Daniel Webster & the Dartmouth College Case

Daniel Webster was born on January 18, 1782, in Salisbury, New Hampshire, at a location within the present-day city of Franklin. He was the son of Abigail (née Eastman) and Ebenezer Webster, a farmer and local official who served in the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War. Ebenezer’s ancestor, the Scottish-born Thomas Webster, had migrated to the United States around 1636. Webster … Continue reading Daniel Webster & the Dartmouth College Case