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1856.04.15.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint regarding the illegal cutting and sale of wood from her land and a request for a legislative inquiry and redress
Original Date Description: 
1856.04.15
1836.04.10.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
The request of a large part of the Mashpee tribe to dismiss Phineas Fish and have access to Harvard's Indian fund
Original Date Description: 
1836.04.10
1768.01.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0092_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Undetermined
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for the release of funds necessary to support three Indian children put under his care
Original Date Description: 
January 1768
1753.09.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0030_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Robin Suncasin and others Mashpee natives for the interposition of the Legislature in the protection of their land, marsh, and river from encroachment
Original Date Description: 
1753.09.08
1753.12.10.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0061_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking liberty to sell as much land as necessary to settle debts accrued in the medical care of various family members, together with an order from the Court granting said request with certain stipulations
Original Date Description: 
1753.12.10
1679.06.07.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0020_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
The passage of a law restricting the firing of woods by both English and Indians and an order that the law be communicated to the Indians
Original Date Description: 
1679.06.07
1676.02.14.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Original Date Description: 
1676.02.14
1679.05.29.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0020_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for restrictions on the Indians use of fire
Original Date Description: 
1679.05.29
1782.11.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0239_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Agreement of the tribe to support their minister's debt by selling a portion of their land
Original Date Description: 
1782.11.22
1677.01.18.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0038_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Gookin's request that Medfield be compelled to provide some Christian Indian soldiers a share of the money from the sale of prisoners they had captured who were sold as slaves
Original Date Description: 
1677.01.18
1781.03.21.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0233.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of David Ralph asking for permission to sell land in the Town of Eastham
Original Date Description: 
1781.03.21
1771.04.03.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0110_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for recovery of funds expended in the care of Sarah Wamsquam
Original Date Description: 
April 03, 1771