Chinese Maritime Customs Correspondence

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File of correspondence from Butterfield & Swire primarily relating to the Chinese Maritime Customs with regards to devising a trade agreement between China and the UK and problems of smuggling. The letters also relate to the Kwomgtung Collieries and the fraud carried out by Mok Kon Sang (compradore) of the Taikoo Sugar Refinery as well as general staffing matters such as: agreements, pay cuts, recruitment policy and Chinese Staff

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