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Business letters: Tamsui, 1860-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B8/7

Scope and Contents

The correspondents include C.H. Best (Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Shearman Godfrey Bird (Acting Assistant Surveyor-General and member of Dodd & Co.); Francis Cass (for Elles & Co.); Robert Craig (Jardine, Matheson & Co., Swatow); William Curtis ('Hong Kong Times'); E. William H. Dent; John Dodd; John Dodd; Dodd & Co.; Alexander Frater; William Gregory (British Consulate); R.S. Harger; Revd K.G. Junor (Canada Presbyterian Mission); Commanders of Vessels at Keelung; Crawford Davison Kerr (of Linday & Co. and Dodd & Co.); William Keswick; M. Larken; Lessler & Hagen; Malcolm Anderson Macleod (junior partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); James Milisch; Milisch & Co.; Alexander Morrison (Captain of the 'Banshee' and 'Adventure'); John Moss; Henry Murray (partner of Jardine, Matheson & Co.); B.W. Nazer ('Hong Kong Times'); William Paterson (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Alexander Perceval; Alfred Roper (Captain of the 'Salamander'); Grant Scott; Captain Thomas Sullivan; Robert Swinhoe; and James Whittall.


  • Creation: 1860-1898


Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 566 (letters nos 1-295), 567 (296-593) and 568 (594-941).


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