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1826.07.11.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society
Summary
A letter to Judge John Davis from Phineas Fish regarding his salary and his fears about how any reduction of it might hurt his family and disrupt his ministry at Mashpee
Original Date Description: 
1826.07.11
1694.10.20.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0113_0007.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A visual description of Martha's Vineyard in 1694 accompanied by a proposal to consolidate the towns of Tisbury and Chilmark
Original Date Description: 
1694-10-20
1765.10.31.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0073_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization to sell land at Natick, held by Zerviah Abraham Ompany, and the avails, less a small amount to build a house, to be transferred to the guardians of the Indians at Martha's Vineyard and held in interest of said Ompany
Original Date Description: 
1765.10.31
1783.03.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0188_0006_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by a number of the Chappaquiddick Indians regarding the encroachments by the English onto Indian land
Original Date Description: 
1783_03_22
1762.01.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0043_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request of Samuel Cognehew, Benjamin Natick, and others on behalf of the Chappaquiddick Tribe for the construction of a meeting house to be financed from the funds due to them, and the General Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1762.01.22
1782.04.01.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0188_0001_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by John Pease, Jr. seeking liberty to either remove a small dwelling house, in which he held an interest, from the lands of the Chappaquiddick or to be compensated for his interest in the building
Original Date Description: 
1782-04-01
1743.05.26.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0109_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Samuel Abraham seeking permission to sell ten acres of his common land at Natick in order to settle debts
Original Date Description: 
1743.05.26
1726.11.29.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0022_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of John Coquet and others for the interposition of the Legislature in the sale and development of land by overseer Simeon Butler, includes the order for Butler's removal
Original Date Description: 
1726-11-29
1811.08.23.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A contract from the Overseers of Mashpee providing Phineas fish with the annual use of certain Mashpee lands and a recommendation to convey a deed for land on which his house may be built
Original Date Description: 
1811.08.23
1833.11.25.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society
Summary
A letter from Harvard President Josiah Quincy requesting Phineas Fish to provide details of his missionary work with the Indians in Barnstable County.
Original Date Description: 
1833.11.25
1758.05.31.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0016_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Benjamin Wiser of Worcester on behalf of himself, Sarah Printer, Leah Chalcom, Judah Ephraim, Elizabeth Camacho and mary Ephraim, seeking permission to sell the late Samuel Tobumso's land in Natick
Original Date Description: 
1758.05.31
1741.11.25.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0070_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Thomas Pegan seeking authorization to exchange with Joseph Mills lands of equal value
Original Date Description: 
1741.11.25