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Business letters: Kobe, 1868-1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B10/2

Scope and Contents

Letters from Kobe, including some from Hiogo. The correspondents include George Abell; George H. Allcock; Arthur Adolphus Annesley; Alexander Badenoch (Captain of the 'Herald of Light'); C. Bovenschen; Browne & Co.; Francis Bulkeley Bulkeley-Johnson (also Francis Bulkeley Johnson, afterwards Bulkeley-Johnson); Captain Butat (of the French barque 'Hippocampe'); Edward Byrne (Captain of the 'Zingari', 'London' and 'Telegraph'); China Sugar Refining Co. Ltd (China Sugar Refinery Co. Ltd); William Clifford (of the 'Ettrick' and 'Reiver'); C.H. Cobden; Elles & Co.; James Bridges Endicott (uncle of Henry C. Endicott); James Bridges Endicott Jnr; Edward Fischer (agent of Jardine Matheson, Yokohama and Osaka); Edward Fischer & Co.; Thomas Blake Glover; Glover & Co.; Glover, Dow & Co.; E.H.M. Gower; Heard & Co.; C.A. Heimann; F. Hellyer; J.W. Henderson; Ryle Holme; Hooper Brothers; H.J. Hunt; Thomas Hunter (of Sunderland); H. Hyndman; J. Johnston; William Keswick; E.C. Kirby; A. Kniffler & Co.; W.C. Korthals; Langgaard, Kleinwort & Co.; Fracis Low; H. Lucas; G.R. Mackenzie; Kenneth Ross Mackenzie; N. McLeod & Co.; M.T.B. Macpherson; James Martin Jnr (Captain of the 'Stag'); Henry Murray (partner of Jardine, Matheson & Co.); Enoye Nemuron; Netherlands Trading Society (Nederlandsche Handel Maatschappy); van Oordt & Co.; Walter F. Page (Traffic Manager, Imperial Government Railways); Emlyn Peacock (Captain of the 'Lothair'); W.T.C. Pearse (Captain of the 'Annesley'); B. Pestonjee; P. Pestonjee; Herbert Smith (partner, Jardine, Matheson & Co.); A. Réal, Dubief & Co.; John Reid (Captain of the 'Maitland'); C.R. Simpson; W.H. Smith (for E.B. Watson); Stephen Spowart (Captain of the 'Guinevere'); William Stocks (Captain of S.S. 'United Service' and S.S. 'Dragon'); Nicanor Tejerina; Textor & Co.; J.F. Twombly; Walsh, Hall & Co.; Edwin Burges Watson; Anthony H. Weale (Captain of the 'Burmah'); Edward Whittall; and James Whittall.


  • 1868-1881

Conditions Governing Access

The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reel 432 (letters nos 1-359) and 433 (360-553).


553 item(s) (553 letters)

Language of Materials


The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.