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1783.03.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0239_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request for statement of rights of ownership of property after an epidemic
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
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
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
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 Cathcart 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
1748.04.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0139_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Order from the General Court that Ebenezer Felch come before the Court to respond to the complaint of the Natick Indians
Original Date Description: 
1748.04.22
1783.06.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0239_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Legislation providing a Gay Head widow title to land at Farm Neck
Original Date Description: 
1783-06-05
1781.05.02.00_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 resolution in favor of the request of David Ralph granting liberty for him to sell land in the Town of Eastham
Original Date Description: 
1781.05.02
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
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
1752.11.19.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0034_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Peter Brand, an Indian physician of Natick, asking for a stay of execution in a land dispute with John Drury
Original Date Description: 
1752.11.19
1740.06.09.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0054_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 Solomon Wamsquon asking permission to sell land
Original Date Description: 
1740.06.09