Butterfield & Swire China and Japan

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

2 folders of letters covering general management, coal contracts staff - including the salary and pensions of Chinese employees - Hong Kong and Shanghai affairs, the Amoy [Xiamen] Boycott, Ocean Steanship Company business

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Other Finding Aids

Paper handlist available

Archivist's Note


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Copying for personal research purposes is permitted. Please contact the archivist for all publication requests.

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