China Navigation Company Property Letters

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Letters between John Swire & Sons and Butterfield & Swire, Hong Kong, covering all aspects of the management of China Navigation Compnay properties in China. The letters cover the following areas in particular: staff accommodation; frontage rights; floating properties; rents. Includes index


Letters are arranged chronologically by sending office

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

Paper handlist available

Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

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

Copyright is owned by John Swire & Sons, Ltd, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ