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Semi-official letters from the British West Indies to London, 1954-1958

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/175

Scope and Contents

Original semi-official letters from G.J.P. Carey and R. Shea, West Indies Navigation Co./Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Caribbean) Ltd, British West Indies (mainly Port of Spain, Trinidad), to W.J. Keswick, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed papers.


  • Creation: 1954-1958


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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2 file(s) (2 ring-binders)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 23 October 2012.

Existence and Location of Copies

Copies of most of the letters can be found in J1/115/1 (1955), J1/115/3 (1956), J1/115/4 (1957), J1/161 (1954) and J1/163 (1958).

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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