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Biographical notes on Halleaths Papers, Mar. 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/23

Scope and Contents

Biographical notes in pencil by James Steuart featuring (among others) William Jardine of Lawrick, William Jardine of Dryfeholm, Andrew Jardine of Lawrick, events in China of 1832-1844, David Jardine of China, Joseph Jardine of China and Castlemilk, Sir Robert Jardine, David Jardine of Balgray and Calcutta, John Skinner, Robert Jardine of Chipknowe, Frank Jardine of Chipknowe, Andrew Johnstone of Halleaths, William Turner and Alex Turner & Co. of Calcutta, James Johnstone, David Johnstone, John Johnstone of Halleaths, George Armstrong of Singapore and William Stewart of Gillenbie. The notes are in an exercise book described on the first page as 'Notes from the letters & papers of Andrew Johnstone of Halleaths'.


  • Mar. 1930

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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 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

The notes were removed from a file of papers relating to the history of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd during the period before 1830, which has not been included in the Archive.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 20 September 2016.


The volume was removed from Box Q0454, which formed part of an accession of 20 September 2016.


Repository Details

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