Letters from the East to London

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Bound volume of ts copies of private letters written from the East to F R Gamwell while in charge of the London Office during John Samuel Swire tour of the East. Letters chiefly from John Samuel Swire describing his visit and views of the East and business affairs particularly Lang's ventures, an agreement with China Merchants Company over Yangtze trade and decisions connected with the insurance business and selling policy in general. Also letters to Gamwell from Lang, Scott and Mackintosh and copies of letters between partners in the East and other parties with John Samuel Swire


This volume has been disbound following conservation work

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

Related Material

Related MaterialFor JSS original letters from the East see JSSI 3/1