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Contract of Jardine Matheson and James McKie, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F11/178

Scope and Contents

Articles of agreement between Matheson & Co. of London, as agents for Jardine, Matheson & Co. of China, and James McKie engaging the latter as salesman, correspondent and accountant in the Piece Goods Department in Hong Kong, China or Japan for a period of three years from his arrival in China, dated London, 29 November 1880.


  • Creation: 1880


Conditions Governing Access

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

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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


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