Native Staff Letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and Butterfield & Swire in the East covering routine management of Chinese staff and issues relating to individual members of staff. The letters cover the following areas in particular: pay; Japanese staff; retirement grants; register and staff records; service conditions; long service funds; training in UK; medical expenses; Includes index


Chronological and by sending office

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File closed under the Data Protection Act until January 2035


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Copyright is owned by John Swire & Sons, Ltd, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ