Correspondence with Butterfield & Swire and Jardine Matheson & Co

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Bound volume of press copies of letters with Butterfield & Swire in the East, Jardine Matheson & Co and various other parties concerning Eastern trade and in particular the negotiation of Pool Agreements and Conference arrangements, the dispute over agreements with Jardine Matheson & Co leading in March 1880-July 1881 to feasibility studies for and the establishment of the Taikoo Sugar Refinery in Hong Kong and the possibility of a dockyard as well.

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