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Private letters: Calcutta, 1815-1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/5

Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Thomas A. Apcar; Apcar & Co.; Joseph Barretto & Sons; Captain Charles James Bolton; Borradaile, Schiller & Co.; John Brightman; Brightman & Co.; George Brown (of Jardine, Skinner & Co.); Chunder Comar Tagore; J.F. Crockett (Captain of the 'Hellespont' and 'Clan Alpine'); John Currie (of Jardine, Matheson & Co.); H. Dundas; A. Emerson (agent, P. & O.); William Fairlie; Fairlie, Fergusson & Co.; Robert Cutlar Fergusson; Gilmore & Co.; Claud Hamilton Hamilton (Claud Hamilton Brown); Andrew Henderson (of the 'Forbes' and 'Water Witch'); Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, 1st Baronet; Andrew Jardine; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); David Jardine (founder of Jardine, Skinner & Co.); Joseph Jardine; William Jardine; Jardine, Skinner & Co.; Thomas Larkins (Captain of H.C.S. 'Marquis of Camden'); David B. Lindsay; Charles Lyall; George Lyall; Mackintosh & Co.; Alexander Wentworth Macpherson; Herbert St Leger Magniac; Alexander Matheson; Donald Matheson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); David Ovenstone (Captain and part-owner of the 'Falcon' and 'Lady Hayes'); Alexander Perceval; Port Canning Land Investment Reclamation & Dock Co. Ltd; Prossunud Comar Tagore; Graham Moore Robertson (of Jardine, Skinner & Co.); James Scott & Co.; Alexander Shank (of T. Beale & Co., China); Charles Binny Skinner; John Skinner (of Jardine, Skinner & Co.); Dudley R. Smith; James Richard Bullen Smith; John Abel Smith (partner, Magniac, Smiths & Co.); Soorutram Roybhan (also Sorutram Roybhun and Surrutrum Ruybhan); James Stewart (General Hospital, Calcutta); John Storm; William Storm; James Whittall; Thomas Blenkinsop White (Captain of the 'Lanrick' and 'Fiery Cross'); and John Williams.


  • 1815-1867

Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 59 (letters P1-165) and Reel 60 (P166-390).


390 item(s) (390 letters)

Language of Materials


The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.