Papers, 1783-1837, of William Langborn and concerning his estate which was administered by Burwell Bassett. Includes letters, 1793-1805, from William Murdock, agent for Langborn in London, Eng. and typescripts of letters, 1790-1791, from William Langborn to William Short; and abstract from the correspondence of William Short concerning Langborn. Subjects discussed by Murdock include Jay's Treaty; and Langborn's rental houses in London.
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William Langborn served in the Revolutionary War. He visited Lafayette in France and toured Europe for thirteen years. After coming back to the United States, he lived in King William County, Va. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
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Gifts in 1938 (Mrs. G. P. Coleman) and 1954 (C. C. Davis)
Box and folder list compiled by Zach Woodward, SCRC staff, in November 2011.