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Private letters to William Keswick, 6 Aug. 1886-21 Dec. 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J5/7

Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from J.J. Keswick, 6 August 1886-10 September 1887, and John Macgregor, 17 September 1887-21 December 1888, Shanghai, to William Keswick, London. There is also a copy of a telegram from J.J. Keswick to William Keswick, 29 April 1887. The volume is labelled on the front cover '6. Aug: 1886 to 21. Dec: 1888. Private Letters to Wm Keswick London'.


  • Creation: 6 Aug. 1886-21 Dec. 1888


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From the Fonds:

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but some pages are torn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 21 March 2018.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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