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Lang, Richard, 1769-1840

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1769 - 1840

Richard Lang was born on June 25, 1769 in Salem , Massachusetts. By 1789 he owned a store in Hanover, New Hampshire. He was one of the first successful merchant in Hanover. He received imported items from New York through Gilbert and John Aspinwall and from Salem through his brother Daniel Lang (1771-1840). Lang also became the largest individual land owner in Hanover and was twice elected selectmen of the town (1793 and 1800), chosen to be fire warden several times and in 1797 was an agent in the Dartmouth College Lottery. Hi son John graduated from Dartmouth in 1815. Lang died in 1840.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Joseph Gilbert et.al. letter

Mss 804508
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 804508
Overview In English.

Benjamin Joseph Gilbert et. al. letter

Mss 804508.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 804508.1
Overview In English.

Benjamin Joseph Gilbert letter

Mss 818674
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 818674
Overview In English.

L. Spalding letter

Mss 803227
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 803227
Overview In English.

Nathan Kinsman letter

Mss 797366
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 797366
Scope and Contents Letter from Nathan Kinsman of Lincoln to Richard Lang, informing him that he can not pay his son's debt to Lang at present but will pay it later with interest.

R. Lang and J. Williams bond

Mss 807501
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 807501
Overview In English.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 812316.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 812316.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Lang to Moses Davis. Conveyance to Moses Davis of the right to take water from the acqueduct being build by Richard Lang.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 798421
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798421
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Lang of Hanover, N.H. to Hallett Bowne and Co., N.Y., informing him that his land in Lincoln, N.H. was purchased by Nathaniel Peabody.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 794130
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 794130
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Lang of Salem to Jon. Freeman informing him that he cannot pay debt at present moment.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 794319
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 794319
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Lang of Grafton County to Jed. Baldwin regarding release of land in Hanover.