Deposit 26 - James Paterson and Company deposit

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James Paterson and Company deposit


  • 1902 - 1947 (Creation)

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1 m

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(1872 - c. 1956)

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The firm was established in Melbourne in 1872 by James Paterson with Edward Newbigin as ship owners and coal importers, and later bought tugs into the business. After Paterson's death in 1906, his nephew Henry Masterton became Managing Director of the business.

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Private ledgers, cash book and files relating to shipping, particularly in relation to the Associated Steamship Owners and employees.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Entered from deposit description on 10 August 2011




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