Letters to Butterfield & Swire

Scope and Content

Bound volume of typescript copies of letters in blue ink many of which are now barely legible due to fading and blurring. Subjects covered include general management of John Swire & Sons interests in the East, financing of Taikoo Sugar Refinery and Conference affairs.


This volume has been disbound following conservation work and is now housed in three boxes

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Paper handlist available

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