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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.


  • Creation: 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)

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