Lang, Richard, 1769-1840

Lang, Richard, 1769-1840

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1769 - 1840

Biography

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 21 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Lang letter

Mss 794319
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 794319
Date(s): 1794-05-19
Scope and Contents

Letter from Richard Lang of Grafton County to Jed. Baldwin regarding release of land in Hanover.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 812316.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 812316.1
Date(s): 1812-05-16
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 797254
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 797254
Date(s): 1797-04-04
Scope and Contents

Letter from Richard Lang of Hanover to an unidentified recipient with thirty tickets for lottery and list of suscribers to shares.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 797261
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 797261
Date(s): 1797-04-11
Scope and Contents

Letter from Richard Lang of Hanover ten tickets for lottery and list of ten subscribers to shares.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 797426
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 797426
Date(s): 1797-07-26
Scope and Contents

Letter from Richard Lang of Hanover, N.H. to Nathan Kinsman inquires about land in Lincoln, N.H.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 798214
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798214
Date(s): 1798-03-14
Scope and Contents

Letter from Richard Lang of Hanover to Jon. Freeman, describing fire at college and wants addressee to buy fire engine in Philadelphia for College. Addressee is taking up subscription for engine.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 798421
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798421
Date(s): 1798-07-21
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 806477.4
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 806477.4
Date(s): 1806-08-27
Abstract

In English.

Richard Lang papers

MS-492
 Collection
Identifier: MS-492
Date(s): 1801 to 1820
Abstract

Richard Lang (1769-1840), merchant. The collection contains correspondence regarding his general store in Hanover, N.H. as well as business letters from his brother, Daniel Lang.

Selectmen of Hanover letter

Mss 790900
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 790900
Date(s): 1790
Abstract

In English.