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Property correspondence between Hong Kong and Shanghai and outports, 1948-1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/29

Scope and Contents

Property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Jardine Matheson, Canton, Chungking, Foochow, Swatow and Tsingtao, with enclosed letters and papers:

TSINGTAO

A copy of letter no. P.1 from J.H. Keswick, Shanghai, to W.S. Ho and T.C. Wong, Tsingtao, 2 July 1949, regarding the Weihaiwei island bungalow.

CANTON

1. Copies of letters nos P.1-13 from R. Gordon and (mainly) D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, to A.R. Ross, C.F. Stockar and A. Wright, Canton, 5 January-6 December 1949.

2. Original letters nos P.1-11 from A.R. Ross and A. Wright, Canton, to R. Gordon and (mainly) D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, 4 January-4 June 1949.

3. Copies of letters nos P.1-24 from R. Gordon and (mainly) D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, to A. Wright, Canton, 14 January-16 December 1948.

4. Original letters nos P.1-32 from A. Wright, Canton, to D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, 6 January-31 December 1948.

The subjects covered include the agent's house, Shameen, including office space; Cheung Fat Lung's tender for work at the agent's house; claim for Shameen riot damage; 43 Fook Hing Road, East Side, including the Texas Oil Co.; 'H' Godown'; Tai Cheung Hao; and Woo Ping Shick.

CHUNGKING

1. Original letters nos P.1-5 from W.J. Wu, Chungking, to R. Gordon, Hong Kong, 24 September-18 November 1949.

2. Copies of letters nos P.1-4 from R. Gordon, Hong Kong, to W.J. Wu, Chungking, 10 September-8 November 1949.

3. Copies of letters nos P.1-11 from W.J. Wu, Chungking, to J.H. Keswick, Shanghai, 6 January-20 May 1949.

4. Copies of letters nos P.1-6, 12 July-31 December 1948, and P.1-6, 21 February-24 May 1949, from J.H. Keswick and F.A. Pollock, Shanghai, to W.J. Wu, Chungking.

The subjects covered include Chungking properties; fire insurance; No. 36, Hsing Yee Kai Godown; No. 2, Little River Godown; and property at Ren Tou Shan.

FOOCHOW

1. Original letters nos P.1-2 from S.R. Hawke, Foochow, to D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, 20 and 26 November 1948, and P.3, from S.R. Hawke to R. Gordon, Hong Kong, 25 July 1949.

2. Copies of letters nos P.1-4 from D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, to S.R. Hawke, Foochow, 23 November-30 December 1948.

3. Copies of letters nos P.12-21, 5 March-30 November 1948, and P.1-2, 15 January-21 February 1949, from J.H. Keswick (mainly) and F.A. Pollock, Shanghai, to S.R. Hawke, Foochow.

4. Copies of letters nos P.1-11, 24 February-19 November 1948, and P.1-4, 6 January-29 October 1949, from S.R. Hawke, Foochow, to J.H. Keswick (mainly) and F.A. Pollock, Shanghai.

The subjects covered include The Bungalow; The Compound (Lots 169, 170 and 172); Godown 'C'; Godown 'E'; godowns; Lee Lee Boat Yard; G.D. Raeburn (staff); Sam Yu Saw Mill; steam launch; and title deeds.

SWATOW

1. Original letters nos P.15-21 from M.J. Henderson, Swatow, to R. Gordon and D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, 4 March-29 December 1949.

2. Copies of letters nos P.1-9 from R. Gordon and D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, to M.J. Henderson, Swatow, 18 February-30 June 1949.

3. Original letters nos P.7-14 from M.J. Henderson, Swatow, to D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, 19 April-9 November 1948.

4. Copies of letters nos P.1-25 from R. Gordon and (mainly) D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, to M.J. Henderson, Swatow, 8 March-4 November 1948.

The subjects covered include B.A.T.; Godown No. 25; Godown No. 52; godowns; registration of property; remaining portion of Lot S. 140; and title deeds.

Dates

  • Creation: 1948-1949

Creator

Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 29 September 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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