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1860.01.07.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by Zerviah Gould Mitchell regarding the illegal cutting and sale of wood from her land and a request for a legislative inquiry and redress
Original Date Description: 
1860.01.07
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
1781.01.01.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the Indian land purchased by Joseph Parker be confirmed to him by the General Court
Original Date Description: 
1781.01.01
1784.01.30.01_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the Indian land he purchased, unknowingly in violation of the law, be confirmed to him by the General Court
Original Date Description: 
1784.01.30
1752.12.01.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0036_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request from John Curtis of Worcester, attorney, on behalf of Martha Bowman and her heirs, to sell, for their benefit, certain lands in Natick
Original Date Description: 
1752.12.01
1752.12.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0036_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order empowering Ephraim Curtis to sell 50 acres of Indian land in Natick for the benefit of Martha Bowman and her heirs
Original Date Description: 
1752.12.08
1726.12.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0024_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Samuel Abraham, Sr., a Natick Indian, asking permission to sell some land in order to build a house, stating that he is "weary of living in a wigwam"
Original Date Description: 
1726.12.00
1755.11.27.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for authority to sell land allotted to Sarah Wabon, deceased, in order to pay for the care and nursing of her daughter, Sarah Wabon
Original Date Description: 
1755.11.27
1756.06.09.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Order on the request by Samuel Morse asking to be empowered to sell land belonging to a minor Indian child for the purpose of providing care to said child
Original Date Description: 
1756.06.09
1752.11.19.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0034_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Peter Brand, an Indian physician of Natick, asking for a stay of execution in a land dispute with John Drury
Original Date Description: 
1752.11.19
1834.02.03.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Original Date Description: 
1834.02.03
1772.01.06.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0114_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Lydia Squinn seeking authorization to sell land to John Frye in order to pay debts
Original Date Description: 
1772.01.06