Letters sent between John Swire & Sons London, Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Swire and Gilchrist Sydney. Letters cover routine shipping matters and in particular local politics with regards to Gilbert and Ellice island crews. Letters include subject index. Papers also include reports on Gilbert and Ellice islanders and their way of life.
China Navigation Co.New Guinea Australia Line Letters
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- ReferenceGB 102 JSS/3/19/1/3
- Alternative Id.GB 102 JSSIII 19/1/3
- Former ReferenceGB 102 CNCo 3068; JSSIII 12/1
- Dates of Creation1969
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; 0.5 box
Scope and Content
Letters are arranged geographically (to and from Hong Kong, to and from Sydney) and chronologically within each sub series.
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