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Business letters: Ningpo, 1844-1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/31

Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Henry Beveridge; Bourjau, Hübener & Co.; A.N. Brown (Davidson & Co.); Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Edward Carpenter; G.E. Cerruti; Albert Fry Chambers (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); F. Coit; William Curtis ('Hong Kong Times'); Alexander Grant Dallas; William Robert Davidson; Davidson & Co. (of Ningpo); F.S. Green (of the 'Vixen', 'Falcon', 'Audax' and 'Lady Hayes); Isaac Gutsell (Captain of the 'Hellas'); Frederick E.B. Harvey (British Consul); John Henderson (Captain of the 'Red Riding Hood'); A. Hertel (Captain of the 'Minnie'); 'Hong Kong Daily Advertiser'; 'Hong Kong Times'; David Jardine (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); William Keswick; A. Kliene; William Lamond (Oriental Bank); Temple Hillyard Layton (British Consulate); John McArthur (Captain of the 'Pet', 'Despatch' and 'Australia'); Divie Bethune McCartee (American Presbyterian medical missionary); Malcolm Anderson Macleod (junior partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); [ ] Matheson; Alexander Matheson; Donald Matheson; Ningpo Book Club; Ferdinand Nissen; Nissen & Robertson; Oriental Bank Corporation; William Paterson (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Daniel Patridge (Captain of the 'Hellas', 'Falcon', 'Snipe', 'Lanrick', 'Lady Hayes' and 'Berwick Walls'); Alexander Perceval; George Reeves; Charles Anthony Sinclair; Henry Smith (of Jardine, Matheson & Co., Amoy, and Elles & Co.); Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); John Thistlethwaite (of Shanghai); Robert Thom; E. Wadman; Wadman & Co.; F. Ward; Benjamin Waterhouse (of the barque 'Actif'); Benjamin Waterhouse & Co.; F. Wegener; Edward Whittall; and James Whittall.


  • 1844-1883

Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 545 (letters nos 1-315), 546 (316-618) and 547 (619-1052).


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