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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
Original Date Description: 
1835.00.00
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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
Original Date Description: 
1779.06.10
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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
Original Date Description: 
1779.06.02
1768.05.31.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0095_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A directive that fifteen pounds be paid out to the Ompany's and used for the purpose mentioned in the petition
Original Date Description: 
1768.05.31
1756.06.07.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0112_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for the Court to allow Arey to appeal a verdict in his lawsuit against Joseph Unquet
Original Date Description: 
1756.06.07
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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
Original Date Description: 
1755.02.13
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by the natives at Okokamy (or Christiantown) for the interposition of the General Court regarding the illegal removal of trees from native lands, and the Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1741.07.00
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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, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Robert Carhart of the Governor and General Court to appoint someone to resolve native and non-native land boundary disputes, and the responses of the Court and Carhart
Original Date Description: 
1709.05.04
1704.06.11.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0083_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Original Date Description: 
1704.06.11
1696.10.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0066_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Nantucket, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Matthew Mayhew and James Coffin for the General Court to approve a bounty for liquor seized by native peoples in Dukes County and Nantucket, and the General Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1696.10.03
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Deep Bottom, Christiantown, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society
Summary
A request that a provision be made that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts bear a just proportion of the costs arising from criminal prosecutions of the Indians of Marthas Vineyard
Original Date Description: 
1863.01.31
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for relief from the encroachments of neighbors and a description of the losses resulting from said depredations
Original Date Description: 
1861.01.12