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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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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. To the Honorable His Majesty's Council and House of Representatives in General Court Assembled

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Province of the Massachusetts Bay                       

To His Excellency William Shirley, Esq., Captain General and Governour in Chief of Said Province, to the Honourable His Majesty's Council and House of Representatives in General Court Assembled, September 16, 1741

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Province of the Massachusetts Bay                       

To His Excellency William Shirley, Esq., Captain General and Governour in Chief of Said Province, to the Honourable His Majesty's Council and House of Representatives in General Court Assembled, September 16, 1741

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Province of the    Massachusetts Bay                       

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To His Excellency Jonathan Belcher, Esq., Captain General and Governor in Chief, The Honorable His Majesty's Council and House of Representatives in General Court Assembled at Boston, March 25, 1741

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To His Excellency Jonathan Belcher, Esq., Captain General and Governor 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 Jonathan Belcher Captain General and Governour in Chief, to the Honourable His Majesty's Council and House of Representatives of General Court Assembled This Fifth of December in the Twelfth Year of the King's Reign

Humbly sheweth Thomas Pegan of Natick that his son John Pegan is much in debt on account of sickness.  He has had in his family and to purchase clothes to shield him from the injuries of the

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The Committee appointed to consider the petition of the Indian (Proprietors of Oyster Island), [have met] and considered the same are of opinion that the heirs of Daniel Parker, Esq., who have said island in possession be served with a copy of said petition to show cause, if any, they have on the first Tuesday of the next May Session of this Court why the prayer thereof may not be granted, and that the petition be referred till that time which is humbly submitted in the name and per order of the Committee.  Melatiah Bourne.  In Council.

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To the Honourable William Dummer, Esq., Lieutenant Governour and Commander in Chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, to the Honourable His Majesty's Council and House of Representatives in General Court Now Met and Assembled

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