Gay Head

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request detailing several objections regarding the Province of Massachusetts Bay claiming jurisdiction over Martha's Vineyard alias Capowick 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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution granting an excemption from taxation of Zechariah Mayhew's farm, due to his role as missionary to the Indians on Martha's Vineyard
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking an excemption from taxation of his farm, due to his role as missionary to the Indians on Martha's Vineyard
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Paine Mayhew, William Hunt, and John Sumner for the Court to revisit and accept their previously submitted account of expenses
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for the appointment of guardians to, among other things, arbitrate specific financial and land use conflicts within the community
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolve granting Joseph Metack additional funds for his military service and in consideration of his three years held in captivity by the enemy
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Philip Metack for additional funds in consideration of his miliary service and three years of captivity by the enemy
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A verification by Capt. Samuel Thaxter of Joseph Metack's military service and his disposition as a soldier