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Correspondence re Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, 7 July 1950-7 Feb. 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J12/7

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co Ltd and other shipping issues, comprised of correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, Jardine Matheson, Tientsin, Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London; correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and the China Ocean Shipping Agency, Shanghai; and many other letters, including correspondence between Butterfield & Swire, Tientsin, and R.B. Miss, Manager, A.P. Pattison & Co., Tientsin. There are also many related papers, including extracts of telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and a handing-over memorandum prepared for H.H. Lennox by W.G. Johns, Shipping Manager, Shanghai, regarding the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, dated Shanghai, 8 May 1951, 21 pages. Some documents are in Chinese. The folder is labelled 'Indo-China' and 'Shipping General' and is numbered 405.


  • 7 July 1950-7 Feb. 1955

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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 folder(s) (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 14 December 2012.


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