Archive Unit

Scope and Content

7 folders of accounts sheets and papers concerning China Navigation Company accounts - many prepared by Butterfield & Swire in China during August 1946:

Copy of Chairman's Statement at the Annual General Meeting of China Navigation Company Shareholders on 27 June 1945

Shore Properties: Working accounts for Shanghai Shore properties for year ending 31 Dec 1945

Agencies Working Accounts: Accounts as shown on Shanghai books for year ending 31 Dec 1945

Hankow Tugs and Lighters: working statement of earnings and disbursements for year ending Dec 1945

Accounts : all Interests; Letter from Butterfield & Swire Shanghai to John Swire & Sons explaining the accounting situation for 1945

Hong Kong Accounts; Statements on Properties, Agencies, Fleet, Canton River Line, Ledger Balances,

London Current Account for year ending Dec 1945 prepared from the Hong Kong Ledger;

Annual Accounts; Hong Kong accounts for the year ending Dec 1945 and Chungking and Bombay ledger balances

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Other Finding Aids

Paper handlist available

Archivist's Note


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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