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Business letters: Tientsin, 1860-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B7/45

Scope and Contents

The correspondents include A. Ainslie (J. Livingston & Co.); Alexander Alisch & Co., Tientsin; Robert Anderson & Co.; Astor House Hotel Ltd; John Gardiner Austin; Harry Macdonald Becher; Henry Beveridge; H.S. Bidwell; P.S. Bourdachieff; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd (China Sugar Refinery Co. Ltd); Edward Cousins; George Hickie Daly (assistant surgeon, Fane's Horse); Edward Daubeny (Captain, 67th Regiment); Gustav Detring; S.H. Dorey; J.G. Dunn; Fergusson & Co.; William Forbes (Gibb, Livingston & Co., Tientsin); Herbert Allen Giles; Otto Grabe; William H. Gubbins (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); J.J. Hatch; Hatch & Co.; James Henderson; G. Heymann; Charles E. Hill (Thomas Hunt & Co.); James Hirsbrunner; Revd W.B. Hodge (Methodist Missionary Society); M.G. Holmes & Co.; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; 'Hong Kong Daily Advertiser'; Hong Kong Sugar Refinery Co.; 'Hong Kong Times'; Ivanoff, Oborin & Co.; Frederick William Jebb (Captain 67th Regiment); Andrew Craig Jeffreys (Assistant Paymaster, Royal Navy; of H.M.S. 'Growler'); Johnson & Co.; William George Keppel (of Fane's Horse, Bengal Army); James Johnstone Keswick; William Keswick; P. Kierulff; H. Kierulff & Co.; C. Kinder; Thomas Edmond Knox (Lieutenant Colonel, 67th Regiment); C.G. Lessing (Captain of the brig 'Aurora'); J. Livingston (Gibb, Livingston & Co. and J. Livingston & Co.); J. Livingston & Co.; George Francis Maclean; Hector Coll Maclean; J. Hay McClure; Hermann Mandl; E. Meyer; E. Meyer & Co.; Alexander Michie; M.G. Moore; N.A. Nefedieff; J.C. Nicholson; E.I. Noskoff; Oriental Bank Corporation; William Paterson (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Daniel Patridge (Captain of the 'Hellas', 'Falcon', 'Snipe', 'Lanrick', 'Lady Hayes' and 'Berwick Walls'); Thomas Platt; Platt & Co.; H. Vernon Russell (Captain of S.S. 'Corea' and S.S. 'Appin'); Ernst Samwer; [ ] Smith; Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); [ ] Spencer; A.D. Startzoff; L. Tallieu & Co.; F. Thomas (H. Kierulff & Co.); Revd William D. Thompson (Methodist Missionary Society); John Upperton (Lieutenant, Fane's Horse, Bengal Army); and James Whittall.


  • 1860-1901

Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 557 (letters nos 1-316), 558 (317-783) and 559 (784-1166).


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