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Semi-official letters from Yokohama to Hong Kong, 7 Jan. 1922-30 Dec. 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/10/5

Scope and Contents

Semi-official letters nos 1-52 from F.H. Bugbird, Yokohama, to D.G.M. Bernard, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers, including memoranda. There are also copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, and Jardine Matheson, Kobe, London and Shanghai, with covering letters from Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong.

There is an index at the beginning of the volume containing the following entries:

A: Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd; Annual Accounts; Accounts; Agent's House at Kobe.

B: A.S.A. Bishop; Durant, Bevan & Co.; Bunkering.

C: Mr Chicken; Commission; Consignments; Major Cassel; Cotton Cloth; A.E. Cooper; Coal Bunker.

D: W. & C. Dunlop.

E: Exchange; Ellerman's Bunkering Contract; Exports to France; Mr Evamy; Mr Elton; Earthquake Destroys.

F: Finance; Fire Insurance.

G: General Business; General Imports; General Position; Goods Sold & Delivered; General Conditions; Glen Line, Kobe.

H: Hempbraid, Kobe.

I: Insurance on Silk; Imports - Goods Sold But Not Delivered; Insurance Department; Import Department; Import Finance.

J: Japan's Financial Position; Japan Waste Silk.

K: Kobe - Reports of Sale; Kisachi Godown; W.L. Kerr.

L: Home Leave; J.P.P. Leite.

M: Matheson & Co.'s Commission on Strawbraid Shipments; Mercantile Bank of India; J. McCaig; Masuda Trading Co. Ltd.

N: Noto Railway Co.

O: Oura Property No. 5.

P: Property - Nagasaki; Perez Corporation & Co.

R: Report - Monthly Business.

S: Statements of Assets & Liabilities; Shipping Documents; J.P. Stevenson; Saghalin Timber Concession; Staff; Raw Silk; Waste Silk; Shimogo Coal Strike; Strawbraid Department, Yokohama; Strawbraid Department; Strawbraid - Kobe.

W: W.H.L. Warrener; Waste Silk Business; White, Tomkins & Courage.


  • Creation: 7 Jan. 1922-30 Dec. 1922


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Former reference: J14/5

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