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Property letters from Shanghai to Tientsin, 29 Apr. 1929-10 Nov. 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/18

Scope and Contents

Property letters nos P.86-192, 194-216, 218-226 and 228-234 from R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, F.A. Pollock and G.W. Sheppard, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to H. Flint, D.L. Newbigging, A.E. Smith and J.C. Taylor, Jardine Matheson, Tientsin, with enclosed letters and papers, including a report on a round trip to Tientsin by N.L. Railton, dated 21 June 1941.

There is no index, but the file includes the following subjects (among others):

A: Agent's house.

B: British Concession Lots No. 3, 15 and 17; Bund Frontage leases.

C: Crown Leases.

D: Deutsche-Asiatische Bank property.

I: Indo-China rentals - Lot No. 11.

N: Newchwang property.

P: Peiping property; Peking property.

T: Tientsin godowns; Tongku bungalow; Tongku Lot No. 5; Tongku railway siding.

The ring-binder is labelled 'Ports. To Tientsin. Property'.


  • Creation: 29 Apr. 1929-10 Nov. 1941


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

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