Shore Staff Letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Shanghai relating to routine staff management. Letters cover the following areas in particular: recruitment, marine superintendants, salaries, staff movements, leave and illness. Includes index


Chronological and by sending office. This file was disbound and repackaged following conservation work

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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