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1836.01.00.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A number of Mashpee find their support of the religious institutions is based upon their ancestors' example
Original Date Description: 
1836.01.00
1763.06.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0056_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 request from John Pease, Joseph Huxford, and others seeking confirmation to the titles of lands purchased under dubious legal circumstances, and the General Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1763.06.08
1757.11.19.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0303_0007.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Isaac James and others for the interposition of the Legislature in the protection of land and fishing and whaling rights for natives in the Towns of Eastham and Harwich, and Billingsgate Point
Original Date Description: 
1757.11.19
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
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
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
1783.06.20.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0239_0004.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 resolve empowering guardians Josiah Stone, Joseph Twitchel and Eloazer Kingsbury to sell land on behalf of native peoples of Natick, and the General Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1783.06.20
1761.04.02.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0038_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Philip Metack for additional funds in consideration of his miliary service and three years of captivity by the enemy
Original Date Description: 
1761.04.02
1709.05.04.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0008_0001.jpg
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
1761.04.09.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0038_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolve granting Joseph Metack additional funds for his military service and in consideration of his three years held in captivity by the enemy
Original Date Description: 
1761.04.09
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
1762.01.18.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0045_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 Micah Whitney that the General Court take up and grant the earlier petition of Hannah Speen
Original Date Description: 
1762.01.18