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Memoranda from B.D.F. Beith, 1938-1942

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/5/11

Scope and Contents

Private memoranda from B.D.F. Beith to D.G.M. Bernard regarding miscellaneous business matters, 10 October 1940-30 March 1942. The subjects covered include allowances to dependents; annual accounts; Arusha Plantations; Chambers Wharf; China Association; Defence (Finance) Regulations; W.S. Dupree; Estate of C.H. Ross; finance; Ch. Goldrei, Foucard & Son; Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd; insurance companies' investments; Sir John Jardine; Jardine, Matheson & Co. (East Africa) Ltd; Lombard Assurance Co. Ltd; Provident Fund; ramie fibre; and R.T. Smith. There are also a few related papers, including 'Notes on conversation with A.N. Stuart, Senior Director of Alexander Laurie & Co., London, on July 22nd, 1941' and a few miscellaneous typescript and manuscript notes (originally loose inside the file). The ring-binder is labelled 'D. G. M. Bernard'.


  • Creation: 1938-1942


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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 27 February 2012.

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