Correspondence and records of marriage settlement of Dr James Johnston and Margeret Johnston

Scope and Content

Papers, 1885-1913, concerning the marriage settlement between Dr James Johnston (of Shanghai and Hanover Square) and Margaret Elizabeth Leaf (of South Kensington), and relating to property in Shanghai, comprising power of attorney on behalf of Johnston, 1885; marriage settlement, 1885, with appendix concerning appointment of a new trustee, 1913; two letters concerning sale of the Shanghai property, 1907.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Johnston of Shanghai and Hanover Square, Doctor of Medicine, married Margaret Elizabeth Leaf of South Kensington in 1885.

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Acquisition Information

Presented by William Sturges & Co, Solicitors, May 1992 via the British Records Association.