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Semi-official correspondence between Shanghai and Harbin, 10 Jan. 1925-29 Dec. 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/29/5

Scope and Contents

Semi-official letters nos 305-354 from W.H.T. King and H.H. Lennox, Harbin, to J.J. Paterson and A. Brooke Smith, Shanghai, 10 January-29 December 1925, and unnumbered semi-official letters from J.J. Paterson and A. Brooke Smith, Shanghai, to W.H.T. King and H.H. Lennox, Harbin, 13 January-24 December 1925, with enclosed letters and papers.

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

A: Annual Accounts; Annual Accounts to 30/4/25.

B: Bank Balances.

C: Chinese Eastern Railway; Compradore; Compradore's Piece Goods; Correspondence.

F: Howard Ford; Finance.

G: Gunny Bags; General.

I: Insurance; International Bank.

J: Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd.

L: H.H. Lennox.

M: Monthly Reports; Memorandum on Profit & Loss Account for 6 Months Ending 31st October 1925.

P: Piece Goods; Piece Goods Drafts; Political Situation; Profit & Loss Account.

R: Report for Year Ending 30th April 1925.

S: H.H. Schusterovitch Account; Unsold Stocks; Staff; Shanghai Strike.


  • Creation: 10 Jan. 1925-29 Dec. 1925


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)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but some damage by insects.


Former reference: J28/4

Repository Details

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