1. A-Z local Letters. Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and various organisations and individuals arranged alphabetically regarding various routine business matters.
2. New Guinea correspondence. Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and offices in Hong Kong and Australia covering all aspects of the New Guinea Line including the following: passenger certificates; passenger accommodation; pursers; refrigeration; passenger surveys; machinery/fittings/staffing of 'Sinkiang', 'Shansi', 'Soochow'; agencies; Australia Eastern conference; Australia West Pacific Line; lading; Chinese compradores; competition; fares; Indo China Company