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Letters re Canton Insurance Office, 1835-1894

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C36

Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Canton, Toon Koo, Macao and Hong Kong (1-18), and press copies of letters to local correspondents in China and Hong Kong (19-30), and to places on the China coast (31-36). C36/1-12, C36/14-18, C36/21-29, C36/35 and C36/36 include indexes of recipients.


  • Creation: 1835-1894


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


35 volume(s) (35 volumes)

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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