Butterfield and Swire Legal Documents

Scope and Content

These include a wide range of papers mostly of a legal nature, including leases on Butterfield & Swire property and agreements of various types relating to commercial transactions. One interesting series originated from Butterfield & Swire Swatow and covers the range of that office's business organisation during the late Nineteenth century.

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