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Private letters: Macao, 1813-1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/18

Scope and Contents

The correspondents include the following names:

A.V. de R. Aggersborg; J.H. Astell.

Bartolomeu Barretto; Bartolomeu Antonio Barretto; Antonio Lourenço Barretto and Co.; William Baynes; Thomas Beale; Thomas Chay Beale; W. Bell; Bell and Co.; William Blenkin; George Blight; William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé, pseudonym); George Thomas Braine; Guilherme Francisco Bramston.

Lorenzo Calvo; L. Calvo and Co.; A. Campbell; T.A. Chaldecott; William Clifton (Captain of the 'Red Rover'); Frederick William Coles; Consequa; Joseph Coolidge; Joseph Cotton Jnr (2nd member of Select Committee, East India Co.); Adam Howden Crawford; John Currie (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.).

Dadabhoy Pestonjee; Daniell and Co.; Richard Bell Davies; James J. Dawson; John Denham; Wilkinson Dent; Dent and Co.; João de Deos de Castro (J. Castro); Dinshaw Furdoonjee; Dirom and Co.

Pedro de Echeverrigaray; Charles Elliot; James Bridges Endicott (uncle of Henry C. Endicott); John Fullerton Elphinstone; Exchin.

Christopher Fearon; A. Fincham; E.M. Firmin (of Elles and Co.); George V.W. Fisher; Angus Fletcher; Jose A. da Fonseca; Fox, Rawson and Co.; A. and D. Furdoonjee.

William and Thomas Gemmell and Co.; Gibb, Livingston and Co.; Gribble, Hughes and Co.; Charles Gutzlaff (Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff).

[ ] Heard; Augustine Heard and Co.; Andrew Henderson (of the 'Forbes' and 'Water Witch'); Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee (also Herjeebhoy Rustonjee and Hejeebhoy Rustomjee); Benjamin Hobson; J. des Amorie van der Hoeven; Holliday, Wise and Co.; Land Officer, Hong Kong; Hong Merchants (Cohong); George Horback; [ ] Hunter; William C. Hunter.

James Innes; Innes Fletcher and Co.

Jalbhoy Cursetjee (of Bombay); Jamieson and How; [ ] Jardine; Andrew Jardine; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Joseph Jardine; Sir Robert Jardine, 1st Baronet; William Jardine.

William Keswick.

King and Co.

E.L. Lança; Lindsay and Co.; Messrs. Leighton; Theophilus Gee Linstead; John Livingstone; Anders Ljungstedt (Andrew Ljungstedt); William Lockhart.

Govenor of Macao; Deputy for the Judge of the Judicial Department, Macao; A. McCulloch; William Mackay (Captain of the 'John Biggar' and 'Fairy'); Alexander Wentworth Macpherson; Macvicar and Co.; Charles Magniac (brother of Hollingworth and Daniel); Daniel Snaith Magniac; Herbert St Leger Magniac; Hollingworth Magniac; George Alexander Malcolm (Major, 3rd Dragoons); Manhop; Trustees for the creditors of Manhop; Margesson and Co.; Henry Davies Margesson; Charles Marjoribanks (East India Co.); Dr Samuel Marjoribanks (of the British Consulate, Canton); Alexander Matheson; Donald Matheson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); Federico Albino de Mesquita; Theophilus John Metcalfe; John Middleton (of Middleton and Co.); Mary Middleton; James Molony (of the Select Committee, East India Company); John Robert Morrison; Mortimer Evelyn Murray (British Vice-Consul, Macao).

Thomas George Newton (tea inspector for Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Gideon Nye.

Thomas Scruton Odell (tea inspector for Jardine, Matheson and Co.).

Payva, Viuva and Filhos; Dr Alexander Pearson; James Pearson (of the 'Lady of the Lake'); William P. Peirce; Alexander Perceval; B.A. Pereira; Francisco Antonio Pereira da Silveira (notary); Oliver H. Perry (United States Consul); N.G. Peter; Poonqua; Henry Pottinger; Henry Pybus.

J.M. Ralph; Rascon Castanos and Co.; H. Ravenshaw; John Rees (Captain of the 'Dansborg', 'Kronberg', 'Colonel Young', 'Austin' and 'Lady Hayes'); Gregorio Jose Ribeiro (Secretary to the Governor of Macao; Colonial Secretary, Macao); John Rickett (Captain of the 'Austin'; Secretary of the Hong Kong Club; and surveyor, Canton Insurance Office); James Thomas Robarts; Oliver Everett Roberts (of Wetmore and Co.; U.S. Commissioner of Claims in China); Patrick Francis Robertson; George Best Robinson; Russell and Co.; D. and M. Rustomjee and Co. (also Dadabhoy and Manackjee/Maneckjee Rustomjee); James Ryan.

Januário Agostinho de Almeida, Barão de São José de Porto Alegre; Franz Sebastian Schütze (of Margesson and Co.); Alexander Shank (of T. Beale and Co., China); John Shillaber; L.J. da Silva; A. da Silveira; Adrião Accacio da Silveira Pinto; John Slade; Gilbert Smith; John Smith (fl. 1841-1844); Camillo Lelis Souza; Joaquim de Souza; James Starkey (of the 'Thistle'); Patrick Stewart; William Strachan (Captain of the 'Lady Hayes'); James Perkins Sturgis.

Charles Thomas; Mary Croft Turner (wife of Richard Turner); Turner and Co.

Roza Maria Ullman; James Brabazon Urmston.

Joaquim Jozé Ferreira Veiga.

John Elliott Ward; T.B. Watson; Messrs Webster; James Whittall.

Joaquin Ybar; Yrisarri and Co.; Gabriel de Yruretagoyena (G. Goyena).


  • 1813-1872

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The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 31 (P1-196) and 32 (P197-665).


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