Diary of George Langton, 1647-1727, farmer

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Diary 1701

Administrative / Biographical History

George Langton (1647-1727 ) was a farmer in Lincolnshire with land holdings in excess of 2000 acres at one time. The family owned the parish and village of Langton for some 700 years. He became involved in the National Land Bank in  1694 . Langton was also a businessman; he owned a house in Soho Square, London and had interests in Wey Navigation. He was preoccupied with all aspects of money lending, borrowing and spending - and this often left him close to bancruptcy.


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Acquisition Information

Donation : D H Hamilton : April 2002

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Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections  http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/manuscripts/, searching by the call number Euing Add f11 Suppl.

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 19 November 2004.

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Custodial History

Formerly in the custody of George Langton


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