Hong Kong General Letters

Scope and Content

Two files of correspondence between John Swire & Sons and the China Navigation Company, Hong Kong relating to routine business matters and the management of CNCo. The letters cover the following areas in particular: East Australia Trade, particularly with respect to Manchester lines; SEACo, and the political situation; board meetings; bunkers; floating staff; Japan/New Zealand trade; tonnage; Cathay holdings; finance; other shipping agencies and pool agreements. Includes index.

Arrangement

Chronological by sending office

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

Paper handlist available

Archivist's Note

Catalogued

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