Document ReferenceBu 60/8
TitleLetter from G. Buchanan, Yedo [Tokyo], Japan to Sir A. Buchanan; 9 Mar 1881.
Date9 March 1881
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionGives details and prices of the furs procured by Grosvenor and reports a rise in the price of fur in China; states he had instructed his banker to pay through the Shanghai agent and that he would let them know the price in sterling, which he hoped to be less than £37; the furs would be forwarded to Willis & Co of Cockspur Street, but he did not expect them to arrive until May; suggests that he ask Andie [Andrew Archibald Buchanan] to inform the West End office; states he had heard from Fanny of the death of Willie Maitland and the distress of Auntie Minnie [Mathilda Maitland]; informs him Fanny would pass on the rest of his news; hoped Lady Buchanan would like the furs.
Termtrade, fur

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7794Willis and Company
NA6427Buchanan; Andrew A. (1850-1932); Mr; 4th son of Andrew Buchanan1850-1932
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA7166Clark; Frances M. (-1908); Mrs; 2nd daughter of Andrew Buchanan-1908
NA7795Maitland; Mathilda F.H. (-1894); Mrs; sister of Andrew Buchanan-1894
NA7796Maitland; William (1854-1881); Mr; nephew of Andrew Buchanan1854-1881
NA6483Buchanan; George W. (1854-1924); Sir; 5th son of Andrew Buchanan and diplomat1854-1924
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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