Butterfield & Swire Japan Correspondence

Scope and Content

File of correspondence between Butterfield & Swire Japan, Hong Kong and John Swire & Sons, London relating to routine business matters. The letters cover the following areas in particular: accounts; management of fleet and lines; commission; properties


Chronological by sending office

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Archivist's Note


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Copying for personal research purposes is permitted. Please contact the archivist for all publication requests.

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