Letters to Addis in Shanghai and Calcutta

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from Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) staff Bevis in Yokohama, Moffat in Shanghai, Hankow and on leave, Maclaren in Shanghai, Veitch in Calcutta, F.W. Barff on home leave, L.C. Balfour in Singapore and A.W. Maitland in Tientsin with news of staff movements, banking and personal affairs; from Smith also of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) in Bangkok on his brother's death and attempts to settle his children, with related letters; from Jamieson in Tientsin and Sundius in Foochow with local and personal news; from John R. Purdon of the North China Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, on the boys Addis and Aunt Mansfield were supporting and from McLeish with Tientsin news. Also letters to Addis as 'Quidnunc', on his writing on opium and other matters, on Literary and Dramatic Society affairs and the end of The Chinese Times, and a letter to a Miss Inglis, care of Addis in Shanghai.

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