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Accounts of Xavier Yrisarri, 1822-1832

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/34/7

Scope and Contents

Accounts, correspondence, etc. (in English and Portuguese), mostly regarding Xavier Yrisarri and Yrisarri & Co., but also including many items regarding James Matheson, Magniac & Co., and Rickards, Mackintosh & Co.; dated Calcutta, Canton, London and Macao. There is also material regarding Yrisarri's estate. The documents include reference to Constantino Lopes; Binny & Co.; Franck, Nailer & Hole; Gregson, Melville & Knight; Markwick & Lane; Yrissari & Matheson; and opium.


  • 1822-1832

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Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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

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c. 125 item(s) (c. 125 items)

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