Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Correspondence re Huth companies accounts, 1943-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/1/196

Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and Arthur Osborne, Friston, Sussex, and Porritt, Rainey & Co., London, regarding the accounts of Hugh Coffee Sales Ltd, Huth Produce Sales Ltd, Huth Produce Sales (Overseas) Ltd and Huth Trading Co. Ltd, and correspondence of Matheson & Co. Ltd with the companies concerned, including some original letters to the firm. The file also contains many accounts and other documents relating to the Huth companies, some of which were enclosed with the correspondence. These includes balance sheets, profits and loss accounts, notices of Annual General Meetings, agenda of board meetings and Annual General Meetings and reports of the Directors to Annual General Meetings. There are also regular reports of the results of Huth Produce Sales Ltd. The ring-binder is labelled 'Huth Produce Sales Ltd. & Huth Coffee Sales Ltd. Accounts'.


  • 1943-1955

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

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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 29 August 2014.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom