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Semi-official letters from Calcutta to Chungking, 15 Jan. 1943-9 Nov. 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/89

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters nos 1-17 from H.H. Tod, Jardine, Skinner & Co., Calcutta (Agents, Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd), to W.S. Dupree, Jardine Matheson, Chungking. Some of the letters are addressed to Dupree c/o the British Embassy, Chungking.

There is an index at the beginning of the ring-binder containing the following entries:

A: Alliance Assurance Co.

B: Butterfield & Swire; Bristles; British & Chinese Corporation.

C: Cotton Yarn; Chinese Seamen's Association; Correspondence.

E: Bill Evans.

G: W. Grey.

I: Indo-China Steam Navigation Co.; Insurance.

J: Jardine, Matheson & Co. (India) Ltd; John, Dickinson & Co. Ltd; Jardine, Matheson & Co./Chun Ho Joint Account.

K: J.H. Keswick.

L: O.S. Liu.

P: Frank Powell.

S: Staff; Shanghai; Swatow.

W: D.C. Walmsley.


  • Creation: 15 Jan. 1943-9 Nov. 1943


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

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.


1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 27 February 2012.

Repository Details

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