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Correspondence on Sir Robert Jardine's property, 1905-1907

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K39

Scope and Contents

Manuscript and typescript letters and one telegram to William Keswick, London, regarding Sir Robert Jardine's property and other matters. Most of the letters are from Sir Robert's Edinburgh solicitor, James Steuart, but there are also a few letters from Messrs J.C. & A. Steuart and Geo. G.B. Steuart. The subject matter includes the duty paid on Sir Robert's estate, his executry, Jardine's Wharf in Singapore, and articles of association of Jardine, Matheson & Co. The envelope is labelled 'Reference to Duty paid on Sir Robert Jardine's Estate'.


  • 1905-1907

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

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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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