Butterfield & Swire China and Japan

Scope and Content

Covers general business affairs up to the Japanese invasion of Shanghai and Hong Kong and the transfer of Butterfield & Swire to Chungking [Chongqing] and India for the war period.

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

Related Material

Related Material For 1940 and January to March 1941 Shanghai's correspondence is filed separately, see JSSII 3/1; JSSII 3/3-5; JSSII 3/8-12