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Property letters from Shanghai to Newchwang, 10 Mar. 1930-21 July 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/16

Scope and Contents

Property letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to W.G. Adams, Jardine Matheson, Newchwang: nos P.2 and 4 from R.M. Austin, 10 March 1930 and 21 July 1930, and no. P.3 from G.W. Sheppard, 25 March 1930. There are also copies of one unsigned letter from Jardine Matheson, Newchwang, to J.C. Taylor, Jardine Matheson, Tientsin, 20 June 1930; two letters from J.C. Taylor, Tientsin, to W.G. Adams, 19 and 28 June 1930; and one unsigned letter from Jardine Matheson, Tientsin, to W.G. Adams, 20 June 1930. The letters discuss the lease of the wharf frontages, pontoons, etc., to F.D. Farmer & Co. and the sale of Jardine, Matheson & Co.'s property. The ring-binder is labelled 'Ports. Newchwang. Property'.


  • Creation: 10 Mar. 1930-21 July 1930


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, October 2010.

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