Butterfield & Swire China and Japan

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons Ltd, London and Butterfield & Swire Hong Kong and Tokyo relating to routine business matters. The letters cover the following areas in particular: Canadian investments, de La Rama Line commissions, finance, Hong Kong administration, provident funds, directors' visits to the East, 'Caronia' world cruise,


Letters are arranged chronologically by sending office

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