Papers Relating to the Estates of Langford Lovell Hodge

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 215-19, d. 221; Eng. misc. c. 439-43
  • Dates of Creation
      1753-1887
  • Language of Material
      English.
  • Physical Description
      11 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the estates of Langford Lovell Hodge in Antigua and British Guiana, including correspondence, financial papers, and legal and estate papers.

Administrative / Biographical History

Langford Lovell Hodge (1807-1862) was a West Indian planter. For details of the Hodge family and their estates, see V.L. Oliver, History of Antigua (London, 1894) ii, 75.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from D.G. Moore in 1965.

Note

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. 41181-91.

Related Material

Some legal documents, including valuations of slaves, 18th-19th century, are MSS. Ch. Foreign 128-53.

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