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Semi-official letters from Tokyo to Korea, 14 Oct. 1949-26 June 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/254

Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official letters from Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, to Jardine Matheson, Korea (Seoul):

1. Nos 5-14 from M.L. Railton to W.K. Corneck, 14 October-16 December 1949.

2. Nos 1-36 from F.A. Pollock and M.L. Railton to W.K. Corneck and D.A.S. Gordon, 4 January-26 June 1950. No. 34 encloses a copy of a cutting from the 'Nippon Times', 9 June 1950, regarding the Japan Korea Trade Agreement.


  • Creation: 14 Oct. 1949-26 June 1950


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 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Related Materials

J1/137 and J1/159 contains copies of many of the letters, as well as some letters not found in this file.

Repository Details

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