scholar, the accomplished gentleman, and the true Christian, were seldom ever
more happily and thoroughly united, than in him...."
Aaron Burr of Princeton College, speaking of Governor Jonathan Belcher, 1757
Foundation pages about Governor Jonathan Belcher (1682-1757), a dedicated
Christian leader who was the royal colonial governor of
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New Jersey, and the founder of Princeton
University at Princeton, New Jersey: