Chinkiang [Zhenjiang]

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2 folders of letters from Butterfield & Swire agent Chinkiang [Zhenjiang] covering trade and property in Chinkiang and also Nanking, for which the agent at Chinkiang had responsibility including planning a new branch to be opened there. From March 1900 continual troubles are reported with the compradores at Chinkiang and Nanking [Nanjing], and during August G T Edkins an accountant was sent to sort out the financial muddle this had caused.From J Weatherston

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