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Correspondence re tea, 20 Feb. 1952-26 Aug. 1953

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/1/10/5/3

Scope and Contents

The ring-binder is labelled '1952/53 Exports Tea' and '3. Exports', and is divided into five sections:

1. General: correspondence (including telegrams and extracts of letters) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 26 March-18 November 1952, with related letters and papers, including a memorandum by F.A. Norton on tea in Eastern Europe, dated Hong Kong, 12 August 1952, and a 'Report by R. Shoppee on Visit to Casablanca and Algiers re Tea. 9th to 17th September 1952', dated London, 22 September 1952, with related letters from Shoppee.

2. Taipei: correspondence (including telegrams and extracts of letters) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Taipei, 19 March 1952-27 May 1953, with related papers, including a memorandum on the 'Formosa Tea 1953/4 Season' by C.B. Campbell, Tea Department, Jardine Matheson, Taipei, 31 January 1953, and a memorandum on 'Taipei Operations Season 1953' by F.A. Norton, Hong Kong, 30 March 1953.

3. Chabrières et Cie: correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; correspondence of Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with Chabrières et Cie, Marseilles; and two memoranda by F.A. Norton, Tea Department, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 10 December 1952-26 August 1953.

4. Tea Shipments: correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with three lists of undrawn shipments to Matheson & Co. Ltd for which no credits have been received, 17 April 1952-3 March 1953.

5. Reports: a memorandum on the tea trade in China by F.A. Norton, Hong Kong, 20 February 1952; 'Tea Report on Casablanca and Algiers Visited by Campbell 10th to 23rd May, 1953', dated London, 10 June 1953; a memorandum on C.B. Campbell's tea report by F.A. Norton, Hong Kong, 26 June 1953; and a little related correspondence, 20 February 1952-30 June 1953.

Dates

  • 20 Feb. 1952-26 Aug. 1953

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

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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