China Navigation Co Australia Japan Trade Letters

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Letters sent between John Swire & Sons London, Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong, Butterfield & Swire Japan and Swire and Yuill Australia. Letters cover general routine business with regards to the Australian Service and focus in particular on the Australian/Eastern conference, Queensland sugar trade, China Navigation Company shipments and the New Guinea 7 Class service. Includes subject index


Letters are arranged into four groups (to and from Tokyo; to and from Sydney) and are arranged chronologically within each group

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