Catalogue description British North Borneo Company: Papers

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Reference: CO 874
Title: British North Borneo Company: Papers
Description:

This series contains agreements, deeds, leases, etc., financial papers, volumes and files of correspondence, etc., of the British North Borneo Company.

Date: 1865-1949
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

British North Borneo Company, 1881-1953

Physical description: 1114 files and volumes
Administrative / biographical background:

The British North Borneo Company was incorporated in 1881 and assumed charge of British North Borneo in 1882. It continued to govern the territory until the Japanese invasion of 1942. The company was dissolved in 1953.

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