Volume of letters from the Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Company, compiled by Butterfield & Swire, Hong Kong and sent to London. The letters cover managment of staff, including: salaries, recruitment; housing; living allowance. The file also includes some non-staff related correspondence covering such matters as: agreement between HSBC Taikoo Dockyard; proposed closure of Bailey's no 3 slipway; revisions to pool division; tonnage. The file also contains some correspondence and papers relating to the Taikoo Club and its membership.
Private Office Dockyard Local correspondence Staff & Private Letterbook
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- ReferenceGB 102 JSS/6/4/3/1
- Alternative Id.GB 102 JSSVI 4/3/1
- Former ReferenceGB 102 Vol No.78
- Dates of Creation1930-1937
- Physical Description1 volume
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