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Correspondence re Huth Produce Sales Ltd (Overseas) Ltd and subsidiary companies, 7 Jan. 1947-11 Apr. 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/1/199

Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd and Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Tokyo (including telegrams); Baltic Mercantile & Shipping Exchange Ltd, London; Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial and Overseas), London; Sassoon N. Cohen, London; H. Dawson, Sons & Co. (Wool) Ltd, Bradford; Huth Produce Sales Ltd, London; Linklaters & Paines, London; Porritt, Rainey & Co., London; and others, with related letters and papers, including balance sheets. The firms discussed in the file include Huth Coffee Sales Ltd, Huth Trading Co. Ltd, Huth Produce Sales (Overseas) Ltd, Huth Produce Sales (U.K.) Ltd and Moulson Textiles Ltd. The early material concerns the reorganisation of the companies constituting the Huth Group. The folder is labelled 'Huth Produce Sales [Overseas] Ltd. & Subsidiary Companies File I'.


  • Creation: 7 Jan. 1947-11 Apr. 1958


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.


1 folder(s) (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but the original binding was damaged and has been replaced with treasury tags.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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


Repository Details

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