Burroughs Eden, 1738-1813
- Existence: 1738 - 1813
Eden Burroughs was a member of the Dartmouth College Board of Trustees, 1773-1813. At their December 1788 meeting, the Trustees named him and others as a committee to investigate the relationship between the Moors Indian Charity School and the College.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Vote of the Church "...to invite the reverend Prof. Moore to become Pastor of this Church...," signed Eden Burroughs, Pastor
Personal letter from Eden Burroughs of Hanover to Jon. Freeman, telling him of home and town life. Speaks of death of John Wright. Writer's son has removed with family to Canada, leaving debts behind him.
Letter from Eden Burroughs of Hanover, New Hampshire to the Dartmouth College Trustess informing them of a minority dissent in the Resolution because of a change in phrasology. Also signed by Stephen Jacob and J.T. Gilman.
Letter from Eden Burroughs of Hanover to Jon. Freeman, congratulating addressee on work and hopes war with France may yet be averted. Mrs. Phelps and daughter were drowned when the ice broke through on Connecticut. Desires news of his son.
Personal letter from Eden Burroughs of Hanover to Jon. Freeman in which he speaks of feeling of church people as changing for the better for him.
Letter from Eden Burroughs to David Chandler remonstrating with address for non-attendance at communion and his reasons for same. Demands true repentance in writing.
Letter from Eden Burroughs in Hanover to Mrs. D. Hastings summoning her before the session to answer to charges of misconduct.
Eden Burroughs at Dartmouth College, requests that Mr. Shurtleff will publish in church an inclosed letter.
Minority dissent to a resolution addressed to the Trustees of Dartmouth College signed by Eden Burroughs, Stephen Jacob, and J.T. Gilman, objecting to a change in phraseology from "Executive Authority" to "Executive Officers of College."
Explains the need to differentiate between the funds received for use of Darmouth College and Moors Indian Charity School in order to remove confusion resulting from Eleazar Wheelock and John Wheelock being presidents of both institutions. Defines the right of succession for president of Moors Indian Charity School.