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Semi-official letters from Chungking to Hong Kong, 19 Oct. 1945-20 Sep. 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/181

Scope and Contents

An incomplete set of copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Chungking, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong:

1. Nos 1-3 and 6 from H.Y. Hsu and A. Wright to D.F. Landale and J.J. Paterson, 19 October-7 December 1945.

2. Nos 13, 14 and 16 from A. Wright to D.F. Landale, 17 January-18 April 1946.

3. No. 16 from A. Wright to D.F. Landale, 16 June 1947.

4. No. 28 from A. Wright to R. Gordon, [20 September 1949].

The file also includes letter no. A-2 from A. Wright, Jardine Matheson, Chungking, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 25 May 1946, enclosing a balance sheet and accounts of Jardine Matheson, Chungking, as at 31 December 1945.


  • 19 Oct. 1945-20 Sep. 1949

Conditions Governing Access

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

Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers.

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Related Materials

J1/117/2 contains a complete set of the semi-official letters for 1945-1946. J1/117/5 contains a complete set of the letters for 1949.


Repository Details

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