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Semi-official letters from Ichang to Shanghai, 21 Mar. 1929-17 June 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/57

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Ichang, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers, including monthly agency reports. There are also a few semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Ichang, to Jardine Matheson, Hankow.

1. Nos 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 18-20 and 22 from A. Ross to R.M. Austin and J.J. Paterson, Shanghai, 21 March-9 December 1929. There is also letter no. 9 from A. Ross to W.S. Dupree, Hankow, 30 May 1929

2. Nos 1-3, 3A, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14 and 18 from A. Ross (mainly) and D. Summers to R.M. Austin, Shanghai, 10 January-8 December 1930. There are also letters nos 10 and 19 from A. Ross to A.E. Smith, Hankow, 7 July 1930 and 13 December 1930.

3. Nos 1-7, 9, 10, 13, 14 and 16-22 from A. Ross (mainly) and D. Summers to R.M. Austin and B.D.F. Beith, Shanghai, 8 January-8 December 1931. There is also letter no. 8 from A. Ross to W.S. Dupree, Hankow, 16 June 1931.

4. Nos 1-7, 9, 11-13, 16 and 18 from A. Ross to B.D.F. Beith, Shanghai, 6 January-5 December 1932. There are also letters nos 8, 10 and 17 from A. Ross to W.S. Dupree, Hankow, 28 June-3 December 1932.

5. Nos 1-7, 9, 10, 12-14 and 16-22 from A. Ross to B.D.F. Beith, Shanghai, 12 January-8 December 1933. There is also letter no. 23 from A. Ross to W.S. Dupree, Hankow, 20 December 1933.

6. Nos 1-12, 14, 16 and 21-24 from J.R. Allan and A. Ross to B.D.F. Beith, Shanghai, 12 January-11 December 1934.

7. Nos 7, 11, 12 and 17 from J.R. Allan and F.M. Ide to B.D.F. Beith and W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, 30 June-26 September 1935.

8. Nos 2, 6-14 and 16-23 from F.M. Ide to W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, 22 January-10 December 1936.

9. Nos 1-20 from F.M. Ide to J.H. Keswick and W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, 21 January-21 December 1937.

10. Nos 1-15 from F.M. Ide to J.H. Keswick and W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, 17 January-29 December 1938.

11. Nos 1, 6-18, 20-25 and 28-38 from F.M. Ide and L.G. Frost to W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, 26 January-11 December 1939.

12. Nos 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14 and 15 from L.G. Frost to W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, 29 January-29 August 1940.

13. Nos 1-2 from L.G. Frost to W.J. Keswick and F.A. Pollock, Shanghai, 3 April-17 June 1941.

The file includes the following subjects (among others):

A: Annual report.

C: China Navigation Co. Ltd; Chungking; congestion at Ichang.

E: Ewo Yu.

G: Godowns.

I: Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.

L: Local situation.

M: S.W. Moon (staff).

P: Property.

S: San Peh motor lighters; shipping; staff; staff salaries; D. Summers (staff) - death.

T: Tu Ying Luan (Ichang Compradore).

U: Upper River and Middle River trade.

Dates

  • Creation: 21 Mar. 1929-17 June 1941

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf.

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.

Extent

1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials

English