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Correspondence re Hong Kong tea, 17 May 1950-28 Dec. 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/1/10/4/5

Scope and Contents

The ring-binder is labelled '1950/51 Tea (1) Hong Kong' and '5. Exports', and is divided into three sections:

1. General: correspondence (including telegrams and extracts of letters) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Taipei, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London (mostly between Hong Kong and London), 15 December 1950-18 December 1951.

2. Monthly Financial Position: monthly and other financial statements of the Tea Department, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 17 May 1950-1 May 1951.

3. Tea Position: statements of the Tea Department's position as at 20 October 1950-28 December 1951, with some related correspondence.


  • 17 May 1950-28 Dec. 1951

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 14 December 2012.


Repository Details

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