Butterfield & Swire China and Japan

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons Ltd and Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Japan covering routine business matters. Letters cover the following areas in particular: educational establishments in Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson & Co, business in New Guinea, directors' trips to the East, de La Rama lines, taxation agreements, Glen Line agency in Japan, staff,


Letters are arranged chronologically by sending office

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