Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Semi-official letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong, 7 Jan. 1926-30 June 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/24/36

Scope and Contents

Semi-official letters nos 583-619 from B.D.F. Beith and J.J. Paterson to D.G.M. Bernard, with enclosed letters and papers.

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

A: L. Ashton; E.F. Aucott; R.M. Austin; J.R. Allan; Annual Accounts; Auctions; Amalgamation of China Association & Shanghai Chamber of Commerce.

B: Bonuses; Boycott Claims; Boxer Indemnity; British Interests in China; A. Brooke Smith; W.R. Butchart; Estate of John Bell-Irving; B.D.F. Beith; George Bowker; L.A.M. Boisragon; Burt Smith; J. Borland; D.G.M. Bernard.

C: T.G. Cripwell; J. Cockin; Sir Paul Chater; E.B. Clarke; Constitutional Defence League; Cargo from Hong Kong to Shanghai; Chesnutt, Cooper & Co.; Chosen Dock; Compradore Balances; China Association; Correspondence; Canton-Kowloon Railway; Canton; Cotton; China Produce Department; Coal; Chungking; Chungking Looting Claims; China Sugar Refinery Funds; China Sugar Refinery; China Sugar Refinery Water.

D: John Dobie; P.E. Dawson; W.S. Dupree; H.E.A. Davey; W.A. Dalgarno; Miss Dunstan; Durant, Bevan & Co.; Douglas Steamship Co.

E: D.L. Evamy; E.C. Emmett; Mrs Edblad; East Asiatic Steamers; Liquid Egg; Egg Business; Ewo Cotton Mills; Exchange; Ewo Filature.

F: William Ford; Flour Mill - Tsinan; Transfer of Funds - Kobe/Harbin; Finance; Firm's Signature; Fu Chung Corporation; Franc Remittances; Francs.

G: E.A. Griffiths; G.H. Gompertz; Robin Gordon; J.S. Green; Ch. Goldrei, Foucard & Son; Glazebrook Steel Co.; Great China Cotton Mill.

H: H.E. Hollands; Mrs Hartford; M.J. Henderson; Hongkong Land Investment Co.; Hongkong Hotel; Hankow/New York; Hankow; Hankow Auditor's Report; Harbin Finance; Harbin Agency; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Shares; Horace Hickling & Co.; Hankow - Hupeden; Harbin Compradore.


Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd - Guilds; Floating Staff; Coal; Pensions; S.S. 'Tungshing'; Reduction in Pay; Strike; Launches & Lighters; Bunkers, 1926; Upper Yangtsze; S.S. 'Luenho'; General; Chungking Pontoon; S.S. 'Fuhwo'; Through Bills of Lading; Accounts; Yangtsze Pool; Middle River; S.S. 'Kingwo'.

Ichang Annual Accounts; Imports.

J: E.A. Jenkinson; G.M. Jameson; W.D. Jamie; W.G. Johns; Jardine Engineering Corporation; Jardine Engineering Corporation - Butchart; Jardine, Matheson & Co. - Preference Shares.

K: J.J. Keswick Trust; W.H. Tindal King; R.D. Kent; W.J. Keswick.

L: H.W. Lester; W.H. Leslie; B.J. Lacon; K. de C. Longmire; D. Langdon; O.V. Lanning; F.P. Lachlan; Luen Steamship Co.; S.S. 'Luenho'; Lloyd Triestino; Loan Consolidation.

M: H.W. Moon; Hugh Maitland; R. Masujima; H.S. Martin; G.E. Munro; J. McCaig; A. Macdonald; H.S. Mills; G.E.R. Mayell; N. MacIntyre; H. Macphail; E.A. Mackay; Maitland/Ormrod Trust; Mills; Matheson & Co. Ltd; Matheson & Co. Ltd - Annual Accounts.

N: D.L. Newbigging; Newman; New York; Old Ningpo Wharf.

O: C.L. Oliphant; J.F. Owen.

P: Peking Daily News; Private Office; Peking-Mukden Railway; Provident Fund; Portraits; J.J. Paterson; G.H. Piercy; E.C. Peters; S.H. Peek; H.K. Peters; R. Plattner; R.S. Piercy; Produce; Political; Piece Goods.

R: A.J. Rea; A.W. Robson; Andrew Ross; Reconstruction; Remittance Telegrams; Royal Agency.

S: F.W. Selby; W. Shaw; E.A. Simon; A.B. Stewart; H.A. Sturgess; A.E. Smith; A.E. Shepherd; W.E. Smith; H.J. Stephens Inc.; Shanghai Municipal Council; Shanghai & Hongkew Wharf Co.; Shanghai Police; Shanghai-Nanking Railway; Shanghai-Nanking Railway - Title Deeds; Stewart, Thomson & Co. Ltd; General Strike; Sandalwood; Silk; Silk - Canton; Silk - Staff; Silk - Finance; Waste Silk; Staff; Shidzuoka; Silver.

T: Young Tod; J.I. Telford; P. Tod; J.C. Taylor; Tientsin/New York; Tientsin Propaganda; Tientsin; Tientsin Produce Department; Tientsin Auditor's Report; Tea; Toledano Bros; Tariff Conference; Timber.

U: Upper Yangtsze.

W: A.C. Wilcox; W.H.L. Warrener; Walter Wilson; W. Ward; Whittall & Co.; Wood Oil; Wool Oil - Hankow; Wool - Tientsin; Wool.

Y: Yangtsze Rapids Steam Navigation Co. Ltd; Yokohama; Yangtszepoo Strike.


  • 7 Jan. 1926-30 June 1926

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.


1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials



Former reference: J18/34


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom