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Correspondence re Japan silk, 21 Feb. 1947-11 Nov. 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/1/20/3/8

Scope and Contents

The ring-binder is labelled '6b. Outports: Japan Silk', and is divided into two sections:

1. General: correspondence (including telegrams and extracts of letters) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with related letters and papers, including letters from Durant, Bevan & Co. Ltd, Macclesfield, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 21 February-11 November 1947.

2. Canton Waste Silk - Ping Shick Co.: three letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, 4-26 September 1947, and a memorandum from the China Produce Department, Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, to M.H. Lo, 6 September 1947.


  • Creation: 21 Feb. 1947-11 Nov. 1947


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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

Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

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