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Characters and valuations of tea and silk, Mar. 1873-Dec. 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/144/2

Scope and Contents

Copies (mostly press copies) of characters and valuations of tea and silk shipped primarily to London, but also to Lyon and New York; dated Canton, Foochow, Hankow, Shanghai and Yokohama.


  • Mar. 1873-Dec. 1873

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.

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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair to moderate condition, including damage from the ink and by insects.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found during the sorting and cataloguing of Series D, and transferred to this series on 18 September 2008.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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