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Business letters: Takao, 1856-1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B8/6

Scope and Contents

The correspondents include Alexander Badenoch (Captain of the 'Herald of Light'); Allan W. Bain; B. d'Almeida Siva; Alexander Cameron (Captain of the 'Florence Nightingale'); J. Gratton Cass (for Elles & Co.); James Patfield Cook (partner, Thomas Hunt & Co.); Elles & Co.; John Freer (Chief Officer of the 'Pathfinder'); Augustine Heard & Co.; Hagen, Da Silva & Co.; 'Hong Kong Times'; H.T. Howard (Captain of the hulk 'Science'; of Dent & Co.); Thomas Hunt & Co.; J.T. Jarman (Captain of the 'Wodonga'); J.H. Jessen; William Keswick; Harry Lamb (Chief Officer on the 'Pathfinder'); Neil Lamont (Captain of the 'Ettrick'); Lessler & Co.; Lessler & Hagen; Neil McPhail; McPhail & Co.; Julius Mannich; Julius Mannich & Co.; James Laidlaw Maxwell M.D., L.R.C.S. (English Presbyterian Mission); Alexander Morrison (Captain of the 'Banshee' and 'Adventure'); Alexander Perceval; Edmund Pye; Matthew Rooney (of the 'Spray'); Alfred Roper (Captain of the 'Salamander'); George Rorie (Captain of the 'Lanrick', 'J.H. Becker' and 'Pathfinder'); P.F. da Silva; Captain Thomas Sullivan; Robert Swinhoe; William H. Taylor; and Robert Wilson (Elles & Co.).


  • 1856-1881

Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 565.


209 item(s) (209 letters)

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