Letters from Butterfield & Swire office in Sydney and Chungking (Chongqing) to John Swire and Sons London office concerning staff. Includes correspondence concerning; staff transfers and appointments; updates on staff interned in China; staff recruitment for return to China offices; money and parcels sent to interned staff and availability of food in internment camps; communication with interned staff; evacuees passage home; staff health; medical contracts.
From Australia and Chungking (Chongqing)
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- ReferenceGB 102 JSS/2/7/4/56/05
- Alternative Id.GB 102 JSSII 7/4/56/5
- Former ReferenceGB 102 Staff Letters No. 47
- Dates of Creation1944-1945
- Physical Description1 folder
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