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Correspondence of agents, 1839-1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D7

Scope and Contents

Copies (including press copies) of correspondence of agents and other employees of Jardine, Matheson & Co. with the company's offices and other correspondents. Many of the letters concern the Takasima Colliery, Nagasaki.


  • Creation: 1839-1880


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 archive box(es) (1 box)

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Related Materials

Letters from agents of Jardine, Matheson & Co. to partners of the firm can be found in D1/2.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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