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Letters of appointment in Jardine Matheson, 1912-1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F25/79

Scope and Contents

An envelope containing a letter of appointment of Henry Keswick M.P. by Robert William Buchanan Jardine, Baronet, of Castlemilk, N.B., Governing Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, as the company's Senior Managing Director, 15 July 1912; a letter of appointment of Charles Henderson Ross by Henry Keswick as Manager of Jardine Matheson's company in London, 30 September 1914; and a letter of appointment of Ross by Keswick as his substitute for all the purposes set out in a power of attorney of 5 September 1912 made by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 30 September 1914. There is a covering letter from W.H. Leese to Ross enclosing the second and third documents, 6 October 1914.


  • 1912-1914

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

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Related Materials

The power of attorney of 5 September 1912 is F17/187.


Repository Details

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