Staff arrangements

Scope and Content

Letters and documents from Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Shanghai offices to John Swire and Sons London office documenting; staff arrangments for 1937; details of staff progress, transfers and promotions; details of Butterfield & Swire staff responsible for various John Swire & Sons interests including properties, China Navigation Company, Ocean Steamship Company, passengers, insurance, dockyard and outports; leave; salaries and pay scales; staff houses.

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File closed under Data Protection Act until 1st January 2017.


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