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Letters from Continental Europe, 1861-1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D2/2/12

Scope and Contents

Copies (including press copies) of miscellaneous letters from Europe to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish, with related documents. The principal correspondent is Arlès-Dufour & Co., Lyon. Other authors include A. Grisillon Rollet & Co.; Bié, de Collogny & Co.; Augustin Blazquez; Chamonard; Chapuisat & Milsom; Adolphe Collin; Mrs E.C. Day; Desgrand Père et Fils; Heitz Devèze; Duplay & Repelin; W. Meyer Elton; Charlotte Heuer; John Higson; Carlos Jimenez; Legrand Tanco & Co.; Rudolph Lindau; Antonio Margato; Milsom & F. Poy; Milsom, Poy & Ch. Berry; Pastré Frères; Sobrino & Co.; and Joseph Vettori. The correspondents write from places throughout Europe, but particularly Amsterdam, Bordeaux, Boulogne, Cadiz, Châlons-sur-Marne, Florence, Hamburg, Lyon, Madrid, Marseilles, Paris and Rotterdam. All the letters after 1876 are from Arlès-Dufour & Co.


  • 1861-1881

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.


3 archive box(es) (3 boxes)

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