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1733.08.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0031_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Joshua Ralph, an Indian man from Eastham, MA, on behalf of his son, Joshua Ralph, Jr., seeking permission for him to marry the presumed widow, Rachel Francis
Original Date Description: 
1733.08.00
1739.12.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0047_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 to sell land at Natick as a mean to remove his son, John, from debt
Original Date Description: 
1739.12.05
1760.03.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0030_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 Mary Tom, of Natick, the sole heir to the estate of her mother and father, seeking authorization to sell land in order to settle debts
Original Date Description: 
1760.03.00
1760.04.21.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0030_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order on the request of Mary Tom, of Natick, the sole heir to the estate of her mother and father, empowering Moses Fiske, as administrator, to sell land in order to settle debts
Original Date Description: 
1760.04.21
1796.00.00.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from the Town of Natick for financial assistance from the Commonwealth in caring for Indians and their families
Original Date Description: 
1796.00.00
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
1752.12.01.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0036_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request from John Curtis of Worcester, attorney, on behalf of Martha Bowman and her heirs, to sell, for their benefit, certain lands in Natick
Original Date Description: 
1752.12.01
1759.09.24.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0027_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 Sarah Rumneymarsh, widow of Samuel Rumneymarsh, who considering her age, infirmity, and dire financial condition, seeks authorization to sell land
Original Date Description: 
1759.09.24
1759.10.17.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0027_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order empowering Sarah Rumneymarsh together with the guardian of the Natick Indians to sell Indian land in Natick for the benefit of said Rumneymarsh
Original Date Description: 
1759.10.17
1739.12.27.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0047_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order by the Massachusetts General Court on the request of Thomas Pegan to sell land at Natick as a mean to remove his son, John, from debt
Original Date Description: 
1739.12.27
1755.11.27.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for authority to sell land allotted to Sarah Wabon, deceased, in order to pay for the care and nursing of her daughter, Sarah Wabon
Original Date Description: 
1755.11.27
1808.02.18.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Hannah Chore for leave to sell her interest in Indian land in order to pay debts
Original Date Description: 
1808.02.18