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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:

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 795219
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 795219
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 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 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 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 792171
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 792171
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman. Jasper Murdock desires to buy some of college grants. Will pay $1500 down. Dr. Hasting wants his pay.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 793212
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 793212
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
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jonathan Freeman, asking him to survey his Lebanon farm.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 796619
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 796619
Scope and Contents Letter from John Wheelock of Hanover to Jon. Freeman recommending a Sophomore, Adams for aid in paying college expenses.