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Memorandum re Compagnie Française d'Exportation et d'Importation, circa 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/18

Scope and Contents

A copy of a memorandum (in French) issued by the Société Générale pour Favoriser le Développement du Commerce et de l'Industrie en France concerning a public subscription, apparently for shares in the Compagnie Française d'Exportation et d'Importation, c. 1867, 1 bifolio, including a note (in English) from Alexander von Siebold to Parkes, c. 1867. There are also two folios of undated notes in Parkes' hand, partly concerning Siebold, and an envelope addressed by Siebold to Parkes in Japan, care of Francis Alston in London.


  • Creation: circa 1867


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.


2 folio(s) (2 folios)

1 item(s) (1 bifolio)

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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