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Semi-official letters from Shanghai to Kiukiang, 3 Apr. 1929-8 Oct. 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/66

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters nos 34-78, 80-87 and 89-96 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, R.E. Coxon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock and G.W. Sheppard, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to J.R. Allan, T.S.H. Hoey, J.G. Lyon, C.W. Pan, T.W. Pan and Y.L. Tu, Jardine Matheson, Kiukiang, 3 April 1929-29 November 1941. There is also property letter no. P.1 from W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, to T.S.H. Hoey, Kiukiang, 9 July 1935; a letter from Jardine Matheson, Hankow, to C.W. Pan, Kiukiang, 20 January 1938; and a letter from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to J.H. McLaren, Kiukiang, 8 October 1941. The file includes the following subjects (among others): annual accounts, electric light, Ewo Brewery, Kiukiang Agency, staff and taxation. The ring-binder is labelled 'Ports. To Kiukiang. General'.


  • Creation: 3 Apr. 1929-8 Oct. 1941


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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

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