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Current accounts: Bombay, Calcutta and Madras, 1817-1880 (mostly 1860s and 1870s)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/41/1

Scope and Contents

Most of the accounts relate to Jardine, Skinner & Co. The documents include reference to Thomas Beale; Charles Gutzlaff; 'Clan Alpine'; Fergusson & Co.; 'Fiery Cross'; Canton Insurance Office; Colvin & Co.; De Souza & Co.; Gillanders, Arbuthnot & Co.; Mackintosh & Co.; Magniac & Co.; Remington & Co.; 'Penguin'; 'Reiver'; and shipping


  • 1817-1880 (mostly 1860s and 1870s)

Conditions Governing Access

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

Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers.

Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


c. 250 item(s) (c. 250 items)

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Repository Details

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