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Semi-official letters from Canton to Shanghai, 15 Dec. 1947-8 Feb. 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/180

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Canton, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers:

1. Nos 1-2 from A. Wright to J.H. Keswick, 15-24 December 1947.

2. No. 3 from A. Wright to F.A. Pollock, 8 July 1948.

3. Nos 5 and 8-11 from C.F. Stockar to J.H. Keswick and H.H. Lennox, 17 May-20 November 1950.

4. Nos 1-10 from C.F. Stockar to H.H. Lennox, 2 January-11 July 1951.

5. No. 11 from Conant Lee to R. Gordon, 20 June 1952.

6. No. 13 from Conant Lee to H.H. Lennox, 30 May 1953.

7. Nos 1-31 from Conant Lee to Thomas Beesley (mainly) and H.H. Lennox, 23 January-23 December 1954.

8. No. 1 from Conant Lee to Thomas Beesley, 8 February 1955.

The folder is labelled 'File I'.


  • Creation: 15 Dec. 1947-8 Feb. 1955


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


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 17 April 2012.

Existence and Location of Copies

Copies of most of the letters can be found in J1/117/1 (1947) , J1/132/1 (1950), J1/132/7 (1952), J1/132/10 (1953), J1/132/15 (1954), J1/133 (1955), J1/143/6 (1948) and J1/143/9 (1951). These volumes also include some letters not found in this file.

Repository Details

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