Semi-official letters from Shanghai to Harbin, 20 July 1929-14 May 1932
Scope and Contents
Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai:
1. Nos 13-23 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith and G.W. Sheppard to E.A. Jenkinson, G.E.R. Mayell and J.K. Shaw, Hongkong Fire Insurance Co. Ltd, Harbin, 23 August 1929-14 May 1932.
2. Nos 13-16 from R.M. Austin to E.J. Surman, Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd, Harbin, 20 July 1929-17 April 1930.
The subjects covered include the Harbin liquidation account and staff. The ring-binder is labelled 'Ports. To Harbin. General & Liquidation'.
- 20 July 1929-14 May 1932
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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 27 February 2012.
- Austin, Reginald Mein, 1888-1934 (businessman)
- Beith, Benjamin David Fleming, 1884-1960 (businessman)
- Hongkong Fire Insurance Co Ltd
- Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd
- Jenkinson, Edward Arnold, b 1893
- Mayell, Gliddon Edmund Rodin, b 1897
- Shaw, James Kerr, c 1899-1933
- Sheppard, George Walter, d 1943 (businessman)