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Correspondence re Sir J.W.B. Jardine's interest and rentals from property, 18 Sep. 1936-25 Sep. 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/3/19/12

Scope and Contents

Copies and a few extracts of correspondence (including telegrams) between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, regarding the interest and rentals from the Far Eastern properties of Sir J.W.B. Jardine. The correspondents include B.D.F. Beith, London, D.G.M. Bernard, London, W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong, and F.A. Pollock, Shanghai.

There also related papers, including the following documents:

1. Statements of property valuations for 1938/39 for the Trustees and Executors of the Estate of the late Sir R.W. Buchanan-Jardine and for properties of Sir J.W.B. Jardine transferred from the Hong Kong & China Property Co. Ltd, dated Hong Kong, 13 February 1939.

2. A statement of the interest to be allowed on the Castlemilk Estate, Hankow Property, 1938/39, part of the Estate of the late Sir R.W.B. Jardine, dated Hong Kong, 13 February 1939.

3. A statement regarding the rents of properties in North China of Sir J.W.B. Jardine (including those belonging to the Trustees of Sir R.W.B. Jardine, deceased), Hong Kong, 18 September 1939.

4. Statements of results for 1940/41 and estimated results for 1941/42 for the China properties of Sir J.W.B. Jardine and the Executors of Sir R.W.B. Jardine, enclosed with a letter from F.A. Pollock to J.J. Paterson, 25 September 1941.

The ring-binder is labelled 'Interest on Property & China Rentals. Sir John W. Buchanan-Jardine, Bt'.


  • Creation: 18 Sep. 1936-25 Sep. 1941


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, October 2010.

Repository Details

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