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Business letters: Hankow, 1861-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/12

Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Chaloner Alabaster; John Henry Anderson (of Robert Anderson & Co., Kiukiang and Hankow); Robert Anderson (of Robert Anderson & Co., Kiukiang and Hankow); Robert Anderson & Co.; John Bell-Irving; Henry Beveridge; E.T. Blair; J.L. Brown; Richard C. Brown (son of Captain Richard H. Brown); Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); George Whittingham Caine (Consular Service); Chartered Mercantile Bank of India, London & China; T. Cheripanoff; A. Brodie Clark (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); J.K. Cunningham; William Curtis ('Hong Kong Times'); Richard Bell Davies; Frank S. Deacon; Thomas M. Drysdale; Drysdale, Ringer & Co.; Richard Dudley; S. Dutronquoy; J.H. Evans; J.H. Evans & Co.; Evans & Rainbow; Evans, Pugh & Co.; John Falconer; Walter Scott Fitz; Fung (Compradore); Thomas Gillison M.B. (Master Surgeon, Edinburgh; London Missionary Society); Gordon Brothers; Samuel John Gower (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); J.B. Hallam; Haminoff Rodionoff & Co.; Augustine Heard Jnr; Augustine Heard & Co.; T.G. Hovell; Thomas Hunt & Co.; C.W.H. Hutchins (Captain of the 'Lauderdale'); Robert Inglis (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); James Innes (of Innes & Co.); Nicolai Alexeevitch Ivanoff; Ivanoff, Oborin & Co.; William Jaffray (of Jardine, Matheson & Co.); F. Jerdein; Jerdein & Co.; Edward Herbert Kenney (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); James Johnstone Keswick; William Keswick; John Lloyd (tea inspector for Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Thomas Arthur Lyon (tea inspector for Jardine, Matheson & Co.); James Thomason McEwen (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Kenneth Ross Mackenzie; A. Macpherson (Acting Commissioner of Customs); Herbert St Leger Magniac; Major & Smith; Walter Henry Medhurst; Alexander M. Melliss; William Mesny; Alexander Michie; Henry Murray (partner of Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Thomas George Newton (tea inspector for Jardine, Matheson & Co.); William Paterson (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Andrew Littlejohn Pearey (of Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Mihail Piatkoff; Pugh & Co.; John Melancthon Ringer; Henry Smith (of Jardine, Matheson & Co., Amoy, and Elles & Co.); Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); G.H. Styan; Nicanor Tejerina; Charles R. Thatcher; F.J. Townend; Edward Townend & Co.; W.J. Tucker; Union Steam Navigation Co.; W. Walter; Robert Watmore; Joseph Welch; F. Whitmore (for T.W. Kingsmill); Edward Whittall; James Whittall; Craven Wilson; Frank Hebden Wilson (of Craven Wilson & Co.); George Wilson (Chartered Mercantile Bank); Wilson, Craven & Co.; and Thomas Wood.


  • 1861-1901

Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 540 (letters nos 1-485), 541 (486-927), 542 (928-1571) and 543 (1572-1948).


1948 item(s) (1948 letters)

Language of Materials


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