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Semi-official letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong, 3 July 1924-30 Dec. 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/24/33

Scope and Contents

Semi-official letters nos 470-505 from A. Brooke Smith (mainly) and J.J. Paterson to B.D.F. Beith, with enclosed letters and papers.

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

A: K.E. Allan; R.M. Austin; Annual Accounts; Annual Accounts, 1923/24 - Agencies; Annual Accounts, 1923/24 - Shanghai; Annual Accounts - Mills Department; Auditor's Report; W. Archibold - Woollen Factory; Alliance Assurance.

B: A. Brooke Smith (Myself); C.C. Boyd; D.G.M. Bernard; D.G.M. Bernard - Power of Attorney; D. Beretta; British & Chinese Corporation.

C: China Association & British Chamber of Commerce; Witbank Coal; Chungking; Chungking Agents; China Sugar Refinery; China Sugar Sales - Finance; China Sugar Refinery - Funds in Hankow; G.K. Chatham; H. Catherell; Sir Paul Chater; E.B. Clarke; V.D.K. Craddock; Cement Co.; Correspondence; Cotton Mills Generally; Cotton Mills - Hankow; Cotton.

D: J.J. Dunne; W.S. Dupree.

E: A.B. Elton; G.H. Elliot; J.P.B. Eastwood; D.L. Evamy; A.W. Eastman; Ewo Cotton Mills Ltd.

F: H. Flint; J. McGregor Forbes; W. Ford; G.P. Forster; Firm's Annual Meeting; French Woollen Yarns; Finance; Funds; M.L. Fookshin.

G: F.M. Guedes; F. Gandossi; William Grant; 'Glenamoy'; Chinese Guarantees; Great China Cotton Mill; General Silk Importing Co.; General.

H: F.C. Hall; A.J.P. Heard; Ho Leung; James Helbling; M.J. Henderson; Mrs Hartford's Funds; Hongkong & China Gas Co.; Hongkong & Whampoa Dock Co. Ltd; Hongkong New Dock; Hongkong Waterworks; Hongkong Import Department, 1923/24.


Indo-China - Bangkok Tonnage, Oil Burning; Shaft Alignment; Deferred Shares; Working Account; Yangtsze Pool; Floating Staff; Officers' Guild Superannuation; Tientsin Earnings; S.S. 'Chungsang'; Taikoo; S.S. 'Fuhwo'; New Tonnage; New Middle River Boat; Pension Fund; Nisshin Kisen Kaisha Opposition; Annual Accounts; Wireless; Stationery; S.S. 'Lienshing'; Calcutta Line; Upper River Tonnage.

Import Auctions; Imports; Ichang; Insurance; Insurance Staff; Insurance of Strawbraid Shipments; Insurance - War Risk, etc.; Insurance - Motor Car; Insurance of Cargo in Godown.

J: J.W.B. Jardine; G.M. Jameson; J.W.B. Jardine Trust; Japan Agencies; Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd; Jardine Engineering Corporation - Accounts; Jardine Engineering Corporation - Sulphate of Ammonia; Jardine Engineering Corporation - Chemical Fertilisers; Jurgens Ltd.

K: W.H. Tindal King; Kwangtung Agreement; Kobe; Kobe & Raw Cotton; Kobe October Report - Shimonoseki.

L: Landale's Letter No. 356; Landale's Letter No. 358; Landale's No. 359; London Letter No. 360; London Nos 361/2; W. Lamb; H.H. Lennox; W. Laidlaw; B.J. Lacon; L.O. Leefe; K. de C. Longmire; Laou Kung Mow Mill; J. Lyons & Co.; London Letter No. 325; London Letter No. 326 - Fortnightly Reports; London Letter No. 327; Leefe's Letter No. 329; London Letter No. 330; Landale's Nos 331/332; Landale's No. 333; Landale's No. 334; Landale's No. 335.

M: H.W. Moon; A. Murdoch; D.R. Mackenzie; E.A. Mackay; G.E. Munro; J. McCaig; S.F. Mayers; Marine Superintendent; Mills.

N: D.L. Newbigging; New York; New York Taxation; New York Annual Accounts; New York Sales & Stock Telegram; Status of Firm in New York.

P: Partners' Balances; J.P. Pasquier; J.J. Paterson; E.C. Peters; F.A. Pollock; H.K. Peters; R.S. Piercy; S.H. Peek; A. Piercy; T.U. Parkinson; Piracy Regulations; Passages; Home Leave Passages; Produce; Piece Goods; Political.

Q: Quicksilver.

R: Captain Ross; A.W. Robson; R.A. Russell; A.J. Rea; J.M. Robertson; E.U. Reid; E.F. Ratti; A.E. Reynell.

S: W. Sparks; The Late A.G. Stephen; G.W. Sheppard; R. Sutherland; Staff; Staff Arrangements; Shanghai-Nanking Railway; Shanghai-Hangchow-Ningpo Railway; Shanghai Land Investment Co.; Shanghai & Hongkew Wharf Co.; Shameen Strike; Shares; Taking Over Silver Shares; Share Valuations; Deferred Ordinary Shareholders; Sandalwood; Silk; Silk - Canton; Silk - Sterling Finance.

T: J.C. Taylor; Tin; Tea; Tea - Foochow; Black Tea; Green Tea; Country Teas; Moroccon Teas; Tientsin; Trade Facilities Act; Trollope & Colls.

U: Upper River; Union & Yangtsze.

V: M. Viel; Viazigin.

W: W. Fiddes-Wilson; W.H.L. Warrener; W. Ward; A.H. Watson; W.H. Way; Wool.

Z: I.A. Zellensky.


  • 3 July 1924-30 Dec. 1924

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