Letters from Great Britain, 1837-1882 (mostly 1837-1860)
Scope and Contents
Manuscript letters nos 1-87 from members of Jardine, Matheson & Co. in Great Britain to colleagues in China, with a few additional letters, including typescripts. Some letters have their original envelopes, and a few have wrappers describing their contents.
- 1837-1882 (mostly 1837-1860)
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.
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6 envelope(s) (6 envelopes)
Language of Materials
- From the Fonds: Jardine, Matheson and Co. Ltd (Organization)
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