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Hailstone, John, 1696-1753 (clergyman and commercial traveller)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1696 - 1753

Biography

John Hailstone (1696-1753), commercial traveller, went to London from Edinburgh, c.1725; he was a clergyman at Hoxton, and later York. He married Elizabeth Langton.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Series

Papers of John Hailstone, commercial traveller, 1709-1753

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9450/A
Scope and Contents

Papers, mostly notes of sermons heard, and religious meditations; several volumes of journals and accounts; a few reports of debates and speeches in the House of Commons dating from his time.

Dates: 1709-1753
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