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Power of attorney of Hollingworth Magniac, 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F17/101

Scope and Contents

A deed poll or letter of attorney by Hollingworth Magniac of London, one of the executors and the sole residuary legatee named in and appointed in the last will and testament of Charles Magniac, deceased, appointing Jardine, Matheson & Co. to take possession of and manage the Imperial Hong, heretofore belonging to Charles Magniac, having been let to him by Howqua, Hong merchant, and the remainder of Magniac's personal estate and effects at Canton or elsewhere in China, dated London, 4 April 1854.


  • Creation: 1854


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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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