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Private letters to Japan, Mar. 1872-Aug. 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C44

Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. The authors are John Bell-Irving, F.B. Johnson, William Keswick and Herbert Smith. The recipients are John Bell-Irving, Yokohama; Henry Gribble, Nagasaki; Ryle Holme, Nagasaki; F.B. Johnson, Yokohama; J.J. Keswick, Nagasaki and Yokohama; G. Morrison; John Pitman, Yokohama; Herbert Smith, Yokohama; and Edward Whittall, Yokohama.


  • Creation: Mar. 1872-Aug. 1879


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.

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but damage to the spine.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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