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Freeman, Jonathan, 1745-1808

 

Dates

  • 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 122 Collections and/or Records:

Wm. Woodward letter

Mss 798278.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798278.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Wm. Woodward of Hanover to Jon. Freeman Dr. Blood, and Mr. Zadock Brown informing him that he wishes to exchange some land, and writer asks addressee regarding legal steps.

Wm. Woodward letter

Mss 798312
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798312
Scope and Contents Letter from Wm. Woodward of Hanover to Jon. Freeman, informing him that Joshua Sanderson wants to rent 100 acres lot in Orford for 24 bushels of wheat annually. Writer cannot have college and chapel painted until college gets more money.