Archive / Papers / Rose, J.L. and A.L. Papers: Box 2


Papers of J. Leslie and Angus Rose. Large collection of letter books containing correspondence relating to personal affairs, especially the management, maintenance and condition of their home in Blairgowrie, Scotland. Most letters relate to the management of personal finances in India and Southeast Asia, in particular rubber plantations in Malaya [Malaysia].

Letterbook, 1.5.1916 – 8.9.1916. Copybook of letters, business correspondence:

Small copybook of letters. Financial and business correspondence, mostly discussing arrangements for Malaysian plantations and estates. Includes some detailed discussion of staffing and other management affairs of the estates.

Letterbook, 16.11.17 – 7.3.1922. Copybook of business and financial letters:

Discussino of management, sales and financial matters for Malaysian rubber estates. Investigation of palm oil cultivation in Sumatra. Most of the letters are very poor quality copies, many are illegible or difficult to read. Lists of personal stock holdings.