Miscellaneous correspondence, 1905-1911
Scope and Contents
Miscellaneous correspondence (including press copies) of Jardine, Matheson & Co. sent from Hong Kong, London, New York, Shanghai, Scotland, Yokohama and elsewhere. The correspondents include Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, New York and Shanghai; C.E. Anton; Carlo Beer; F.H. Bugbird; Chabrières, Morel et Cie; C.W. Dickson; F.B. Eastwood; Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock Company Ltd; Sir R.W.B. Jardine; John Johnstone; Henry Keswick; William Keswick; Matheson & Co. Ltd; G.L. Montgomery; C.H. Ross; James Steuart; A.D. Walker; and Wigan, Champernowne & Prescott. There are also related documents, including accounts sales for tea and silk, memoranda, and copies of cables exchanged between London and Shanghai. The envelope is labelled 'Letters - Henry Keswick William Keswick /Anton. 1908-1911 Approx To/From Shanghai - HKG - London'.
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.
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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)
Language of Materials
- Chabrières et Cie
- Dickson, Charles Wedderburn, 1863-1934 (merchant)
- Jardine, Sir Robert William Buchanan, 1868-1927 (2nd Baronet)
- Johnstone, John, 1881-1935 (businessman)
- Keswick, Henry, 1870-1928 (businessman)
- Keswick, William, 1834-1912 (merchant)
- Matheson and Co Ltd
- Ross, Charles Henderson, 1864-1919 (businessman)