African-American/Black

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Thomas and Patience Ferrit Nichols seeking authorization to sell a parcel of land owned by Patience, one of the Indians living at Grafton
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mohican Nation Stockbridge-Munsee Band
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request by two Stockbridge residents for permission to purchase Indian land on which to build a mill.
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nantucket
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint of the treatment of men in the the employ of the whale fishery to include Indians and a request for an inquiry into the matter
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Prince Vitto that the Court corroborate and confirm his title to land sold to him by Job Comecho
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint that the mill of Samuel Stratton is negatively affecting the improvements of William Boden
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request and resolution for authorization for James Ahearn to take possession of the house of the late Joash Panue
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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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for remuneration for time and suffering while captive during military service
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the law authorizing the appointment of guardians over the Indians at Gayhead be repealed
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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
Summary
A description of the injustice done to him and a request for financial assistance