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Letters from the Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd, 1897-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K32

Scope and Contents

Manuscript letters from employees of the Hong Kong & China Gas Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, to Jardine Matheson & Co., with related documents. Most of the letters are from W.S. Bamsey (Resident Engineer), Frank Collins (Local Secretary), and George Weller to Jardine Matheson & Co., the company's local agents; David Landale; or H.W. Bell. There is also related correspondence, including press copies of letters from Collins to the Secretary of the Hong Kong China Gas Co. Ltd, London, and other items, such as contract notes and memoranda from Hughes & Hough, Hong Kong, to Jardine, Matheson & Co.


  • 1897-1898

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

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 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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