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Sundry semi-official letters from London, 1911-1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/6

Scope and Contents

Copies of miscellaneous unnumbered semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to offices of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and a wide range of other correspondents. Most of the letters are addressed to correspondents in Great Britain, but there are also letters to China, Hong Kong, Europe, the United States and elsewhere. The authors include D.G.M. Bernard, Henry Keswick, David Landale, L.N. Leefe and C.H. Ross. Many letters are unsigned. The volumes are labelled 'Sundry semi official letters' on the spine, and are numbered 1-7.


  • 1911-1935

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.


7 volume(s) (7 volumes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

J1/6/1-6 were part of the original accessions to the Archive. J1/6/7 was received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 27 February 2012.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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