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Letters from Ryle Holme, 1876-1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/D7/6

Scope and Contents

Press copies of letters from Ryle Holme, Nagasaki, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai and Yokohama, 1877-1878, regarding the Takasima Colliery, with a few letters to other correspondents, such as Browne & Co., Kobe, and Hatch & Co., Tientsin. There are also press copies of letters to Holme from various correspondents at Takasima and Yokohama, 1877, and accounts, invoices and memoranda, mostly relating to the Takasima colliery, 1876-1878.


  • 1876-1878

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 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair to moderate condition, with damage from the ink and by insects.


Former reference: D1/62/2


Repository Details

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