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Tea

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 148 Collections and/or Records:

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Prices current and market reports re tea, Jan. 1871-Dec. 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/G38/1
Scope and Contents Bound and disbound prices current and market reports from London and Manchester, mostly regarding tea. Some of the documents are addressed to Augustine Heard & Co., Hong Kong. The items include issues of 'Tyers, Thompson & Bullock's Tea Market Report'; 'James Goddard, Junr & Co.'s Price Current'; 'Layton & Co.'s Tea Circular'; 'Lloyd & Cheshire's Tea Circular'; 'Percival & Co.'s Monthly Tea Circular'; 'Ewart, Maccaughey & Co.'s Tea Circular'; 'Edwards &...
Dates: Jan. 1871-Dec. 1872
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: A few items in this series are unavailable due to their poor condition.
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Prices current and market reports re tea, Jan. 1874-Dec. 1874

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/G38/2
Scope and Contents Bound and loose prices current and market reports from London regarding tea, some addressed to Augustine Heard & Co., Hong Kong. The documents include issues of 'R. H. Chambers' Tea Report'; 'E. I. & H. Marsh's Fortnightly Price Current'; 'Tyers, Thompson & Bullocks Tea Market Report'; 'D. D. Lewin's Tea Market Report'; 'Edwards & Harris' Tea Market Report'; 'Richard Gibbs & Co.'s Circular'; 'Ewart, Maccaughey & Co.'s Bi-monthly Tea Circular'; 'James Goddard, Junr...
Dates: Jan. 1874-Dec. 1874
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: A few items in this series are unavailable due to their poor condition.
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Prices current and market reports re tea, Jan. 1869-Dec. 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/G40/1
Scope and Contents Bound and disbound prices current and market reports from London regarding tea, including issues of 'Ewart, Maccaughey & Co.'s Tea Circular'; 'Charles Hope & Son's Tea Circular'; 'Ripley, Brothers & Andrews' Circular'; 'Hulbert & Co.'s Monthly Tea Circular'; 'Tyers, Thompson & Co.'s Tea Market Report'; 'W. R. Matson's China Tea Circular'; 'Percival & Co.'s Bi-monthly Tea Circular'; 'James Goddard, Junr & Co.'s Tea Circular and Price Current'; 'James Innes'...
Dates: Jan. 1869-Dec. 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: A few items in this series are unavailable due to their poor condition.
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Prices current and market reports: Shanghai and Hankow, Jan. 1887-Dec. 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/G77/2
Scope and Contents

Bound and disbound prices current, market reports and circulars from Shanghai and Hankow, including issues of the 'Shanghai Price Current and Market Report'; 'Shanghai Stocks of Malwa and Bengal Opium'; and 'Hankow Tea Statistics'. There are also particulars of tea settlements in Hankow, and reports of silk buyers and settlements.

Dates: Jan. 1887-Dec. 1888
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: A few items in this series are unavailable due to their poor condition.
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Prices current and other papers, Jan. 1823-Nov. 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/G39
Scope and Contents Prices current, market reports, memoranda, letters, quotations and statements of exports from London, Manchester, Liverpool, Rotterdam and elsewhere, mainly regarding tea. Some of the documents are addressed to Jardine, Matheson & Co. and Augustine Heard & Co. at Canton and Hong Kong. The items include issues of 'Forbes, Forbes & Co.'s Circular'; 'Du Fay & Co.'s Trade Report'; 'Ripley, Brown & Co.'s Circular'; 'Carlisle, Capel & Co.'s Tea Circular'; 'Hubert, Layton...
Dates: Jan. 1823-Nov. 1881
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: A few items in this series are unavailable due to their poor condition.
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Prices current, etc.: New York, 1843-1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/G2
Scope and Contents

Prices current, market reports, statements of stock, and related correspondence, mostly regarding tea and silk. Some documents are addressed to Augustine Heard & Co. The items are in English and French, and include issues of the 'Shipping and Commercial List', vols 29-34, and 'New York Commercial Circular and General Advertiser', as well as printed reports of Rowland Johnson; Oldendorf, Case & Co.; James & John R. Montgomery; Cornwall & Zerega; and others.

Dates: 1843-1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: A few items in this series are unavailable due to their poor condition.
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Prices current: New York, Jan. 1868-June 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/G1/1
Scope and Contents

Prices current and related documents, including letters on markets and prices sent by Cary & Co. to Augustine Heard & Co. in Foochow; issues of 'The New-York Price Current', vols 54-55; printed statements regarding sales and stocks of tea produced by James & John R. Montgomery, Seaman & Thompson, and others; and printed and manuscript bulletins regarding prices current for tea and silk.

Dates: Jan. 1868-June 1872
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: A few items in this series are unavailable due to their poor condition.
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Private and personal correspondence re tea, 1 June 1939-6 March 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/3/12/12
Scope and Contents Copies of correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. The correspondents include B.D.F. Beith, London, J.H. Keswick, Shanghai, W.J. Keswick, Shanghai, D.F. Landale, Hong Kong, and J.J. Paterson, London. There are also some related letters and papers, including semi-monthly reports of unsold tea by Balfour, Guthrie & Co. Ltd, 15 June 1939 and 30 June 1939, with covering letters. The subjects covered in the file...
Dates: 1 June 1939-6 March 1940
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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Receipt from Ching-chien, 1800-1850

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/H1/108
Scope and Contents

A receipt from Ching-chien (jingjian) to Man-i or Wan-i (Wanyi) (Magniac) for tea. The year is not given.

Dates: 1800-1850
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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Receipt from Jen-wo, 1838

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/H1/33
Scope and Contents

A receipt (in Chinese) from Jen-wo (Renhe) to Mr Jardine for tea and its deposit, 9 May 1838, with a Chinese envelope which includes an English note about a settled chop.

Dates: 1838
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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Receipts for 'gifts and tea', 1800-1850

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/H1/102
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Chops, receipts and other commercial papers of the Hongs (Chinese merchant houses) and Hong merchants, many including stamps. The documents are in Chinese, but some include English notes describing the contents. The word 'chop' has been used in the documents in the sense of the Chinese word 'chah' (pronounced 'chap' or chop), meaning a contract, diploma or similar document, rather than the more standard meaning of a seal, stamp or brand, which was the use employed in the Pigeon English of...
Dates: 1800-1850
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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Share certificates of Bengal United Tea Co. Ltd, 1924-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I32
Scope and Contents

Preference share certificates of the Bengal United Tea Co. Ltd, stamped as cancelled, held by individuals and companies, including the London General Investment Trust Ltd, McLeod, Russel & Co. Ltd and Mathesons Nominees Ltd. Some of the certificates include annotations, including notes of the death of shareholders. The first envelope contains a covering note, which reads 'Bengal United Tea Co., Ltd., Preference Share Certificates Cancelled. Capital Repayment of £1. November 1962'.

Dates: 1924-1962
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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Share certificates of Cachar & Dooars Tea Co. Ltd, 1928-1966

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I34
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One hundred and fifty five preference share certificates of the Cachar & Dooars Tea Co. Ltd (Matheson & Co. Ltd, Secretaries). The shareholders include (holders of several certificates) Martha Isabel Brown, Percy Edward Cripps, Mabel Rose Rainey, Nora Rosina Jane Regazzoni, Barclays Bank, Commercial Bank of Scotland, Greene Nominees Ltd, London General Investment Trust Ltd, Mathesons Nominees Ltd and Tea Preference Shareholders Trust Ltd.

Dates: 1928-1966
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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Statements of averages of tea, 18 Mar. 1841-24 Mar. 1841

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/120/13
Scope and Contents

Statements of averages on teas damaged on board the 'Elia Pulcheria' from China to Singapore, dated Macao, with memoranda regarding the seaworthiness of the vessel. The documents include reference to C. Fearon and Fox, Rawson & Co.

Dates: 18 Mar. 1841-24 Mar. 1841
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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Tables showing the Cost of Tea in New York, 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/G84
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'Tables showing the approximate cost of tea (minus freight,) laid down in New York. Bought in China by the pecul for taels of sycee or dollars, and sold in New York by the pound avoirdupois for U.S. currency ... compiled by P. Loureiro' (Shanghai, 1858).

Dates: 1858
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: A few items in this series are unavailable due to their poor condition.
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Tea account of Ateong, 14 Aug. 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/10/13
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Two copies of the account of Ateong with Jardine, Matheson & Co. regarding black teas, signed by Robert Anderson, Kiukiang.

Dates: 14 Aug. 1867
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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Tea accounts: London, 26 Feb. 1869-12 Aug. 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/13/38
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Accounts for tea shipped on various vessels. The documents include reference to R.F. Hamilton; William Jaffray; T.A. Lyon; 'Argonaut'; 'Leander'; and the 'Sir Lancelot'.

Dates: 26 Feb. 1869-12 Aug. 1870
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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Tea accounts: London, 23 Jan. 1861-31 Jan. 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/4/17
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Accounts for tea shipped on the 'Lord of the Isles'.

Dates: 23 Jan. 1861-31 Jan. 1861
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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Tea accounts: London, 19 Mar. 1861-25 Mar. 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/4/18
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Accounts for tea shipped on the 'Lucknow'.

Dates: 19 Mar. 1861-25 Mar. 1861
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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Tea accounts: London, 9 Jan. 1863-9 Nov. 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/6/38
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Accounts for tea shipped on various vessels. The documents include reference to Moncreiff, Grove & Co.; 'Assyrian'; 'Fiery Cross'; 'Pegasus'; 'Queen Of Nations'; 'Sarah Scott'; and the 'Thomas Dryden'.

Dates: 9 Jan. 1863-9 Nov. 1863
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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Tea accounts: London, 17 Aug. 1863-18 June 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/7/35
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Accounts for tea shipped on various vessels. The documents include reference to the 'Dunmore'; 'Excelsior'; 'Flying Spur'; 'Lammermuir'; 'Philomela'; 'Queen Of The Ocean'; 'Shakspere'; 'Siam'; 'Strathmore'; and 'Yaratilda'.

Dates: 17 Aug. 1863-18 June 1864
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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Tea accounts of the 'Cairngorm', 10 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/24/13
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Accounts regarding tea shipped on the 'Cairngorm', dated London.

Dates: 10 Mar. 1860
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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Tea accounts of the 'Sir Lancelot', 24 Jan. 1871-27 Jan. 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A8/14/29
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Accounts for tea shipped on the 'Sir Lancelot', signed by William Paterson, London.

Dates: 24 Jan. 1871-27 Jan. 1871
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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Tea and silk accounts, 1854-1862

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/388
Scope and Contents

Accounts for tea and silk to England, giving invoice amounts and the conversion of the proceeds from sterling to dollars, and indicating profit and loss.

Dates: 1854-1862
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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Tea buyer's notebook, Aug. 1854-July 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/143
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A notebook of a tea buyer or taster, possibly at Canton, giving details of chop, packaging, character of tea and valuation.

Dates: Aug. 1854-July 1855
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.
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