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Aston, William George, 1841-1911 (diplomat)

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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Business letters: Chemulpo, 1883-1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B9/1
Scope and Contents The correspondents include William George Aston; Harry Macdonald Becher; John Bell-Irving; William Richard Carles; A. Brodie Clark (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); [ ] Gower; Captain John Graham; William H. Gubbins (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); [ ] Haas; [ ] Herz; S.D. Kerr; James Johnstone Keswick; William Keswick; King Peng Se (President, His Corean Majesty's Foreign Office); President of Foreign Office, Korea; W. Nelson Lovatt (Commissioner of Customs, Fusan); E. Meyer & Co.; Paul...
Dates: 1883-1884
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 569.
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Business letters: Seoul, 1883-1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B9/5
Scope and Contents The correspondents include William George Aston; Harry Macdonald Becher; A. Brodie Clark (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Captain John Graham; William H. Gubbins (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Kim Hung 'Jip (Acting President, Foreign Office, Korea); President of Foreign Office, Korea; Mi Yong Mok; Paul Georg von Möllendorff (Vice-President of Korean Foreign Office); James Morrison (Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers); William Paterson (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); and F.A....
Dates: 1883-1884
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 570.
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Envelope to William Aston

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 42/17
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An undated envelope (in French) from an unidentified sender to William George Aston at the LĂ©gation Anglaise in Seoul.

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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Japan: Correspondence, 1867-1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 14
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Correspondence relating to Japan, consisting chiefly of letters to Parkes. The principal authors are William George Aston, Frederick Victor Dickins and John Robertson. There are also press cuttings from 'The Times', [October] 1881, 1 folio, and the 'Japan Daily Mail', 17 August 1883, 2 folios, and the O.H.M.S. envelope which formerly contained the other documents, labelled 'Japan'. The letters are to Parkes unless otherwise stated.

Dates: 1867-1883
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 Richard Hoskyn, 7 June 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/H152
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A letter from H.M.S. 'Flying Fish', Masanpho, Korea, to William George Aston.

Dates: 7 June 1883
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 William Aston, 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 21/6
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A draft of a letter from William George Aston, Chemulpo (Inchon), to Alfred B. Stripling, Commissioner of Customs at Inchon, 15 October 1883.

Dates: 1883
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.