Butterfield & Swire China and Japan

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, Ltd London and Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Tokyo covering routine business matters. Letters cover the following areas in particular: Chinese war memorial, investment in Formosa [Taiwan], trade agreements and commercial treaties in Japan, re-opening of Korea and trade implications, telegraphy, Hong Kong government and administration

Arrangement

Letters arranged chronologically and by sending office

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Archivist's Note

Catalogued

Conditions Governing Use

Copying for personal research purposes is permitted. Please contact the archivist for all publication requests.

Copyright is owned by John Swire & Sons, Ltd, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ