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Correspondence re tea sales to Russia, 4 May 1965-2 July 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/4/3/35

Scope and Contents

A small set of correspondence and related papers regarding an approach from Matheson & Co. Ltd to the Russian company V/O Prodintorg offering to facilitate its purchase of tea from the London market, which was rejected. The file includes correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and V/O Prodintorg, Moscow, and A.K. Rothnie Commercial Counsellor, British Embassy, Moscow, c/o Diplomatic Service Administration Office, London, with a memorandum describing V/O Prodintorg and a memorandum of the total number of packages of tea by location sold through the London Tea Auctions, January-December 1964, provided to V/O Prodintorg by Matheson & Co. Ltd. The ring-binder is labelled 'Tea - Sale to Russia File I - May, 1965'.


  • Creation: 4 May 1965-2 July 1965


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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, 5 June 2015.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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