Papers of Jacob Hagen & Sons, Merchants

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. b. 40-1, b. 43, c. 250-4, c. 283-7, d. 270, f. 77
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      15 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers relating mainly to the business of Jacob Hagen & Sons, including:  

  • Accounts, 1716-1801
  • Letter-book of Jacob Hagen II, 1743-61
  • Diaries of Jacob Hagen II, 1752, 1780-90
  • Account book of Jacob Hagen II for domestic expenses, 1785-8
  • Copies of letters relating to the affairs of the Pennsylvania Land Company, London, 1723-42
  • Copies of deeds and papers relating to the Echunga Estate, South Australia, 1840-53
  • Notes relating to commodities in South Australia, ca. 1841-2
  • Miscellaneous papers and letters of the Hagen family, 1740-1843
  • Memento 'printed upon the ice, on the River Thames', 14 February 1740, with the name 'Jacob Hagen, Jun.'

Administrative / Biographical History

Jacob Hagen & Sons, merchants of London.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were acquired by the Library, 1937-47.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 42135-49.

Geographical Names