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Correspondence re C.H. Ross Trust and Mrs Hartford Trust, 1919-1947

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/2/4/35

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding the C.H. Ross Trust and the Trust established by Colin Henderson Ross for his widow Mrs Hartford, with related letters and papers, including Trust accounts and information about possible investments. There is also some material regarding the Mrs C.G. Ross Trust, established by Colin George Ross, father of C.H. Ross, for his widow Amy Marian Ross (C.H. Ross's stepmother). The main correspondent is Macrae, Flett & Rennie, W.S., Edinburgh, Agents for C.H. Ross's Trustees. The other correspondents include the Executors of C.H. Ross's Estate and Trust: his cousin Major John A. Ross (Ian Ross), D.G.M. Bernard (of Matheson & Co. Ltd), Edmund Piercy Bernard (D.G.M. and Mrs Hartford's brother) and David Landale (of Matheson & Co. Ltd).


  • Creation: 1919-1947


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.


3 file(s) (3 ring-binders)

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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