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Macau

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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A journal of the situations of His Majesty's Schooner Providence at noon during her late voyage on discoveries, 1797-06-26 - 1797-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 167-170
Scope and Contents As shown by the log, by Mr Arnold's timekeeper No. 45, and also by lunar observations.
Dates: 1797-06-26 - 1797-11-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A short account of a voyage from Port Jackson in New South Wales to Canton in China in 1803, 1803

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 235-251
Scope and Contents A narrative account by James Inman of a voyage on board the ship Rolla, commanded by John Cumming, in 1803. The account provides details of the situation of places encountered, and of ‘every circumstance’ of the voyage relevant to navigation. It includes detailed descriptions of many of the places visited and of encounters with indigenous peoples. It also describes the loss of HMS Porpoise and the merchantman Cato, and the role of the Rolla, the Cumberland (commanded by Captain Flinders), and...
Dates: 1803
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Account sales, 1810-1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A5
Scope and Contents Account sales of the main office of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and its predecessors at, successively, Canton, Macao and Hong Kong (1-36), and the offices at Shanghai (37-49) and Canton (50-51).
Dates: 1810-1886
Conditions Governing Access: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Accounts current, 1812-1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A4
Scope and Contents Accounts current kept by the main office of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and its predecessors at, successively, Canton, Macao and Hong Kong (1-64), and by the offices at Shanghai (65-100), Canton (101-106), Yokohama (107-108), and London (109-118). The majority of the volumes are comprised of general accounts, but there are also accounts devoted to specific individuals, bodies or locations, including the China coast, ships, steamers, companies and ports. The London volumes include accounts...
Dates: 1812-1902
Conditions Governing Access: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Astronomical observations for determining the latitude of the schooner and her longitude by Mr Arnold's Timekeeper No. 45, 1797-06-27 - 1797-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 154-161
Scope and Contents Made on board His Majesty's Schooner Providence in her late voyage on discoveries by William Chapman. The observations include references to many of the land masses passed or visited.
Dates: 1797-06-27 - 1797-11-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Astronomical observations for determining the latitude of the ship, and her longitude, 1794-10-11 - 1797-05-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 120-133
Scope and Contents Observations made on board HMS Providence for determining the latitude and longitude by Mr Earnshaw's three watches and by Mr Arnold's watch. The observations end with an account of the shipwreck [RGO 14/68: 133].
Dates: 1794-10-11 - 1797-05-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Astronomical observations made at different places on shore, 1794-10-04 - 1797-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 106-119
Scope and Contents Includes observations made at: Drake’s Island, Plymouth Sound; the island of Enchados in the harbour of Rio de Janeiro; Port Stephens, New South Wales; Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, New South Wales; Karakakoa Bay on the island of O’Whyee; the Spanish settlement of Monterrey on the coast of California; Volcano Bay, island of Insu; and near Rocky Head, Typa.
Dates: 1794-10-04 - 1797-04-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Astronomical observations made between the Typa and the reefs of rocks on which HMS Providence was lost, 1797-05-04 - 1797-05-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 166v-168v
Scope and Contents The observations end on 15 May and are followed by an account of the loss of the ship on 16 May, which was copied from the ship’s log book [RGO 14/67: 168r-168v].
Dates: 1797-05-04 - 1797-05-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Astronomical observations made between Volcano Bay, Island of Matsma, and Macao Road China, 1796-09-28 - 1796-12-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 150v-160v
Scope and Contents Observations on board the ship at sea, with additional observations made at anchor in Macao Roads, and observations of the lunar eclipse taken while at anchor in the Typa [RGO 14/67: 160v].
Dates: 1796-09-28 - 1796-12-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Astronomical observations made in the Typa, 1797-01-30 - 1797-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 161r-166r
Scope and Contents These include observations made on shore in a small cove to the eastward of Rocky Head, Typa, and observations made while at anchor. The observations begin with a note in which Crosley mentions that Captain Broughton had purchased a timekeeper by Mr Arnold.
Dates: 1797-01-30 - 1797-04-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Cash books, 1819-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A3
Scope and Contents The largest part of the series consists of cash books produced by the main office of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and its predecessors at, successively, Canton, Macao and Hong Kong (1-72). The remaining cash books are comprised of series dedicated to the company's offices at Shanghai (73-103) and Canton (104-105), and a rough book for the main office at Hong Kong (106). Some of the Shanghai volumes contain press copies of cash book entries.
Dates: 1819-1905
Conditions Governing Access: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Determination of latitude and longitude of places seen during the voyage, 1795-03 - 1796-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 169v-175r
Scope and Contents Places mentioned (in order of occurrence) are: Sancta Cruz Bay in the island of Tenerife; the island of St Anthony; the island of Trinidada [Trindade, Brazil]; Cape Frio on the coast of Brazil; Sugar Loaf Rock at the entrance to the harbour of Rio de Janeiro; Goff’s Island; Swilly Island off the south cape of Van Diemen’s land [Tasmania]; a small cove near Rocky Head, Typa, near Macao [Macau]; Wymoa Bay, Island of Atooi [Waimea Bay, Kauai]; Bird Island; the entrance of Port [Namou] in the...
Dates: 1795-03 - 1796-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Diary, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 1/2
Scope and Contents Written from HMS Goliath, including China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan and South Korea.
Dates: 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Certain files containing sensitive personal information about living people have been closed for 80 years. All closures are noted in the catalogue.
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Invoices, 1810-1852

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A6
Scope and Contents Invoice books of the main office of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and its predecessors at, successively, Canton, Macao and Hong Kong (1-28), and of the offices at Shanghai (29-42) and Canton (44-50). The Shanghai volumes contain invoices for a variety of goods shipped from Foochow (Fuzhou), Hankow (Wuhan), Swatow (Shantou) and other ports in China, as well as Yokohama and Shanghai. There is also a set of inward invoices for services rendered to the company (51-59), relating principally to Canton,...
Dates: 1810-1852
Conditions Governing Access: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Journals, 1811-1900

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A2
Scope and Contents Journals containing running accounts of expenses, with some additional related documents. There are journals (1-59) and rough journals (90-175) of Jardine, Matheson & Co. and related, earlier partnerships at Canton, Macao and Hong Kong, and journals of the company's offices in Shanghai (60-80), Yokohama (81-87), Canton (88), and Manila (89).
Dates: 1811-1900
Conditions Governing Access: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Letters from Canton and Macao, May 1880-June 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B16
Scope and Contents Letters from Herbert Dent & Co., Canton and Macao, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. Some letters are signed by Charles Lafrentz or Fred Ongley Seaton.
Dates: May 1880-June 1890
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The originals of B1-11 are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room using the microfilm reference numbers listed in this catalogue, which are also found in the Outline Catalogue.
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Letters from Macao, Jan. 1885-Apr. 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B21
Scope and Contents Letters from Margesson & Co, Macao, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong. Four letters are signed by L. Antonio J. Pereira. There is also one letter from Mortimer E. Murray to J. Bell-Irving, 2 April 1887.
Dates: Jan. 1885-Apr. 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The originals of B1-11 are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room using the microfilm reference numbers listed in this catalogue, which are also found in the Outline Catalogue.
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Letters re Canton Insurance Office, 1835-1894

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C36
Scope and Contents Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Canton, Toon Koo, Macao and Hong Kong (1-18), and press copies of letters to local correspondents in China and Hong Kong (19-30), and to places on the China coast (31-36). C36/1-12, C36/14-18, C36/21-29, C36/35 and C36/36 include indexes of recipients.
Dates: 1835-1894
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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. 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.
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Letters to Europe, 1810-1898 (with one photocopy made in c. 1983)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C11
Scope and Contents Fair copies of letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (C11/4-60) and its precursors (C11/1-3), Canton, Macao and Hong Kong, to places in Europe, including some to the United States, Australia and other locations. C11/4 also includes some letters from Europe. C11/1-3 and C11/6-60 includes indexes of recipients.
Dates: 1810-1898 (with one photocopy made in c. 1983)
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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. 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.
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Letters to India, 1800-1883 (with some photocopies made in c. 1983)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C10
Scope and Contents Fair copies of letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (J10/15-67) and its precursors (J10/1-14), Canton, Macao and Hong Kong, to correspondents in India, as well as some in the East Indies, Australia and other locations. Most of the letters are unsigned. Prior to 1832 the letters are from the companies that preceded Jardine, Matheson & Co., notably Charles, Magniac & Co. and Magniac & Co. C10/2-63 and C10/65-67 include indexes of recipients.
Dates: 1800-1883 (with some photocopies made in c. 1983)
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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. 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.
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Letters to local correspondents, 1842-1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C14
Scope and Contents Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Macao and Hong Kong, to local correspondents, mainly in Canton, Macao, Kumsingmun, Hong Kong and elsewhere on the China coast. C14/1-3 and C14/5-14 include indexes of recipients.
Dates: 1842-1882
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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. 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.
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Letters to the China coast, 1839-1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C13
Scope and Contents Fair copies of letters from Jardine Matheson, Macao and Hong Kong, to Jardine, Matheson and Co.'s agents or receiving ships on the China coast. The later letters are addressed to the firm's branches, including those at Shanghai and Yokohama. C13/1-10 and C13/14-31 include indexes of recipients.
Dates: 1839-1883
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 https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. 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.
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Miscellaneous bound accounts and papers, 1802-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7
Scope and Contents A wide range of accounts and other papers relating to Jardine, Matheson and Co., companies it owned or managed, and extraneous institutions.Much of the series is concerned with maritime trading, relating primarily to the consignment of goods, notably opium, and the range of expenses incurred by their transportation. Many of the volumes are undifferentiated by creator. However, there are some records relating to particular companies and traders. These include Robert Taylor (1-6), who...
Dates: 1802-1941
Conditions Governing Access: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Observational log, 1779-12-10 - 1780-09-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/61/4: 6r-9r
Scope and Contents Daily log of observations from December 1779 to September 1780, showing barometer and thermometer readings (in the morning, at noon, and in the evening), the latitude and longitude, magnetic variation and dip [of the needle], the wind direction and remarks on the weather. The entries also include occasional mention of the location of the two ships on their return journey (travelling via Macau, Pulo Condore [Côn Đảo], Krakatau, and the Cape of Good Hope).
Dates: 1779-12-10 - 1780-09-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Observations by James Inman, 1802-09-13 - 1804-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 177-208
Scope and Contents A set of observations and related tables made by Inman on a voyage from England to New Holland [RGO 14/68: 177]; at Garden Island, Port Jackson and Farm Cove, near Sydney, New South Wales [RGO 14/68: 178r-192v]; on a voyage of the ship Rolla from Port Jackson to Macau Roads in China, 22 September - 5 December 1803 [RGO 14/68: 193r-198v]; and on Inman’s return voyage from China to England on board the Warley East Indiaman in 1804 (with a meteorological journal for that voyage) [RGO 14/68:...
Dates: 1802-09-13 - 1804-08-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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