Butterfield & Swire Property Letters

Scope and Content

files of letters between John Swire & Sons and Butterfield & Swire in Hong Kong and Shanghai dealing with all matters relating to the management of Butterfield & Swire property interests, including offices, storage, housing, vessel, hulks, go-downs etc. and their repair, maintenance, development, purchase and sale.



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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

Related Material

Related MaterialNote for letters to Shanghai July 1939-Feb 1941 see JSSII 3/1-5Note for letters from Shanghai for 1939 see JSSII 3/1; 6 & 7; for 1940 see JSSII 3/1; 8-11; for 1941 see JSSII 3/1 & 12