Butterfield & Swire China and Japan

Scope and Content

Two volumes Jan-June; July-Dec. Apart from routine management of Butterfield & Swire interests this also covers information on political developments affecting Swire's - of particular interest being a copy of a letter from the British Chamber of Commerce, Canton on the part played by Russian communists in the strike.Japanese correspondence is again concerned with Trans-Pacific routes

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