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General letters from Korea, June 1883-Aug. 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C57

Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from B.A. Clarke, William Gubbins and A.E. Reynell of Jardine, Matheson & Co. The letters are from Chemulpo/Jeuchuan and Seoul. The recipients include Ryle Holme, agent of Jardine, Matheson & Co., Nagasaki; J.J. Keswick, Shanghai; Jardine Matheson, Shanghai; Jardine Matheson, Yokohama; and P.G. von Möllendorff, Vice President, H.C.M.'s Foreign Office, Seoul. Only pages 1-248 of the volume have been used.


  • Creation: June 1883-Aug. 1884


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.


1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but some damage to the cover and spine.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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