Native Staff Letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and Butterfield and Swire in the East regarding the general management of staff, particularly with regards to the financial implications of strikes and the reorganization of staff in China. Includes the report 'Chinese seamen's strike negotiations recorded in figures'

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