|Manuscripts/MS JM/A8 contains:|
|<-- See earlier|
||Report extract on the 'Argyle'
||Documents on the insolvent Hengtai hong
||Narrative of events at Canton
||Memoranda from James Matheson and William Jardine
||Resolutions of the Canton British Chamber of Commerce
||Memo. on a journey between Hankow and Su Chew-fu
||Opium memoranda and accounts
||Memorandum from J.G. Dunn
||Particulars of a present to the Chinese Emperor
||Keys to ciphers
||Letters to accompany statements of losses
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Jardine Matheson Archive
||Memoranda and accounts: Macao
|Extent and Medium
||c. 75 items
|Content and context|
The documents are in English and Portuguese, and include memoranda regarding weights and shipments of merchandise, including silk and opium; a memorandum of money collected on account of Thomas Hunt; a memorandum of advances to Captain Anderson; memoranda regarding teas from Margesson & Co., including particulars of musters and a statement of the comparative export of scented teas from Canton for the seasons 1869-1871; a memorandum for [James] Matheson regarding the Whampoa hospital accounts, from William Jardine, Macao, 1839; a memorandum from B. Barretto; a memorandum regarding shipping charges on alum; an account from Camillo Souza of Mr Bramston's house at Santo Antonio, Macao; a copy of a memorandum deposited with Jardine, Matheson & Co. of Canton, regarding arrangements to be made on behalf of A. Pearson in favour of Roza Maria Viera of Macao; and a circular regarding a project for a school in Macao, c. 1861. The documents include reference to L. d'Almeida; E. Garretta; Constantino Lopez ; Charles Marjoribanks; B.A. Pereira; Peter Young; 'Amazon'; 'Argonaut'; 'Mazeppa'; education; fabric; insurance; and rice.
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