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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.


  • Creation: 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)

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