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Letters to Europe, 1810-1898 (with one photocopy made in c. 1983)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C11

Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (C11/4-60) and its precursors (C11/1-3), Canton, Macao and Hong Kong, to places in Europe, including some to the United States, Australia and other locations. C11/4 also includes some letters from Europe. C11/1-3 and C11/6-60 includes indexes of recipients.


  • 1810-1898 (with one photocopy made in c. 1983)

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at

Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers.

Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


60 volume(s) (60 volumes)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

C17 contains further letters from Hong Kong to Great Britain.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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