Refinery Property Letters

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and Butterfield & Swire, Hong Kong, Australia and China regarding the reconstruction of the Taikoo Sugar Refinery. Letters cover in particular general staff management issues, including pay, and issues surrounding reconstruction with regards to cost, insurance and the condition of the building


Chronological by sending office

Conditions Governing Access


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