Gay Head

To his Excellency Sir William Phips, Knight, Captain General and Governor in Chief of Their Majesties' Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, the Honored Council and Representatives Now Convened in General Assembly

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To His Excellency The Governor and Council and Representatives in General Assembly

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The Committee appointed to take into consideration the petition of the Reverend Zechariah Mayhew, Minister of the Gospel and Missionary to the Indians on Martha’s Vineyard, have attended that service and ask leave to report the following resolves.

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To the Honorable Council, and to the Honorable the House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts Bay

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To the Honorable William Stoughton, Esq., the Council and Representatives in General Council Assembled

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To His Excellency Joseph Dudley, Governour, and to the Honorable the Council and Representatives in General Court Assembled

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Tribes
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request detailing several objections regarding the Province of Massachusetts Bay claiming jurisdiction over Martha's Vineyard, alias Capawock, and a specific request that a former act prohibiting the sale of "strong drink" be enacted
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Mashpee Wampanoag, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
List of Mashpee voters in favor of or against Phineas Fish, with another list of Indian families at Christiantown