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Semi-official letters from Kunming to London, 13 Mar. 1942-14 Sep. 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/98

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters nos L/a-2, L/g-3, 4 and 8 and three unnumbered letters from E.H. Brazel, G.P. Charlton, C.F. Stockar and A. Urquhart, Jardine Matheson, Kunming, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The letters are addressed to either B.D.F. Beith or Matheson & Co. Ltd. No. L/a-2 is written on the letter paper of the Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd. A note records that letter numbers 5-7 'are on Mr. Hunt's files'. The subjects covered in the file include (among others) Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Burma) Ltd, staff and the wartime status of Hong Kong staff.


  • Creation: 13 Mar. 1942-14 Sep. 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

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Repository Details

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