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Private letters: Shanghai, 1844-1888

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/23

Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Thomas Allen; Walter E. Allum; Robert Anderson (of Robert Anderson and Co., Kiukiang and Hankow); Robert Crawfurd Antrobus; Benjamin Parke Avery; Edward William Batt (of Jardine, Matheson and Co., then G. Barnet and Co.); John Thomas Batt (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); John Bell-Irving; John Bowring; Brand, Monro and Co.; Frederick William Adolphus Bruce; J.J. Buchheister; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Butterfield and Swire; J.M. Canny; John Cardno; A. Brodie Clark (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Cowasjee Pallanjee and Co. (Cawasjee Pallanjee and Co.); Edward Cunningham; John Currie (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Dadabhoy Burjorjee (D. Burjorjee); Alexander Grant Dallas; Dent and Co.; Dent, Beale and Co.; Dirom, Gray and Co.; James Dow; Thomas M. Drysdale; Thomas T. Fergusson; Walter Scott Fitz; Fletcher and Co.; Carlo Gatti; Robert Gerrard; Thomas Blake Glover; Glover and Co.; Glover, Dow and Co.; O.K. Gordon (of Olyphant and Co.); P.V. Grant (of Nicolson and Boyd and S.S. 'Kieng Wo'); Hanbury and Co.; William Harwood (solicitor); A.A. Hayes Junr; William Henry Hayes (Captain of the 'Otranto'); Holmes and Bingham; M.G. Holmes and Co.; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; Charles Southern Hope (son of Charles Hope of London); Robert Alexander Houstoun; Thomas Hunt and Co.; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Joseph Jardine; Sir Robert Jardine, 1st Baronet; J.T. Jarman (Captain of the 'Wodonga'); [ ] Johnston (Captain of the 'Tartar'); Alexander J. Johnston (Secretary to Shanghai Municipal Council); Edward Herbert Kenney (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); [ ] Keswick; James Johnstone Keswick; William Keswick; Charles John King (of Moncreiff, Grove and Co.); Lane, Crawford and Co.; Robert Law; Lindsay and Co.; Theophilus Gee Linstead; James Macandrew; John Macgregor; Kenneth Ross Mackenzie; David McLean (of the Oriental Bank and Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation); Hector Coll Maclean; Alexander Wentworth Macpherson; Herbert St Leger Magniac; John Major (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); James Martin; Walter Henry Medhurst; Moncreiff, Grove and Co.; Joseph Mooney (of the 'Emperor', 'Express' and 'Bertha'); D. Muirhead; Henry Murray (partner of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Emil Oppert (of the 'Rona'); Peter Orme (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); William Alexander Park (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); William Paterson (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Daniel Patridge (Captain of the 'Hellas', 'Falcon', 'Snipe', 'Lanrick', 'Lady Hayes' and 'Berwick Walls'); Andrew Littlejohn Pearey (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Alexander Perceval; David Petrie (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Thomas Platt; Platt Brothers and Co. Ltd (of Oldham); Theodor Probst; John Melancthon Ringer; John P. Roberts; J. Barr Robertson; J. Kearny Rodgers; A.S. Rollason (Captain of the 'Formosa'); John Baillie Ross; Thomas Ross (brother of John B. Ross); H. Vernon Russell (Captain of S.S. 'Corea' and S.S. 'Appin'); Russell and Co.; Vernon Seaman; British Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai; Chamber of Commercem Shanghai; Head Officer of Custom House, Shanghai; Shanghai General Hospital; Secretary of Municipal Council, Shanghai; Shanghai Steam Navigation Co.; Edward M. Satow; E. Seligmann (Manager, Deutsche Bank); [ ] Smith; Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Smith, Kennedy and Co.; Captain Thomas Sullivan; Intendant of Su Sung Tai Circuit; A. Thurburn; Edward Townend; Johann Friederich Heinrich Trautmann; Turner and Co.; Robert Ernest Wainewright (solicitor, Shanghai); Thomas Walsh; Robert Watmore; Wetmore, George B. Williams; Williams and Co.; [ ] Whittall; Edward Whittall; James Whittall; Charles Willis (tea-taster for Jardine, Matheson and Co.); John Wilson (of Lane, Crawford and Co.); Charles Alexander Winchester; and C.M. Young (Captain of the 'Acantha').


  • Creation: 1844-1888


Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 424 (P1-255), 425 (P256-454), 426 (P455-584), 427 (P585-740), 428 (P741-918), 429 (P919-1109), 430 (P1110-1380) and 431 (P1382-1411). No. P1381 has not been microfilmed.


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