Butterfield & Swire India

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This series comprises papers relating to the India office of Butterfield & Swire, and its operations. For the duration of the Second World War B&S's presence in the East was maintained from Bombay and Calcutta by B&S (India), with an office remaining in operation in Chungking in Free China. Few records have survived: those records that have been preserved from this period cover financial and legal matters and also include some minutes.

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