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Semi-official letters from Shanghai to Swatow, 27 Jan. 1951-1 Aug. 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/234

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Swatow: nos 1-5, from R. Gordon and H.H. Lennox to M.J. Henderson, 27 January-21 September 1951, and 6, from R. Gordon to Yew Ah Kow, 1 August 1952. There are also three other letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Swatow, 18 and 22 July 1952 and 2 August 1952, and a memorandum from D.K. Wei, Shanghai, to the Private Office regarding Chinese chops for the Swatow Branch, 24 January 1951. The folder is labelled 'File I'.


  • Creation: 27 Jan. 1951-1 Aug. 1952


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

J1/132/6 and J1/132/8 contain copies of letters nos 1, 2 and 6.

Repository Details

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