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1768.06.27.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0099_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of John Norton, agent to the Proprietors of Chappaquiddick, that the General Court act upon a petition from the previous year relating to the confirmation of title for lands purchased from the Indians
Original Date Description: 
1768.06.27
1748.04.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0139_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Order from the General Court that Ebenezer Felch come before the Court to respond to the complaint of the Natick Indians
Original Date Description: 
1748.04.22
1811.08.23.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A contract from the Overseers of Mashpee providing Phineas fish with the annual use of certain Mashpee lands and a recommendation to convey a deed for land on which his house may be built
Original Date Description: 
1811.08.23
1767.12.30.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0090_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Information regarding the inaccurate surveying of land sold by Patience Thomas, Abigail Osgood, and Caleb Brand to Nehemiah Cushing and Israel Turner and request for direction leading to its proper resolution
Original Date Description: 
1767.12.30
1762.01.18.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0045_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Micah Whitney that the General Court take up and grant the earlier petition of Hannah Speen
Original Date Description: 
1762.01.18
1813.05.18.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request from the guardians that they may be empowered to place liens on cattle or collect taxes on cattle pastured on proprietors lands
Original Date Description: 
1813.05.18
1781.01.19.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Sarah Berry, Jerusha Hawkins, and their respective families, Ponkapaug Indians, for relief from taxes
Original Date Description: 
1781.01.19
1829.06.09.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request for redress regarding injustices associated with the division of their lands
Original Date Description: 
1829.06.09
1797.05.22.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request to sell land and with the proceeds to pay debts and purchase an alternative piece of land for the benefit of the tribe
Original Date Description: 
1797.05.22
1788.07.30.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request concerning the encroachment and trespass by non proprietors
Original Date Description: 
1788.07.30
1816.05.18.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request that the law entitled " An Act for the better regulation of the Indian, Mulatto and Negro proprietors of Gayhead in the county of Dukes County" be repealed
Original Date Description: 
1816.05.18
1811.07.13.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request from sundry in the community for a delay in the appointment of new guardians until a meeting of proprietors and inhabitants can be held
Original Date Description: 
1811.07.13