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Correspondence re Transtürk Ticaret A.S., 9 Mar. 1960-11 Feb. 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/1/450

Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence and related papers regarding the trade in tobacco and foodstuffs of Huth Produces Sales (U.K.) Ltd with Transtürk Ticaret Anonim Sirketi of Istanbul, comprised of correspondence (including telegrams and telex) between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and the Bank of England, London, Borax Consolidated Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Transtürk Ticaret A.S., Istanbul, and others; some correspondence of Huth Produces Sales (U.K.) Ltd, London, with Glyn, Mills & Co., London, and Transexport Ticaret A.S. (a subsidiary of Transtürk Ticaret A.S.), Istanbul; and related letters and papers, including an envelope containing two signed copies of an agreement between Huth Produces Sales (U.K.) Ltd and Transtürk Ticaret A.S. for the purchase and sale of Turkish tobacco on a joint account basis, 30 June 1960.

Much of the material in the file concerns the negotiation of export licenses and other financial issues relating to trade deals. A few documents are in Turkish. The ring-binder is labelled on the spine 'Turkey - Transturk Ticaret Anonim Sirketi File I'.


  • 9 Mar. 1960-11 Feb. 1965

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.

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 17 July 2015.


Repository Details

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