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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:

John Wheelock letter

Mss 798257
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798257
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
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.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 798310
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798310
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jonathan Freeman of Philadelphia informing him that it seems impossible to make an immediate payment on an engine. Writer thanks Freeman for Harper's speech.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 798373
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798373
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman informing him that in this country the people are more united against the conduct of France than ever before in any cause.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 800254
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 800254
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman, informing him that he desires addressee to purchase for library "Transactions of the Philadelphia Philosophical Society" bound in four volumes for $18.00.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 798678
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798678
Scope and Contents Personal letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 800170
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 800170
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman, telling him that he cannot understand how there can still be friends to France in the United States.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 800690
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 800690
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman regarding politics and granting of a tract of land near Lake Erie to Indians to develope fur trade, and friendship with Indians.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 801106.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 801106.1
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock to Jon. Freeman concerning a confidential matter relating to U.S. frontiers, and settling of Indians on frontier reservations. Acknowledgement of receipt of a copy of proposed treaty with France, and commenting on it.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 801164
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 801164
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman, informing him that Jared Griswold has been arrested and confessed to theft of watch. Everyone is excited about approaching election. Writer believes Jefferson will uphold honor of country.