Butterfield & Swire China and Japan

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, and Butterfield & Swire China and Japan covering routine business matters. The letters cover the following areas in particular: board meetings; business visits and vistors; Kowloon wharf; Swire News; shipping agencies, Gulf Trade; property development. Includes index.


Chronological by sending office

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