General Correspondence

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Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and the Orient, Paint, Colour & Varnish Co regarding the DURO paint manufacturing company. The letters cover the following areas in particular: agreements; accounts; board meetings; staffing; shareholding; export results; construction of factory; Johnston Paint Company; sale of factory Marble Road; profits; purchasing; sales; stocks; technical issues; products. Includes index


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