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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 120 Collections and/or Records:

W.A. Kent letter

Mss 798120
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798120
Scope and Contents Letter from W.A. Kent of Concord to Jon. Freeman the Governor having offered to resign his office if the legislature would not increase his salary, a committee of fifteen vote to increase it to $1200 per year. Lottery tickets are selling fast.

W.A. Kent letter

Mss 798175
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798175
Scope and Contents Letter from W.A. Kent of Concord to Jon. Freeman regarding sale of lottery tickets.

W.A. Kent letter

Mss 798202
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798202
Scope and Contents Letter from W.A. Kent of Concord to Jon. Freeman regarding sale of lottery tickets.

W.A. Kent letter

Mss 798216
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798216
Scope and Contents Letter from W.A. Kent of Concord to Jon. Freeman regarding sale of lottery tickets.

William Austin Kent letter

Mss 800468
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 800468
Scope and Contents Letter from William Austin Kent of Concord to Jonathan Freeman relating to the Dartmouth college lottery.

Wm. Chandler and Associates letter

Mss 788353
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 788353
Overview In English.

Wm. Cummings letter

Mss 798121
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798121
Scope and Contents Letter from Wm. Cummings of Hebron to Jon. Freeman informing him that he does not know if his son Jonathan, a carpenter in Philadelphia, is dead or not and begs information.

Wm. Woodward letter

Mss 798217
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798217
Scope and Contents Wm. Woodward of Hanover to Jon. Freeman discusses rent cases and asks advice of addressee on what action to take.

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.