Butterfield & Swire China and Japan

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Correspondence from Bombay and Chungking[Chongqing] on the management of Butterfield & Swire, particularly personnel. From Shanghai and Hong Kong after the return in Sept-Oct 1945 re the re-taking and restoration of Butterfield & Swire interests and property

Dominant concern throughout is Chinese apprentices, also, but not limited to: f39:3 sea weather and effect upon small vessel route to West India; f84:3 Chinese Secret police; f86 Special taxation upon foreign firms; f95 Chinese Company Law and registration; f 96 aftermath of war; 111 end of year summaru of state in Shanghai, post war

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