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Semi-official letters from Hong Kong to Rangoon, 26 July 1941-3 Dec. 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/96

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters nos 1-61 from J.J. Paterson, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to G.P. Charlton, Jardine Matheson, Rangoon, with enclosed letters and papers. The ring-binder is labelled 'Hong Kong to Rangoon (Indexed)'.

There is an index at the beginning of the file containing the following entries:

B: Bristles; Burma Road.

C: Correspondence.

F: Finance.

J: Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Burma) Ltd.

P: Produce.

S: Salaries; Silk; E. Sun Trading Co.

W: Watts Ltd (Wood Oil).


  • Creation: 26 July 1941-3 Dec. 1941


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 folder(s) (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but the original binding has been replaced with treasury tags.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, October 2010.

Existence and Location of Copies

J1/20 contains copies of the letters.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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