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Behrens, Sir Jacob, 1806-1889 (Knight, merchant and philanthropist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1806 - 1889

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Letter from Jacob Behrens, 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 34/13
Scope and Contents

A letter from Jacob Behrens, Bradford, to Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquis of Salisbury, 22 March 1879, numbered 408, possibly printed for the use of the Foreign Office, paginated [292]-297.

Dates: 1879
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.
 File

Memorandum re Customs invoices, 21 June 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 32/9
Scope and Contents

'Memorandum. in respect to the recommendation in the letter of Mr. Behrens, dated 22 Mch 1879 to the Marquis of Salisbury, that Invoices should be required at the Customs' by Alfred Wilkin.

Alfred John Wilkin was a member of Wilkin & Robison and chairman of the Yokohama Chamber of Commerce.

Dates: 21 June 1879
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.