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Record No: mha00000244
Title: Thomas Lang fonds
Dates: Microfilmed [196?] (originally created 1780-1864)
Location: Mic.5-3-5-6 MHA
Provenance: Lang, Thomas, fl.1806-1832
Extent: 1 reel of microfilm
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on contents of the fonds
Restrictions: No restrictions
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Thomas Lang (also Laing) was a merchant of Greenock, Scotland, and St. John's, Newfoundland. In 1806, Thomas Lang, Walter and Archibald Baine, Thomas Patten, and John Hamilton established a fish export business in St. John's, initially registered as Laing, Baine & Co., Greenock. In 1814 the partners were Lang, Walter Baine Jr., and William Johnston. That year the firm constructed premises at Port de Grave, Newfoundland. Lang retired in 1831, and the firm became Baine, Johnston & Co. in 1832.
Scope and Content: Fonds consists of business papers, correspondence, accounts, and estate papers relating to Thomas Lang's business operations at Greenock and Newfoundland
     Fonds is arranged in the following series: Thomas Lang business papers; Correspondence and accounts; Lang correspondence; Business papers; Crawford and Co. Papers; Papers of Lang estate; and Papers and correspondence
Reproduction Note: Microfilmed from the original documents held at the University Archives, Glasgow.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright expired.
Associated Material: Baine, Johnston & Co. fonds
Finding Aids: MHA finding aid 88
Subject: Merchants Scotland Greenock.
Subject: Business records.
Authors_Corporate Name: Baine, Johnston & Co.


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