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Private letters: Hong Kong, 1829-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/12

Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Major Edward Aldrich (Royal Engineers); William Henry Alexander (Registrar, Supreme Court, Hong Kong); Harvey F. Allan; Walter E. Allum; Arbuthnot and Co.; [ ] Armstrong; Hugh Piercy Austin (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Bartolomeu Antonio Barretto; Charles William Barry (Captain, Royal Engineers); Thomas Bell M.D. (of Ecclefechan and S.S. 'Pekin' and S.S. 'Singapore'); John Bell-Irving; John Bowring; John Charles Bowring; William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé, pseudonym); William Thomas Bridges; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Captain James Burnett; Major William Caine (Colonial Secretary of Hong Kong); John Cairns; A. Campbell; British Merchants resident at Canton, 1845; Robert Dundas Cay; Alexander Chiene (of the 'Harlequin'); Chim Poh Yang; Charles St George Cleverly (Surveyor-General, Hong Kong); Coley and Gaskill; John B. Compton; John Samuel Cox; Robert Craig (of Jardine, Matheson and Co., Swatow); Adam Howden Crawford; J.F. Crockett (Captain of the 'Hellespont' and 'Clan Alpine'); John Currie (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); John Francis Davis; John Denham; Wilkinson Dent; Dent and Co.; Edward Westby Donovan; George Duddell; G. Dunnett; Joseph Frost Edger; Robert Edwards; Ernest John Eitel; Everett and Co. (of New York and Boston); Angus Fletcher; D. Fletcher; A. Hermite; Fong Hing; John Joseph Francis (barrister); William Gaskell; W.F. Gray; Frederick William Green; M. Gutierrez; James Hall (of the 'Harriet'); Henry H. Harker; George L. Haskell; Thomas Child Hayllar (barrister); George Farley Heard; Augustine Heard and Co.; John Pope Hennessy; Henry Holgate (surgeon); J.S. Hook; William C. Hunter; Thomas Hyland (Post Office); H. Hyndman; James Innes; Horatio Gay James (Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Jameson and Barton; [ ] Jardine; Andrew Jardine; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); David Jardine (founder of Jardine, Skinner and Co.); Joseph Jardine; Sir Robert Jardine, 1st Baronet; William Jardine; Francis Jauncey (of the 'Austen' and 'Governor Findlay'); Alexander Robert Campbell Johnston; Miles Prendergast Jukes (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Edward Herbert Kenney (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); William Keswick; J.M. Kilmer (formerly 2nd Officer on the 'Mazeppa'); Lane, Crawford and Co.; Thomas Lancaster Larken (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Revd James Legge; John Lenox; William Leslie; Theophilus Gee Linstead; Hugh Low (Resident of Perak); George Lyall; James Macandrew; John Macgregor; E. Mackintosh; Alexander Campbell Maclean (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Malcolm Anderson Macleod (junior partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Alexander Wentworth Macpherson; Herbert St Leger Magniac; Margesson and Co.; Henry Davies Margesson; [ ] Matheson; Alexander Matheson; Donald Matheson; Hugh Mackay Matheson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); Henry Melling; E.P. Mills (of New York); William Henry Mitchell (police magistrate, Hong Kong); William Morgan (Captain of the 'Pascoa' and 'General Wood'); Henry Murray (partner of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); George F. Mylius (Captain, 26th foot); National Bank of India Ltd; Thomas George Newton (tea inspector for Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Oriental Bank Corporation; Eugenio de Otadui; Lieutenant John Ouchterlony; Norcott D'Esterre Parker; Edward Parry (Captain of the 'Hercules'); William Paterson (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Daniel Patridge (Captain of the 'Hellas', 'Falcon', 'Snipe', 'Lanrick', 'Lady Hayes' and 'Berwick Walls'); Alexander Perceval; Oliver H. Perry (United States Consul); Post Office Memorial, Subscribers to; Henry Pottinger; Julius Charles Power (Appraiser of the Supreme Court); Floriano Antonio Rangel (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Samuel Bartlett Rawling (clerk of works, Royal Engineer Department); Alfred Carter Read; John Rees (Captain of the 'Dansborg', 'Kronberg', 'Colonel Young', 'Austin' and 'Lady Hayes'); John Roberts Snr.; James Russell; James Ryan; C.S. Sherwood (National Bank of India Ltd); John Shillaber; James Sinclair (Bank of Western India; Oriental Bank); Charles Binny Skinner; Smith and Brimelow; Henry Smith (of Jardine, Matheson and Co., Amoy, and Elles and Co.); Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); James Adam Smith; John Abel Smith (partner, Magniac, Smiths and Co.); James Spence (Captain of the 'Queen Margaret'); Edward Keate Stace; William Stewart (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Charles Frederick Still; George Strachan; Robert Strachan; William Strachan (Captain of the 'Lady Hayes'); Robert Shaw Sturgis; Henry Jefferd Tarrant (barrister); Charles Smith Taylor (Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Thacker and Co.; Malcolm Struan Tonnochy; George Cooper Turner; Turner and Co.; Gustavus Alexander William Wallace (Captain of the 'Omega'); Robert Watmore; [ ] Weller; [ ] Whittall; Edward Whittall; James Whittall; Alexander Wilson; R.W.H. Wood (Jardine, Matheson and Co.); William Wotton (notary public); and Henry Wright (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.).


  • Creation: 1829-1886


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The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 120 (P1-408), 121 (P409-723) and 122 (P724-1090).


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