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Semi-official and other letters from London to Chungking, 1942-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/101

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters and some property and private and confidential letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Chungking, with enclosed letters and papers. The files also include copies of telegrams exchanged between London and Chungking. The correspondents are B.D.F. Beith, D.I. Bosanquet, G.P. Charlton, W.S. Dupree, H.Y. Hsu, W.J. Keswick, H.H. Lennox, J.F. Owen, C.F. Stockar and A. Wright.


  • Creation: 1942-1946


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.


1 folder(s) (1 folder)

1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

J1/82 and J1/116 contain other copies of the semi-official letters from this series.

Related Materials

I21/2/2/21/1 includes semi-official correspondence between Chungking and London regarding the Hongkong Fire Insurance Co. Ltd, 1943-1944.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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