Fall River/Troy

In the House of Representatives, April 14, 1772

On a petition of Lydia Squinn, Indian woman of Middleborough, resolved that the prayer of said petition be granted and the said guardians are empowered to sell said land agreeable to a law of this Province, in that case made and provided and execute a good and lawful deed of the same.

Legislative Action:

1To His Excellency Thomas Hutchinson, Esq., Captain General 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 The  Honourable House of Representatives in General Court Assembled at Cambridge, the 8th of April 1772
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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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution empowering the guardians to sell five and three quarters acres of land owned by Lydia Squinn in order to pay debts

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Gentleman,

To His Excellency the Governor and Honorable Council of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

To His Excellency The Governor and the Honorable the Council of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts          
 
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Affirmation by numerous townspeople of the Indian lineage of Zerviah Gould Mitchell