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Collection Level Description: Papers Relating to the Estates of Langford Lovell Hodge

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 215-19, d. 221; Eng. misc. c. 439-43
Title: Papers Relating to the Estates of Langford Lovell Hodge
Dates of Creation: 1753-1887
Extent: 11 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Langford Lovell Hodge (1807-62) 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.

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 Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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Further Information

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 Units of Description

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

Access Points


Hodge | Langford Lovell | 1807-1862 | West Indian Planter


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