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Private letters: unplaced, 1806-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B5

Scope and Contents

Private letters sent from unknown places. The correspondents include Rutherford Alcock; Bartolomeu Barretto; Bartolomeu Antonio Barretto; Thomas Bell M.D. (of Ecclefechan and S.S. 'Pekin' and S.S. 'Singapore'); William Sprott Boyd (also Thomas Podé, pseudonym); [ ] Brown; Lieutenant Bruce; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Abraham Joseph Burley (or J. Burley; Captain of the 'John', 'Zenobia' and 'Falcon'); J.M. Canny; H. Cole; Thomas Bernard Collinson (Lieutenant, Royal Engineers); John B. Compton; Edward Cunningham; Captain Currie; William Curtis (of the 'Hong Kong Times'); John Dent; Edward F. Duncanson; Nicolay Duus; Sergeant's Mess, Eightieth Regiment, British Army; Charles Elliot; Duncan Forbes (Captain of the 'Lady Hayes', 'Folkestone' and 'Mahamoodie'); Carlo Gatti; W.H. Gibb; Frederick William Green; Charles Gutzlaff (Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff); Thomas Child Hayllar (barrister); 'Hong Kong Times'; Augustus Howell (of Jardine, Matheson and Co.); R. Hudleston; [ ] Jardine; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Joseph Jardine; William Jardine; K. McK. Jones (of the 'Lanrick' and 'Mahamoodie'); D. Kennedy; William Keswick; William Potter Livingston; Revd V. Longo (Roman Catholic missionary); Hugh Low (Resident of Perak); James Macandrew; Francis Coleman Macgregor (of the British Consulate); John Macgregor; Donald W. MacKenzie; Mrs [ ] Maclean; Alexander Campbell Maclean (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); John Lauchlan Maclean; Malcolm Anderson Macleod (junior partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Alexander Wentworth Macpherson; Charles Magniac (brother of Hollingworth and Daniel); Alexander Matheson; Donald Matheson; (Nicholas) James Sutherland Matheson (also 'Santiago Thomasen', pseudonym); Walter Henry Medhurst; William Henry Mitchell (Police Magistrate, Hong Kong); William Morrison (surgeon to the Colony of Hong Kong); John T. Mounsey; Charles W. Murray; Ebenezer Francis Parker; A. Paterson (of the 'Sir F. McNaughton', 'Isabella', 'Austen' and 'Spy'); William Paterson (partner, Jardine, Matheson and Co.); Dr Alexander Pearson; James Pearson (of the 'Lady of the Lake'); Thomas Preston (of the 'Hong Kong Times'); Rennie and Drummond; Daniel Brooke Robertson; John Baillie Ross; James Russell; M.G. Sands; W. Scott (cousin of Alexander Shank); Alexander Shank (of T. Beale and Co., China); F. Sinclair (of Blenkin Rawson and Co.); John Slade; Cecil Clementi Smith; Charles E. Stewart (of the 'Austen'); Henry Jefferd Tarrant (barrister); George Cooper Turner; [ ] Whittall; and Elaïs Wilkinson (neé Fischer; daughter of Maximilian Fischer and wife of Alfred Wilkinson).


  • 1806-1886

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The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 587.


84 item(s) (84 letters)

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