Letters from Hong Kong

Scope and Content

File of correspondence between John Swire & Sons, and Butterfield & Swire, Hong Kong relating to the management of the China Navigation Company. The letters cover the following areas in particular: Australia trade; Australia-Singapore and West Malaysia Outward Shipping Conference [AUSMACON] owners meetings; confidential shipping reports relating to China; Indonesia; trade and agreements in New Zealand; tonnage. Includes index


Letters are arranged chronologically by sending office

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Paper handlist available

Archivist's Note


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Copying for personal research purposes is permitted. Please contact the archivist for all publication requests.

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