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Correspondence re Shanghai, 27 Jan. 1956-25 Dec. 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/1/20/8/4

Scope and Contents

The ring-binder is labelled '1956/1957 Semi-official Shanghai' and numbered 4. It is divided into two sections:

1. Foochow Fertilizer Case: correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and T.W. Pan, the company's representative in Shanghai, 27 January 1956-2 July 1957, regarding a case brought by Wang Shih Chang against Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd for a share of the profits from the sale of fertiliser by a joint agency of Wang and a representative of the firm's Foochow office in 1949. Pan's letter of 24 February 1956 encloses a copy of the judgement of the No. 1 Medium Grade People's Court in favour of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Wang's appeal against this judgement and the firm's reply to the appeal.

2. Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd Liaison Office - Shanghai: correspondence (including some extracts of letters) between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Y.C. Liu, Liaison Representative of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Peking and (mainly) Shanghai, with some related letters and papers, including correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and F.F. Garner and A.J.S. Pullan, British Consulate General, Shanghai, 28 April 1956-25 December 1957.


  • Creation: 27 Jan. 1956-25 Dec. 1957


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

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1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

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