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1779.06.10.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0223_0001_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution granting an excemption from taxation of Zechariah Mayhew's farm, due to his role as missionary to the Indians on Martha's Vineyard
Original Date Description: 
1779.06.10
1779.06.02.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0223_0001_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking an excemption from taxation of his farm, due to his role as missionary to the Indians on Martha's Vineyard
Original Date Description: 
1779.06.02
1755.02.13.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0087_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Paine Mayhew, William Hunt, and John Sumner for the Court to revisit and accept their previously submitted account of expenses
Original Date Description: 
1755.02.13
1709.05.04.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0008_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Robert Carhart of the Governor and General Court to appoint someone to resolve native and non-native land boundary disputes, and the responses of the Court and Carhart
Original Date Description: 
1709.05.04
1704.06.11.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0083_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Original Date Description: 
1704.06.11
1696.10.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0066_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Nantucket, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Matthew Mayhew and James Coffin for the General Court to approve a bounty for liquor seized by native peoples in Dukes County and Nantucket, and the General Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1696.10.03
1869.02.16.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Deep Bottom
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Priscilla Freeman for a inquiry into and resolution regarding her right and title to Indian lands at Deep Bottom
Original Date Description: 
1869.02.16
1868.02.25.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Deep Bottom
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Priscilla Freeman for financial assistance in the care of her mother, Jemima Easton, recently removed to New Bedford, and for an inquiry into the title of her property at Deep Bottom
Original Date Description: 
1868.02.25
1821.05.31.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Deep Bottom
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request on behalf of John Sanders and his family that a committee be appointed to inquire into encroachments on his lands, together with the accompanying committee report postponing the consideration of said petition.
Original Date Description: 
1821.05.31
1852.05.05.01_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Deep Bottom
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint of encroachments on their common lands by non-Natives and a request for the appointment of commissioners to investigate and to apportion lands to families
Original Date Description: 
1852.05.05
1854.03.10.01_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Deep Bottom
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint of encroachments on her lands by non-Natives and a request for redress for her losses and to apportion lands to families
Original Date Description: 
1854.03.10
1854.03.10.02_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Deep Bottom
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of numerous inhabitants of the Town of Tisbury that relief be granted to Jemima Easton
Original Date Description: 
1854.03.10