Freeman, Jonathan, 1745-1808

Freeman, Jonathan, 1745-1808

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1745 - 1808

Biography

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:

John Sullivan letter

Mss 787377
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 787377
Date(s): 1787-06-27
Abstract

In English.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 793212
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 793212
Date(s): 1793-03-12
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman informing him that a New York man desires to purchase some of College grants.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 811412
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 811412
Date(s): 1811-07-12
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jonathan Freeman, asking him to survey his Lebanon farm.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 795219
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 795219
Date(s): 1795-03-19
Scope and Contents

John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman about 1785 writer agreed in name of trustees that Joseph Lee should have lot on which his house stands for twenty pounds and surrounding lands at eight pounds per acre.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 796619
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 796619
Date(s): 1796-11-19
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Wheelock of Hanover to Jon. Freeman recommending a Sophomore, Adams for aid in paying college expenses.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 797673
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 797673
Date(s): 1797-12-23
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman with a discussion of the college church trouble.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 798202.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798202.1
Date(s): 1798-03-02
Scope and Contents

Three page letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jonathan Freeman of Philadelphia informingin him that Messrs. Haskell and Burroughs are recommended for a school. Josiah Dunham is recommended highly. Writer gives his opinion of Congress.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 798213
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798213
Date(s): 1798-03-13
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman about College fire engine.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 798257
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798257
Date(s): 1798-03-07
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman informing him that the damage of the College in the fire was $100.00. Desires addressee to get engine and see insurance Companies about insuring the college. "It seems we have no alternative left but to defend ourselves with arms or resign our sovereignity as a nation to French."

John Wheelock letter

Mss 798301
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798301
Date(s): 1798-05-01
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman informing him that the instruction of the Executive of France and management of our envoys will probably weaken the Jacobin's and unite the U.S.. Discusses fire engine.