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Archive of Jacob Hagen and Sons, Merchants


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Papers relating mainly to the business of Jacob Hagen & Sons, including:

  1. Accounts, 1716-1801
  2. Letter-book of Jacob Hagen II, 1743-1761
  3. Diaries of Jacob Hagen II, 1752, 1780-1790
  4. Account book of Jacob Hagen II for domestic expenses, 1785-1788
  5. Copies of letters relating to the affairs of the Pennsylvania Land Company, London, 1723-1742
  6. Copies of deeds and papers relating to the Echunga Estate, South Australia, 1840-1753
  7. Notes relating to commodities in South Australia, c.1841-1842
  8. Miscellaneous papers and letters of the Hagen family, 1740-1843
  9. Memento 'printed upon the ice, on the River Thames', 14 February 1740, with the name 'Jacob Hagen, Jun.'


  • Creation: 1716-1843


1.53 Linear metres (15 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. b. 40, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 40-41, b. 43, c. 250-254, c. 283-287, d. 270, f. 77

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7193


Archive of Jacob Hagen and Sons, Merchants

Biographical / Historical

Jacob Hagen & Sons, merchants of London.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were acquired by the Library, 1937-1947.

Catalogue of the archive of Jacob Hagen and Sons, Merchants
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom