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Jardine, Matheson & Co., Ltd. Five Years in Japan (1923-1927), 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/39

Scope and Contents

A typescript memoir by A.E. Smith of his period as the Agent of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd at Kobe, 30 October 1949, 33 pages, and a page of notes on other personnel, with a covering letter from Smith, London, to B.D.F. Beith, 13 November 1949.


  • 1949

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1 folder(s) (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 19 April 2018.


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