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To the Honorable the Council, and Honorable the House of Representatives for the State of the Massachusetts Bay in General Court Assembled

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State of Massachusetts Bay in the House of Representatives, April  23, 1778    

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To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 
To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives in General Court, in the Year of our Lord, 1859
 

In the House of Representatives, December 27, 1739

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In the House of Representatives December 8, 1752         

Read and ordered that the petitioner with others herein named be and they hereby are empowered (with the advice and assistance of Ephraim Curtiss, Esq.) to make sale of the within-mentioned fifty acres of land and to execute a good and sufficient deed or deeds for conveying the same to such person or persons as will give most for the same.  And that the proceeds shall be disposed of by the above-named Ephraim Curtiss according to their several rights in the law.

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1.  To the Honorable Spencer Phips, Esq., [1] Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England.  To the Honorable His Majesty's Council and House of Representatives in General Court Assembled

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To His Excellency William Shirley, Esq., Captain General and Governor in Chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England and to the Whole General Court Now Assembled, February 8, 1743

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives,

The undersigned respectfully represents that she now has a grant of fifty dollars per year as a member of the Ponkapoag Tribe of Indians; that she is seventy two years of age and that said sum of fifty dollars per year is insufficient for her comfortable support.

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The Committee to whom was referred the consideration of the Petition of Thomas Pegan of Natick, Indian, are of opinion that the prayer thereof be so far granted as that he be empowered by a good and sufficient deed to make an exchange of the six acres and half and the three quarters of an acre of land mentioned in said petition for land of equal value belonging to the said Joseph Mills, lying near the petitioner and more commodious for him.  And that same suitable persons be empowered and desired to be aiding therein and to see that justice be done him in the said exchange, which is humbly

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