Staff arrangements

Scope and Content

Letters and documents from Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Shanghai offices to John Swire and Sons London office documenting; staff arrangments for 1940; visits of inspection to Shanghai and Outports; home leave and other leave; retirements; transfers and promotions; staff arrangments particular to all aspects of Butterfield and Swire business including Private Office, China Navigation Company, Ocean Steamship Company, Taikoo Sugar Refinery, Insurance and Outports; staff houses; salaries.

Conditions Governing Access

File closed under Data Protection Act until 1st January 2020.


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