acow & Co. (Akoe & Co. or Akow & Co.); James Adams (Chief Mate, 'Equestrian'); William Stanley Adams M.D. (of Glasgow); C. Murray Adamson; William Adamson; R.F. Addyman; Aderjee Sapoorjee; Afong; A.L. Agabeg Jnr; A.V. de...
Dates: 1813-1900
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 571 (letters nos 1-440), 572 (441-1141), 573 (1142-1930), 574 (1931-2607), 575 (2608-3172), 576 (3173-3902), 577 (3903-4542), 578 (4543-5197) and 579 (5198-5690 and S1-33).
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China: Despatches, memoranda and minutes, 1857-1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 7
Scope and Contents

Copies of despatches, memoranda and minutes relating to China, comprised mostly of despatches from Sir Frederick Bruce to Parkes. The exact date of the copies is not known.

Dates: 1857-1865
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Correspondence with Mr. Bruce, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 35/6
Scope and Contents A set of parliamentary papers concerning Frederick Bruce, 44 folios (sewn together): 'Correspondence with Mr. Bruce, Her Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in China' (London, 1860), 29 folios; 'Further Correspondence with Mr. Bruce, Her Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in China' (London, 1860), 4 folios; 'Further Correspondence with Mr. Bruce, Her Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in China' (London, 1860), 4 folios;...
Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatches concerning Parkes' services, 1852-1861

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 27
Scope and Contents

Despatches and some letters concerning Parkes' services. The principal correspondents are Sir (Samuel) George Bonham; Sir John Bowring; Sir Frederick Bruce; James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine; and George Villiers, Earl of Clarendon.

Dates: 1852-1861
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatches from Frederick Bruce and James Bruce, 1858-1861

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 3/1
Scope and Contents A folder labelled 'Despatches addressed to Mr Parkes January 22. 1858 to December 6. 1861' containing a table of contents and 19 despatches and related enclosures from James Bruce (Lord Elgin) and Sir Frederick Bruce to Parkes sewn inside, 74 folios (including blanks and cover). The table of contents includes details of the subject matter, as well as remarks.The despatches are as follows:Lord Elgin, H.M.S. 'Furious', 22 January 1858.Sir Frederick Bruce, Hong...
Dates: 1858-1861
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatches of Parkes and related papers, 1857-1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 4/3
Scope and Contents A folder labelled 'Despatches from Mr Parkes From July 15. 1857 to February 20th 1865' containing a table of contents and 15 documents sewn inside, 84 folios (including blanks and the cover). There is also a further document tied separately and loosely inserted inside the folder, 29 folios. The documents are as follows:'Memorandum. Access to Peking how obtainable by H.M.'s Ambassador': a memorandum by Parkes, Hong Kong, 15 July 1857.Parkes, Canton, to Po-kuei, May 1859,...
Dates: 1857-1865
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Letter from Hercules Robinson, 12 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/R37
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Hong Kong to Frederick Bruce.

Dates: 12 Mar. 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Letter to Sir Frederick Bruce, circa 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 2/B2
Scope and Contents

A draft of a letter from Shanghai, 3 March 1863, with a corrected date of 1864 added in pencil.

Dates: circa 1864
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Letters from Charles Winchester, 8 Dec. 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/W52
Scope and Contents

A letter of 8 December 1859 [from Canton], enclosing a copy by Winchester of a letter [from Frederick William Adolphus Bruce to Winchester], Shanghai, 29 November 1859.

Dates: 8 Dec. 1859
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Letters to Parkes and others, 1831-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related items, consisting chiefly of letters to Parkes. Some of the documents are undated. The regular correspondents are Sir Rutherford Alcock, William Thornton Bate, Sir John Bowring, Max August Scipio von Brandt, Sir Frederick William Adolphus Bruce, Arthur Davenport, (Baron) Edmund Hammond, Patrick Joseph Hughes, John Robertson and John Russell Young. Other correspondents include William George Aston, Byron Brenan, Sir William Montagu Dowell, Robert James Forrest, Sir...
Dates: 1831-1893
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Private letters: Shanghai, 1844-1888

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/23
Scope and Contents The correspondents include Thomas Allen; Walter E. Allum; Robert Anderson (of Robert Anderson and Co., Kiukiang and Hankow); Robert Crawfurd Antrobus; Benjamin Parke Avery; Edward William Batt (of Jardine, Matheson and Co., then G. Barnet and Co.); John Thomas Batt (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); John Bell-Irving; John Bowring; Brand, Monro and Co.; Frederick William Adolphus Bruce; J.J. Buchheister; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards...
Dates: 1844-1888
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 424 (P1-255), 425 (P256-454), 426 (P455-584), 427 (P585-740), 428 (P741-918), 429 (P919-1109), 430 (P1110-1380) and 431 (P1382-1411). No. P1381 has not been microfilmed.

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