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1741.03.09.02_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0105_0010_0004.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A description of the suit brought by Nicholas Norton against John Myers and the corresponding decision rendered by Justice of the Peace Coffin
Original Date Description: 
1741.03.09
1696.01.28.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A record of the sentencing to bond slavery of three Indian men, Ralph Jones, Robin Sepit, and John Sepit, for terms of two years each, for theft
Original Date Description: 
1696.01.28
1729.07.03.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An eyewitness statement by Stephen Numock testifying against Eliakim Quacum, accused of stealing a canoe
Original Date Description: 
1729.07.03
1834.02.01.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society
Summary
A letter from a Mashpee overseer, discussing William Apes' and Phineas Fish's conduct at Mashpee
Original Date Description: 
1834.02.01
1696.10.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0066_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Nantucket, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), 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
1694.09.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0063_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Hercules, Lawrence, and John Quasson, on behalf of Indians living in Eastham, Yarmouth, and Monomoy, Massachusetts, seeking the restoration of order in their communities and a reduction in drunkeness and stealing
Original Date Description: 
1694.09.05
1766.01.28.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0077_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Benjamin Natak, and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe to the Committee for Managing Indian Affairs in Dukes County seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
Original Date Description: 
1766.01.28
1695.07.09.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A record of the sentencing to bond slavery of an Indian man, Stephen Wampum, for a term of one year for theft
Original Date Description: 
1695.07.09
1741.09.26.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0061_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request of Josiah Speen asking permission to sell land to reimburse Deacon Jonathan Rice for items stolen from Rice by Speen's son Daniel, who was one of Rice's servants
Original Date Description: 
1741.09.26
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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 the county
Original Date Description: 
1862.02.00
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
1845.01.27.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that such laws be enacted that would protect the cranberries growing on Indian lands from illegal and untimely harvest by native and non-native alike
Original Date Description: 
1845.01.27