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Correspondence on Japan, 1906-1913

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/K42

Scope and Contents

Manuscript and typescript originals, copies and extracts of letters from Great Britain, Hong Kong and Yokohama regarding various aspects of business in Japan. The correspondents include F.H. Bugbird; C.W. Dickson; W.J. Gresson; H.V. Henson; Henry Keswick; William Keswick; and Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co. Ltd. Much of the correspondence concerns mining, including the Ogurazawa Mines. Other subjects include coal, silk and tea, and the firm Armstrong & Vickers. There is also an undated memorandum on market conditions for tea.


  • Creation: 1906-1913


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