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Semi-official letters from Korea to Tokyo, 22 Sep. 1954-29 Dec. 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/210

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from F. Jolly, Jardine Matheson, Korea (Seoul), to E.F. Watts, Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, comprised of two unnumbered letters, 22 September 1954 and 3 October 1954, and nos 3-15, 2 November-29 December 1954, with enclosed letters and papers. The focus of the correspondence is trade in Korea, including with regard to cotton and rayon yarn and overcoating material. There are references to Heydemanns, Lendrums and Lustre Fibres with regard to the trade in commodities. The other subjects include the sale of £2,000,000 U.S. Forces funds by public auction. The ring-binder is labelled 'File I'.


  • 22 Sep. 1954-29 Dec. 1954

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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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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 5 June 2015.


Repository Details

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