Correspondence re David Landale Estate, 24 Sep. 1935-4 Mar. 1938
Scope and Contents
Correspondence of D.G.M. Bernard (mainly) and L.N. Leefe, Matheson & Co. Ltd, regarding the estate of the late David Landale. The main correspondents are D.F. Landale, Dalswinton and Shanghai, and G.L. Allardyce, J.C. & A. Steuart, W.S., Edinburgh. The other correspondents include Balfour, Williamson & Co. Ltd, London; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, London; Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong; Henry Landale, Dalswinton and London; Mildred Sophia Landale (widow of David Landale), Dalswinton and London; Peter W.F. Landale, Oxford (son of D.F. Landale); Grace Laurie, secretary, Dalswinton, Dumfries; C. Micklem, Cazenove, Akroyds & Greenwood & Co., London; and Gordon Wilson, chartered accountant, Edinburgh.
There are also related letters and papers, including statements from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, of the financial position and securities of the Landale Trust and the late David Landale, 9 September 1935 (2 copies); a statement of sales and purchases with regard to Mrs M.S. Landale's investments, enclosed with a letter from D.G.M. Bernard to Grace Laurie, 1 March 1937; a circular letter from G.H. Field, Secretary, Telephone Manufacturing Co. Ltd, London, to shareholders informing them of a new share offer, 15 June 1936, and enclosing a reprint from the 'Financial Times', 26 May 1936, of the Report of the Annual General Meeting of the company held on 25 May 1936; and a circular letter from G.H. Field, Secretary, Telephone Rentals Ltd, London, to shareholders informing them of a new share offer, 28 June 1937, and enclosing a reprint from the 'Financial Times', 18 June 1937, of the Report of the Annual General Meeting of the company held on 17 June 1937.
The ring-binder is labelled 'Estate of the late David Landale'.
- 24 Sep. 1935-4 Mar. 1938
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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Fair condition, but the spine and covers are torn and fragile.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, October 2010.