Partners' and Directors' Letters

Scope and Content

This section contains an assorted collection of files of correspondence falling outside the main series, addressed personally to, from or between the Partners - post-1914 the Directors - of John Swire & Sons interests in China and Japan and of general Far Eastern trade and politics. Also included are a few letters between the partners on general policies and a file of correspondence relating to the political situation in the Far East during the 1930s addressed to various Directors in London.

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