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Correspondence on shipping, 1894-1953 (mostly 1894-1896 and 1908-1911)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K31

Scope and Contents

Typescript and manuscript correspondence (including copies) and related documents regarding shipping, 1894-1939, including many items concerning the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. The correspondents include C.E. Anton; J.J. Bell-Irving; Butterfield & Swire; A. Cheyne; C.W. Dickson; W.J. Gresson; H.V. Henson; Jardine Matheson, Shanghai; John Johnstone; William Keswick; David Landale; C.H. Ross; Spicer & Pegler; and J.S. Swire. There is also a letter from J.J. Paterson, Calcutta, to B.D.F. Beith, London, 8 October 1953, regarding family connections of Jardine, Matheson & Co.


  • Creation: 1894-1953 (mostly 1894-1896 and 1908-1911)


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.


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