Langdon, John, 1741-1819

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Langdon was a businessman and politician from New Hampshire. He was a member of the U. S. Constitutional Convention and signer of the U. S. Constitution. He served as Governor of New Hampshire (1785-1786, 1788-1789, 1805-1809, 1810-1812) and as a U. S. Senator for New Hampshire (1789-1801).

From the description of [Letter and fragment] / John Langdon. [1780-1809] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244387610

U.S. senator and delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of New Hampshire.

From the description of John Langdon correspondence, 1776-1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980699

Political leader, member of Continental Congress, U.S. senator, governor of New Hampshire, state legislator, and commercial shipping agent and merchant, of Portsmouth, N.H.

From the description of John Langdon, William Whipple, and Elwyn family papers, 1713-1965 (bulk 1761-1853). (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70945035

Merchant, shipbuilder, and U.S. delegate, senator, and governor of New Hampshire, of Portsmouth and Newington, N.H.

From the description of Papers, 1762-1972. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963799

Merchant, shipbuilder, and U.S. delegate, senator, and governor of New Hampshire; of Portsmouth and Newington, N.H.

From the description of Papers, 1716-1841. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963800

American revolutionary leader.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Portsmouth, to Hector McNeill, 1777 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597171

From the description of Letter signed : Portsmouth, to Hector McNeil, 1777 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270599071

From the description of Copy of a document : House of Representatives, New Hampshire, 1782 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867676

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creatorOf New Hampshire. Commission, 1808 December 10, appointing Asa Parker Jr. a cornet in the New Hampshire State Militia. Oath-taking witnessed and subscribed by Abel Parker on original. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. Letter signed : Portsmouth, to Hector McNeil, 1777 Aug. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thornton, Matthew, 1714?-1803. Order, 1776 Dec. 9, Philadelphia, to Meshech Weare. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Skipwith, Fulwar, 1765-1839. Letter, 1791 July 20, Richmond, [Virginia], to Thomas Jefferson, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. John Langdon correspondence, 1776-1809. Library of Congress
referencedIn Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803. Samuel Adams promissory note: Boston, to John Langdon, 1800 Dec 11. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Plumer, William, 1759-1850. William Plumer papers, 1774-1845 (bulk 1802-1825). Library of Congress
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. ALS, 1777 November 10, Portsmouth, to Robert Morris, at York in Pennsylvania. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf New Hampshire. Commission, 1808 June 7, appointing Abel Parker a Justice of the Peace and of the Quorum for Chesire County, New Hampshire. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Cutts, Mary Estelle Elizabeth. Papers, ca.1855. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. ALS, 1776 June 14, Boston, to Josiah Bartlett, Member of Congress, Philadelphia. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Russell, Eleazer, 1722-1798. ALS, 1789 June 24. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Letter to John Langdon, 1779 March 29. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Papers, 1774-1794. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Morris, Robert, 1734-1806. LS, 1782 April 16 : Marine Office Philadelphia / to John Langdon. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Papers of Joseph and William Whipple, 1717-1904 (inclusive), 1763-1814 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume IX, Miscellany, 1766-1808. Cornell University Library
creatorOf New Hampshire. Commission, 1788 October 9, appointing Abel Parker and others Justices of the Peace. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Bassett, Francis, 1786-1875. Eustis-Langdon papers, 1803-1876. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. Papers, 1716-1841. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn Sherburne, John Samuel, 1757-1830. Papers of John Samuel Sherburne, 1776-1812. Library of Congress
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. John Langdon, William Whipple, and Elwyn family papers, 1713-1965 (bulk 1761-1853). Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. Copy of a document : House of Representatives, New Hampshire, 1782 June 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. ALS, 1776 July 1 : Portsmouth, [N.H.], to Josiah Bartlett. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. DS, 1808 November 28, Concord, to Gentlemen of Senate and Gentlemen of the House of Representatives. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Tazewell, Henry, 1753-1799. Henry Tazewell papers, 1795-1999 (bulk 1795-1798). Library of Congress
referencedIn Stark, John, 1728-1822. Papers, 1758-1819. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf New Hampshire. Commission, 1811 June 8, appointing Asa Parker a First Lieutenant in the New Hampshire State Militia. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf New Hampshire. Governor (1805-1809 : Langdon). Commission, 1805 Sept. 10, issued to Oliver Spaulding. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Canning, Tony,. The Canning collection of papers concerning John Trumbull, 1799, 1818, 1901. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn William Plumer Papers, 1774-1845, (bulk 1802-1825) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn United States. Continental Congress. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1776-1778. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. Letters to John Langdon, 1793-1808. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. ALS, 1808 August 2, [s.l.], to Governor John Langdon. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letters, 1786-1795. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Lewis, David, 1766-1840. David Lewis Papers, 1793-1839 (inclusive). Porterville Public Library
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. Autograph letter signed : Portsmouth, to Hector McNeill, 1777 Sept. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Gwathmey collection [manuscript], 1708-1852. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Boyd, William, fl. 1794. William Boyd letter, 1794 Feb. 10. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
referencedIn Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821. Papers, 1799-1820. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. [Letter and fragment] / John Langdon. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf New Hampshire. Governor (1805-1809 : Langdon). Commission, 1805 June 14, issued to John Tenney, Jr. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf McNeill, Hector, 1728-1785. Hector McNeill letterbook, 1777. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. Papers, 1762-1972. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf New Hampshire Fire & Marine Insurance Company. Records, 1801-1825 (bulk 1801-1823). Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
creatorOf Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to the Hon. Mr. Langdon, 1792 Apr. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Cutts, Mary Estelle Elizabeth. Papers, ca.1855. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Correspondence and papers, [ca. 1790-1826]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Mathewes, John R. (John Raven), 1788-1867. John Raven Mathewes papers, 1802-1851. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792. Autograph letter signed : Ranger, Portsmouth, to John Brown, Secretary of the Marine Committee of Congress, 1777 Oct. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sherburne, John Samuel, 1757-1830. Letters, 1819. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. Papers, 1659-1824. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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correspondedWith Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840 person
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associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
correspondedWith Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829 person
correspondedWith Elwyn, Alfred Langdon, 1804-1884 person
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associatedWith Elwyn, Elizabeth Langdon, 1777-1860. person
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associatedWith Elwyn, John Langdon, 1801-1876. person
associatedWith Elwyn, Thomas. person
associatedWith Elwyn, Thomas Octavius, 1811-1831. person
associatedWith Elwyn, William Octavius, 1811-1828. person
correspondedWith Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849 person
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correspondedWith Gilman, John Taylor, 1753-1828 person
correspondedWith Gilman, Nicholas, 1755-1814 person
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associatedWith Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792. person
associatedWith Keppel (Ship) corporateBody
correspondedWith King, Charles, 1789-1867 person
correspondedWith Knox, Henry, 1750-1806 person
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associatedWith Langdon, John, 1707-1780. person
associatedWith Langdon, Joseph, 1696-1767. person
associatedWith Langdon, Mark, 1698-1776. person
associatedWith Langdon, Samuel, 1721-1779. person
associatedWith Langdon, Tobias, 1660-1725. person
associatedWith Langdon, Woodbury, ca. 1738-1805. person
associatedWith Langston family. family
associatedWith Langston family. family
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associatedWith Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816. person
correspondedWith Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794 person
associatedWith Lewis, David, 1766-1840. person
correspondedWith Livermore, Samuel, 1732-1803 person
correspondedWith Livius, Peter, 1727-1795 person
correspondedWith Lovell, James, 1737-1814 person
correspondedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836 person
associatedWith Mathewes, John R. (John Raven), 1788-1867. person
associatedWith McNeill, Hector, 1723-1785, person
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associatedWith Middlesex (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Moffatt, John, 1692-1786 person
associatedWith Morris, Robert, 1734-1806. person
associatedWith New Hampshire. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire Fire & Marine Insurance Company. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. General Court. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. Governor (1805-1809 : Langdon) corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. President (1785-1786 : Langdon) corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. President (1788-1789 : Langdon) corporateBody
associatedWith Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814. person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Peabody, Nathaniel, 1741-1823. person
associatedWith Plumer, William, 1759-1850. person
associatedWith Raleigh (Frigate) corporateBody
associatedWith Ranger (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Rindge, Daniel, 1731-1799. person
correspondedWith Russell, Eleazer, 1722-1798. person
associatedWith Sheafe, Jacob, 1745-1829. person
associatedWith Sherburne, Henry, 1674-1757. person
associatedWith Sherburne, John Samuel, 1757-1830. person
correspondedWith Simpson, Thomas, Capt. person
associatedWith Skipwith, Fulwar, 1765-1839. person
associatedWith Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821. person
correspondedWith Stark, John, 1728-1822. person
associatedWith Stone family. family
correspondedWith Sullivan, James, 1744-1808 person
correspondedWith Tazewell, Henry, 1753-1799. person
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correspondedWith Thompson, Thomas, d. 1809. person
correspondedWith Thompson, Thomas W., 1766-1821 person
associatedWith Thornton, Matthew, 1714?-1803. person
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associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. Marine Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Navy. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Navy. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy Board of the Eastern Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Upham, Timothy, 1783-1855 person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
associatedWith Wharton & Lewis (Philadelphia, Pa.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Whipple, Joseph, 1738-1816 person
associatedWith Whipple, William, 1730-1785. person
correspondedWith Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797 person
correspondedWith Yeaton, Hopley person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Hampshire--Portsmouth
New Hampshire
Newfoundland and Labrador
New Hampshire
United States
Vermont
New Hampshire
West Indies
New Hampshire--Portsmouth
Philadelphia (Pa.)
United States
New Hampshire--Portsmouth
United States
Portsmouth (N.H.)
Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.)
United States
London (England)
United States
United States
New Hampshire
United States
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
New Hampshire
Newington (N.H.)
Subject
Embargo, 1807-1809
Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777
Decedents' estates
Privateering
Real property
Shipping
Commerce
Ships--Equipment and supplies
Saratoga Campaign, N.Y., 1777
Shipbuilding
Voyages and travels
Ship captains
Physicians
Governor
Occupation
Lawyers--New Hampshire--Portsmouth
Governors--New Hampshire
Senators, U.S. Congress--New Hampshire
Commercial agents--New Hampshire--Portsmouth
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--New Hampshire
Legislators--New Hampshire
Legislators--United States
Merchants--New Hampshire
Soldiers--United States
Merchants--New Hampshire--Portsmouth
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Birth 1741-06-26

Death 1819-09-18

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