Butterfield & Swire China and Japan

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and Butterfield & Swire in the East covering routine business matters. The letters cover the following areas in particular: Anglo Saxon Agency; Far Eastern Economic Review; Hong Kong administration; export of sugar; business in Japan; Ocean Steanship Company; publications; war claims; war memorial; political conditions in China; British interests and economic and financial conditions in Shanghai. Includes index


Letters are arranged chronologically

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Copyright is owned by John Swire & Sons, Ltd, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ