Washington, and to the efficient board of trustees, which has included such men as Robert C. Ogden and Seth Low.
Their officials are a clerk, five trustees, a collector of taxes and a treasurer.
The charitable institutions of the state are supervised by separate boards of trustees appointed by the governor.
Subordinate to them are the township boards of trustees, composed of a clerk, and two justices of the peace.
In 1815, when the Dartmouth board of trustees was rent by factions, the majority, who were Federalists and Congregationalists, removed the president, John Wheelock, who was a Presbyterian, and appointed Francis Brown in his place.