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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).


  • Creation: 1829-1873


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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)

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