Freeman, Jonathan, 1745-1808
- Existence: 1745 - 1808
Jonathan Freeman (1745-1808) was a Trustee of Dartmouth College from 1793-1808 as well as Financier of Dartmouth College from 1789-1808. In 1797, Freeman was elected to the U.S. Congress where he served until 1801. As an original Hanover settler and prominent landholder, Freeman was responsible for the first survey of the village as well as its design with the Green at the center.
Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from B. Conner of Exeter to Jon. Freeman is sending addressee letter about lottery.
Letter from B. Woodward of Hanover to Jon. Freeman in which he mourns the outcome of politics, by hopes Pres. Jefferson may consult true interests of the United States. Anxious to hear about French treaty.
Letter from B. Woodward of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman regarding business of Landaff.
Letter from B. Woodward of Hanover to Jon. Freeman about federal politics.
Letter from B. Woodward of Hanover to Jon. Freeman, informing him that people are pleased with steps taken by Congress to honor memory of Washington. Big fires at Windsor.
Letter from B. Woodward of Hanover to Jon. Freeman concerning him sending addressee account againt State.
Letter from Benj. True of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman receipt for $6.68 paid by Peyton R. Freeman.
Letter from Bezaleel Woodward of Dartmouth College to Jonathan Freeman, discussing a recent fire; the hope that a fire engine may be procured; legistrative action; and local news.
Letter from B.M. Gilbert of Hanover to Jon. Freeman, informing him that he desires to know if addressee will contribute to subscription for fire engine and buy same at Philadelphia. The Jacobins have succeeded in controlling election.
Letter from B.M.I. Gilbert of Hanover to Jon. Freeman discussing Lyon-Griswold Trouble. Fears war with France. Miss Lucy Brewster is dead. There have been two outbreaks of fire in the college, so money is being subscribed to buy buckets and an engine.
Letter from Col. Freeman of Hanover to Jon. Freeman regrets that Jacobin influence should cause high federal officers to criticize executive for sending envoys to France. "This neighborhood is freed from that pest S. Burroughs who went to Canada with his family excorted by Capt. of Hanover militia, Wright, and others of same stamp."
Letter from Dan Shaw of Lyme to Jon. Freeman informing him that he desires John Fairfield to be appointed Justice of Peace.
Proposition from E. Brewster, R. Graves and Hutchinson of Hanover to Jon. Freeman to buy the college ferry. Reply by addressee stating terms.
Letter from E. Knowlton to Jon. Freeman with receipt for payment of account.
Personal letter from Eben Burroughs of Hanover to John Freeman, referring to life in town. Speaks to addressee's reference to Bishop of Maryland and church matters.
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 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.