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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 797673
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 797673
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
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
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
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 798678
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 798678
Scope and Contents Personal letter from John Wheelock of Dartmouth College to Jon. Freeman.

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.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 789671
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 789671
Overview In English.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 790254
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 790254
Overview In English.