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Property correspondence between Hong Kong and Taipei, 1950-1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/33

Scope and Contents

Property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Taipei, with enclosed letters and papers:

1. Original letters nos P.1-9 from B.E. Bolton, Taipei, to J.H. Keswick and D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, 27 February-4 December 1951.

2. Copies of letters nos P.1-9 from J.H. Keswick and D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, to B.E. Bolton, Taipei, 3 March-6 December 1951.

3. Original letters nos P.1-7 from B.E. Bolton, Taipei, to D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, 15 February-17 May 1950.

4. Copies of letters nos P.1-7 from D.F. Landale and E.F. Watts, Hong Kong, to B.E. Bolton, Taipei, 27 January-13 May 1950.

The subjects covered include earthquakes; Hong Building and Residence; Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd residence; Kaohsiung Office lease; registration; Shell House, Tamsui; staff accommodation; Taiwan properties; Tamsui building land; and the Toyen Road Land and Factory.


  • Creation: 1950-1951


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 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Repository Details

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