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1836.04.10.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
The request of a large part of the Mashpee tribe to dismiss Phineas Fish and have access to Harvard's Indian fund
Original Date Description: 
1836.04.10
1836.01.00.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A number of Mashpee find their support of the religious institutions is based upon their ancestors' example
Original Date Description: 
1836.01.00
1762.01.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0043_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request of Samuel Cognehew, Benjamin Natak, and others on behalf of the Chappaquiddick Tribe for the construction of a meeting house to be financed from the funds due to them, and the General Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1762.01.22
1695.03.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0045_0014.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Shearjashub Borne for permission to purchase land from natives in Sandwich and Waquaitt, includes the order for permission
Original Date Description: 
1695.03.05
1685.01.28.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0029_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a grant of land eight miles square in the Nipmuc Country
Original Date Description: 
1685.01.28
1763.06.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0056_0001.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 from John Pease, Joseph Huxford, and others seeking confirmation to the titles of lands purchased under dubious legal circumstances, and the General Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1763.06.08
1757.11.19.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0303_0007.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Isaac James and others for the interposition of the Legislature in the protection of land and fishing and whaling rights for natives in the Towns of Eastham and Harwich, and Billingsgate Point
Original Date Description: 
1757.11.19
1694.09.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0063_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Hercules, Lawrence, and John Quasson, on behalf of Indians living in Eastham, Yarmouth, and Monomoy, Massachusetts, seeking the restoration of order in their communities and a reduction in drunkeness and stealing
Original Date Description: 
1694.09.05
1739.12.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0047_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 Thomas Pegan to sell land at Natick as a mean to remove his son, John, from debt
Original Date Description: 
1739.12.05
1766.01.28.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0077_0001.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 complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Benjamin Natak, and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe to the Committee for Managing Indian Affairs in Dukes County seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
Original Date Description: 
1766.01.28
1783.06.20.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0239_0004.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 resolve empowering guardians Josiah Stone, Joseph Twitchel and Eloazer Kingsbury to sell land on behalf of native peoples of Natick, and the General Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1783.06.20
1761.04.02.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0038_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Philip Metack for additional funds in consideration of his miliary service and three years of captivity by the enemy
Original Date Description: 
1761.04.02