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Letters to local correspondents, 1842-1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C14

Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Macao and Hong Kong, to local correspondents, mainly in Canton, Macao, Kumsingmun, Hong Kong and elsewhere on the China coast. C14/1-3 and C14/5-14 include indexes of recipients.


  • Creation: 1842-1882


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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.


14 volume(s) (14 volumes)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

C23 contains further letters from Hong Kong to local correspondents.

Repository Details

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