Characters and valuations of tea and silk, Jan. 1874-Sep. 1876 (mostly 1875-1876)
Scope and Contents
Copies (mostly press copies) of characters and valuations of tea and silk shipped to London, Lyon, Marseilles and Rotterdam, some or all on account of Jardine, Matheson & Co., with invoices and memoranda of classification. The documents are dated at various places, including Canton, Foochow, Hankow, London, Shanghai and Yokohama.
- Jan. 1874-Sep. 1876 (mostly 1875-1876)
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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf.
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.
1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Fair condition, but some damage by insects.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Found during the sorting and cataloguing of Series D, and transferred to this series on 18 September 2008.