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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:

Notice to Proprietors of Hanover

Mss 777220.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 777220.1
Overview Notice to the proprietors of Hanover of a meeting, lists five matters to be acted on concerning the property in Hanover, mentions John House (1744-1825), Moody Freeman (1753-1828) and Isaac Walbridge (1745-1882).

Notice to Proprietors of Hanover, NH

Mss 795607
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 795607
Overview Notice to proprietors of Hanover to meet at Benjamin Hatch's Inn and minutes of town meeting, signed by Jonathan Freeman (1745-1808).

Order from Selectmen to Nathaniel Benton

Mss 781213.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 781213.1
Overview Order from the selectmen of Hanover to Nathaniel Benton to collect 54 pounds to buy wheat flour to store in Hanover, includes list of towns people and amounts they are to be taxes, signed by Jonathan Freeman and others.

Otis Freeman letter

Mss 800160.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 800160.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Otis Freeman of Hanover to Jon. Freeman, informing him that Capt. Thomas Durkee has died of pleurisy and Mr. Parker at 97. Writer wants to know best price for "Soldiers right". Also if there is any way to get soldiers wages put into hands of a paymaster not insolvent and who never pays any payments.

Otis Freeman letter

Mss 797174
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 797174
Scope and Contents Letter from Otis Freeman of Hanover to Jon. Freeman regarding Lottery. Town Meeting House has burned down.

Otis Freeman letter

Mss 797365
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 797365
Scope and Contents Letter from Otis Freeman of Hanover to Jon. Freeman giving him results of election and discusses addressee's personal affairs.

Otis Freeman letter

Mss 799112.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 799112.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Otis Freeman of Hanover to Jon. Freeman informing him that he is afraid French influence will divide some of the States from the Union.

Otis Freeman letter

Mss 799161
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 799161
Scope and Contents Letter from Otis Freeman of Hanover to Jon. Freeman regarding legislature and politics.

Petition

Mss 791555.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 791555.1
Overview Petition and list of subscribers asking that a school be established in the center district of Hanover, and a second list subscribing to prolongation of the school term. On the reverse of the sheet is a statement about procuring a schoolmaster, dated October 6, 1791, as well as a map showing Dr. Wheelock's 300 acres, The Governor's Lot and Phillip's wood lot. Subscribers include Jonathan Freeman (1745-1808), Nathaniel Wright (1747-1828), Stephen Benton, Otis Freeman (1748-1832), Ghirshon Page,...

Petition to Selectmen of Hanover

Mss 842161.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 842161.1
Overview Petition to the selectmen of Hanover to insert a resolution to discontinue the Wolfeborough Road from Elisha Kinne's house to the land of Lathrop Willis into the town meeting agenda, signed by Jonathan Freeman (1745-1808), Elisha P. Kinne, John Smith, Darius Hurlbutt, James Culver, John Bridgman, Moses Morse, Joseph Pinneo (1759-1845), John Silver, Rufus Camp, John Silver, Chauncey Bridgman, Philander Hall, John Huntoon, Bevel Durkee and Perley Birks.