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Documents on the Shanghai waste silk mill, 1894-1895

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/118/13

Scope and Contents

Memoranda and accounts regarding the waste silk mill, Shanghai, dated Shanghai and Hong Kong, including a memorandum of the probable loss on unsold stock of waste silk in the hands of William Keswick; the working account of the mill, May-October 1894, with a memorandum regarding the account (two copies), a response to queries in the memorandum, and a corrected account; notes on the mill account for the season 1894-1895; and a waste silk account balance sheet, September 1895.


  • Creation: 1894-1895


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