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Letters re insurance, Nov. 1854-Mar. 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C50

Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, agents of the Alliance Assurance Co., Alliance Fire Assurance Office, Bengal Insurance Society, Bombay Insurance Society, Canton Insurance Office and Triton Insurance Co. Many of the letters are from Alexander Perceval.


  • Nov. 1854-Mar. 1859

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.


1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but slight damage to the cover.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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