Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Private letters: Great Britain, 1829-1873

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B1/8

Scope and Contents

Letters from places in Great Britain (excluding London). The correspondents include Dr Alexander Anderson; George Armstrong; Bank of Scotland; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); John Burd (Captain of the 'Norden' and 'Syden'); Canton Regatta Club; Adam Howden Crawford; Donald Currie (brother of John Currie of Hong Kong); John Currie (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); John Currie Senr (father of John Currie of Hong Kong); Helena Dallas; Duncan George Davidson (Captain of H.M.S. 'Hornet'); John Francis Davis; George and R. Dewhurst; John Durant (attorney at Poole); Thomas and William Earle and Co.; James Ewing and Co.; William Fraser; Alexander Thomas Gordon; George Grant (of Liverpool); W.F. Gray; Thomas Holroyd; Robert Horn (of the Bank of Scotland, Inverness); Robert Alexander Houstoun; Mary Grant Hughes (Mary Grant Macpherson; sister of A.W. Macpherson); Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, 1st Baronet; Andrew Jardine; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Joseph Jardine; Sir Robert Jardine, 1st Baronet; William Jardine; Francis Jauncey (of the 'Austen' and 'Governor Findlay'); W.A. Jeffray; R.C. Jenkins and Co.; George Johnston; William Keswick; Hugh Hamilton Lindsay; Lloyd, Matheson and Co.; John Richard Lumsden (Lieutenant, 63rd N.I.); Dr Mathew Lumsden; Robert Lumsden; Charles Lyall; Lyall, Matheson and Co.; Emily Macdonald (aunt of A.W. Macpherson); Donald Macdougall (of Inverness); Lewis McIver; John Mackenzie (Agent, Bank of Scotland, Inverness); Louisa Maclean (Louisa Macpherson; sister of A.W. Macpherson); Malcolm Anderson Macleod (junior partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); George McAlister (Executor in China of W.W. McIver); Captain Henry McMinnies; Alexander Wentworth Macpherson; Duncan Macpherson (surgeon in Madras Army); Duncan Macpherson (also McPherson; General, India Army); Ronald Macpherson; Williamina Macpherson (widow of R.W. Macpherson and sister-in-law of A.W. Macpherson); Hollingworth Magniac; [ ] Matheson; Alexander Matheson; Donald Matheson; Hugh Matheson; Hugh Mackay Matheson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); Thomas Matheson (merchant of Liverpool and nephew of Sir James Matheson); Matheson and Scott; Henry Melling; Henry John Temple, Lord Palmerston; Floriano Antonio Rangel (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Rathbone Brothers and Co.; Alexander Robertson; Royal Mersey Yacht Club; Rustomjee Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy; John Scott (of Matheson and Scott and Scott, Meldrum and Co.); Sheppard and Co.; James Adam Smith; John Abel Smith (partner, Magniac, Smiths and Co.); John Stewart; William Stewart (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Sykes Schwabe and Co.; Charles Edward Trevelyan; James Whittall; and Thomas Blenkinsop White (Captain of the 'Lanrick' and 'Fiery Cross'); and Wilson and McIver (of Liverpool).


  • 1829-1873

Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 117.


171 item(s) (171 letters)

Language of Materials



Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom

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