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Property letters from Kobe and Yokohama to Hong Kong, 15 Feb. 1929-6 Sep. 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/12

Scope and Contents

Property letters nos P.18-35 from R.G. Bell and H.F. Scudamore, Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, to B.D.F. Beith and J.J. Paterson, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 15 February 1929-15 September 1933, and P.147 from Jardine Matheson, Kobe, to J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong, 6 September 1938, enclosing the Kobe Agency's Monthly Business Report for August. There is no index, but the file includes the following subjects (among others): Agent's house; Kobe property; No. 83 Kyo-machi, Kobe; Lots Nos 21, 22 and 23, Yokohama; and Nagasaki property. The ring-binder is labelled 'Ports. From Japan to Hongkong. Property'.


  • Creation: 15 Feb. 1929-6 Sep. 1938


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

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1 folder(s) (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, October 2010.

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