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MS Am 1001

Langdon family. Langdon family papers, 1726-1833: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1001
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Langdon family.
Title: Langdon family papers,
Date(s): 1726-1833.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters, receipts and notes concerning the Langdon family of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Charles H. Taylor; received: 1932.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Langdon Family Papers, 1726-1833 (MS Am 1001). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Captain Samuel Langdon (1721-1779) was the son of Joseph Langdon and Mary Banfield Langdon. Samuel married Hannah Storer and one of their sons was major Samuel Langdon (1753-1834) who married Lydia Norris Brewster.


Arranged alphabetically by author or title.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters, receipts, notes, accounts, partial sermons, and other papers, chiefly addressed to Captain Samuel Langdon and his son Major Samuel Langdon. The papers concern family and business matters in and about of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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