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Correspondence re Tuckfields Teas, 8 May 1961-10 Feb. 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/1/455

Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence and other papers regarding a possible investment by Matheson & Co. Ltd in Tuckfields Teas of South Yarra, Melbourne, comprised of correspondence (including telegrams) between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Bosanquet & Skrine Ltd, Colombo, Horden, Utz & Bode, Sydney, N.S.W., Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Calcutta, Tuckfields Teas, South Yarra, Ty.Phoo Tea Ltd, Birmingham, Harry Wicking & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, and others, and related letters and papers, including the following documents:

1. A statement of the net profits for the years ended 30 June 1956-30 June 1959 and six months ended 31 December 1959, the balance sheet as at 28 February 1961, and the profit and loss appropriation account, profit and loss account and trading account for the period 1 July 1960 to 28 February 1961 of Tuckfields Teas Pty Ltd, all enclosed with a letter from Tuckfield Teas to Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1 June 1961.

2. A report on Tuckfields Teas Pty Ltd by Dun & Bradstreet, 4 December 1961.

The ring-binder is labelled 'Tea - Tuckfields File I'.


  • 8 May 1961-10 Feb. 1966

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, 15 September 2015.


Repository Details

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