Letters to Butterfield & Swire

Scope and Content

Bound volume of press copies of letters to Butterfield & Swire concerning House and China Navigation Company management and business, particularly the need for economy and selling policies to be adopted to deal with low demand, and with other correspondents re the Guiness trade to Australia; a Pacific route via Japan and a wide range of other Eastern affairs including generally relations between other companies trading in China.

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