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Semi-official letters from London to New York, 10 Sep. 1930-18 Feb. 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/47

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London: unnumbered letters to H.F. Scudamore, Jardine Matheson, New York, 10 September 1930-10 August 1932, and nos 1-75, 8 September 1932-2 July 1942 and no. 76, 18 February 1944, to A. Davidson and C.E. Thompson, Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, New York. The volume is numbered 1 on the spine.


  • 10 Sep. 1930-18 Feb. 1944

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


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 27 February 2012.

Existence and Location of Copies

Other copies of most of the letters can be found in J1/37, J1/38 and J1/39/2.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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