Shore Staff Letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons London, and Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Shanghai relating to routine staff management. Letters cover in particular the following areas: leave arrangements, wireless school, assignement and re-assignment of staff, deaths, raises, pay, furnishing staff quarters wireless staff, half yearly reports, illness.

Includes subject index


Chronological and by sending office. This file has been disbound and repackaged following conservation

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Copyright is owned by John Swire & Sons, Ltd, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ