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Letters from Shanghai, 1862-1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D1/1/3

Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from R.A. Houstoun, F.B. Johnson, J.J. Keswick, William Keswick, John Macgregor, Henry Murray, William Paterson, Edward Whittall and James Whittall, Shanghai, to correspondents in China and Japan, including partners and employees of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Many of the letters are from F.B. Johnson.


  • Creation: 1862-1884


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.


2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

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