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Semi-official letters from Singapore to Hong Kong, 1953-1975

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/151

Scope and Contents

Semi-official letters from Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd, Henry Waugh (Singapore) Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Singapore) Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Malaya) Ltd, Jardine Waugh Ltd, Jardine Waugh (Singapore) Pte Ltd and Jardine Matheson Holdings (S.E.A.) Ltd, Singapore, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. Most of the letters are originals, but there are also a few copies. The correspondents are A.D. Angus, I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, Boon Yoon Chiang, D.I. Bosanquet, Chan U Seek, G. Ellis, D. Goodman, R. Gordon, R.W.B. Grant, R.H. Gunn, D.A.H. Hardy, M.A.R. Herries, J.A. Heywood, F.M.V. Johnstone, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, L.E.C. Letts, S.A. Moffat, P.A.C. Nevill, D.K. Newbigging, R.B. Polk, H. Sidbury, R.C. Sutton, E.F. Watts and H.A. Waugh. The later volumes include indexes.


  • Creation: 1953-1975


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.


28 volume(s) (28 volumes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

J1/151/1-7 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 29 September 2011; J1/151/8-20 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, 26 November 2014; J1/151/21-28 were received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, 22 August 2017.

Existence and Location of Copies

J1/240 contains Matheson & Co. Ltd’s copies of the letters, but is missing some of the enclosures.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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