Staff Letters from Butterfield & Swire, No. 18

Scope and Content

Letters sent from Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Shanghai offices to John Swire and Sons London office concerning staff. Includes staff reports documenting; leave; staff appointments and vacancies; staff replacements; staff movements; salaries; expenses; staff illness; evacuation and internment of Germans in Hong Kong; vacancies created by staff signing up for military service.


This volume has now been disbound for conservation. Each section of correspondence is now housed in an individual folder

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