Eastern Accounts

Scope and Content

7 folders of accounts sheets including requisition accounts:

Hong Kong Accounts: Coast Line working accounts up to the requisition of the fleet in May 1940 and also post-requisition figures

Shanghai Accounts for year ending 31 Dec 1940 - including Coast vessels up to requisition in May when all were transferred on to the Hong Kong books; River vessels for the whole year and a covering letter outlining the state of the river trade

Shore Properties: Hong Kong shore property accounts for the year ending 31 Dec 1940 but including Shanghai Agency accounts Ledger

Balances: Outport balances as at 30 June 1940.

Outport Ledger Balances: Balances as at 31 Dec 1940.

Agencies Working Accounts: Working accounts for outports- Newchwang [Yingkou]; Canton; Kumming; Chefoo [Yantai]; Ningpo [Ningbo]- sent in to Hong Kong for audit

Government Requisition Statements from May to 31 Dec 1940.

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