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Semi-official letters from Wuhu to Shanghai, 30 Mar. 1929-29 Nov. 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/78

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Wuhu, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers, including annual agency reports:

1. Unnumbered letters from T.S.H. Hoey to J.J. Paterson, 30 March 1929, and from O.V. Lanning to R.M. Austin, 5 and 13 June 1929.

2. No. 1 from P.C. Mansfield to R.M. Austin, 2 November 1929.

3. Nos 1-8, 10-42 and 44 from T.S.H. Hoey, P.C. Mansfield, T.W. Pan, A.M. Scott-Morris and Tu Ying Luan to R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.H. Keswick and W.J. Keswick, 22 July 1930-29 November 1937.

The subjects covered in the file include (among others) the Anhwei Provincial Trade Tax Bureau, annual accounts, the Ewo Brewery, the Nangking bungalow, the Nanking-Kweichi Railway, shipping, staff, native staff and Tu Ying Luan (Compradore). The ring-binder is labelled 'Ports. From Wuhu. General'.


  • Creation: 30 Mar. 1929-29 Nov. 1937


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 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

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