Staff Letters from Butterfield & Swire to John Swire and Sons

Scope and Content

Letters sent from Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Shanghai offices to John Swire and Sons London office concerning staff. Includes letters documenting; leave; staff appointments and vacancies; staff replacements; staff movements; salaries; cost of living; staff housing and accommodation; staff illness. File also includes a report on the 'stores and victualling department' at Hong Kong and Shanghai.

File has been indexed by surname and subject.

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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