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Tender for tea contract, 1868-1870

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/148/13

Scope and Contents

A copy of the form of tender of Jardine, Skinner & Co. to supply China Black Tea to the Bengal Commissariat, dated Calcutta, 15 January 1870, with a commissariat notice by Wm. Mylne, Major, Assistant-Commissary-General, regarding tenders for an earlier contract, 1868, and a blank tender form for this contract.


  • 1868-1870

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

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but the 1870 tender is torn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Series F.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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