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Semi-official letters from Bombay and Calcutta to London, 1941-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/79

Scope and Contents

Originals and copies of semi-official letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (India) Ltd, Bombay, and Jardine, Skinner & Co., Bombay and Calcutta, Agents/Owners' Representatives of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, A.H. Hutchison, W.J. Keswick, A.W. Robson, C.T. Tod and H.H. Tod.


  • Creation: 1941-1946


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.


2 file(s) (2 ring-binders)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 17 April 2012.

Existence and Location of Copies

J1/88 contains copies of many of the letters in this series, as well as some letters missing from J1/79.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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