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Correspondence re Calcutta, 9 Jan. 1956-12 Dec. 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J11/1/20/8/5

Scope and Contents

The ring-binder is labelled '1956/1957 Semi-official Calcutta : General' and numbered 5. It is divided into two sections:

1. From Calcutta: letters from Jardine Henderson Ltd, Calcutta, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with some related letters and papers, 20 January 1956-11 November 1957.

2. To Calcutta: letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Jardine Henderson Ltd, Calcutta, 9 January 1956-12 December 1957.

The subjects covered in the correspondence include Indian investments, Indian taxation, staff, Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd's Saigon Agency and the Triton Insurance Co. Ltd.


  • Creation: 9 Jan. 1956-12 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

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.


1 file(s) (1 ring-binder)

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