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Agreements and contracts, 1819-1969

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F1

Scope and Contents

Agreements and contracts relating to the leasing and sale of property, ships and other items; construction and repair work; the shipping of goods; and the performance of other tasks. Certain documents include endorsements extending the time frame of the agreement. Some records are accompanied by letters and other related documents.


  • Creation: 1819-1969


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.


2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Employment contracts hiring staff for positions for specific periods of service can be found in F11.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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