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Assignment of land at Victoria, 1844

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F2/5

Scope and Contents

An assignment in trust by Farquhar Macqueen to Donald Matheson and William Stewart of a piece of land at Victoria, Hong Kong, 13 February 1844. There is also a copy of a memorial of 1 March 1844 of an assignment of lease by way of mortgage, also made on 13 February, whereby Macqueen assigned the Victoria land to Alexander Matheson as security for a debt.


  • Creation: 1844


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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

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