General Correspondence

Scope and Content

File of correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong. The letters discuss accounting matters, proposed changes and expansion of Cathay services, competition and political and economic factors impacting on business. The file includes copies of circulars giving an overview of the performance of the airline, as well as an A-Z section of correspondence with individuals and other organisations.


Chronological by sending office.

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