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Correspondence re tea, 20 Feb. 1950-13 Dec. 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/1/10/4/6

Scope and Contents

The ring-binder is labelled '1950/51 Tea (2)' and '6. Exports', and is divided into four sections:

1. Green Tea to North Africa (Casablanca): correspondence (including telegrams) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, Jardine Matheson, Taipei, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with related letters and papers, 20 February 1950-13 December 1951.

2. Yung Kuang Tea Co. (A.S. Kiong): correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Taipei, with related papers, including summaries and extracts of telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Taipei, 2 November 1950-9 April 1951.

3. Shin Shing & Co. Contract: correspondence (including telegrams) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Taipei, with summaries and extracts of telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Taipei, 13 December 1950-28 February 1951.

4. Reports: correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Taipei, 2 October 1950-12 November 1951, with related papers, including the Tea Department report for the 1950 tea season and reports on visits to North Africa, Taipei and Taiwan; the tea market; and 'Neutral' Formosa black tea, Robert Anderson & Co. and the Ying Kong Co.

Dates

  • 20 Feb. 1950-13 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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf.

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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.

Extent

1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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