Shanghai Private Letters

Scope and Content

This volume contains typescript copies of letters to and from Butterfield & Swire Shanghai and John Swire & Sons London concerning all their activities and not just Butterfield & Swire house business. While the other volumes in this series contain firm to firm correspondence this volume consists of letters between the managers or on general political matters rather than purely business management. The file is divided between the different subjects covered by the letters

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