Swire & Maclaine Letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence file between John Swire & Sons, London and Swire & Maclaine offices in Hong Kong and Japan covering routine business matters. The letters cover many different areas such as business development and staffing. The file includes a section relating to the Taikoo Sugar Refinery and the calculation of capital repayments to shareholders


Chronological by sending office

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