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Papers of colonial governments, 1830-1925

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L1

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous manuscript and printed papers of or concerning colonial governments and their officers and agencies, mainly regarding trade and commercial matters. Most of the series is comprised of circulars, notices, decrees and regulations, and relates to British colonial authorities.


  • Creation: 1830-1925


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were drawn from previously uncatalogued material in the archive and items removed from Series F.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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