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Correspondence re tea policy, 30 Dec. 1949-22 Aug. 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/1/10/4/7

Scope and Contents

The ring-binder is labelled '1950/51 Tea (3) Tea Policy' and '7. Exports', and is divided into two sections:

1. General: correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo, 4 January-15 May 1950, with a tea memorandum by the Tea Department, Hong Kong, on direct business with North Africa.

2. Tea Policy: correspondence (including extracts of letters) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with related papers, including memoranda, 30 December 1949-22 August 1951.


  • Creation: 30 Dec. 1949-22 Aug. 1951


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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

Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers.

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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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