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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
1741.07.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0062_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by the natives at Okokamy (or Christiantown) for the interposition of the General Court regarding the illegal removal of trees from native lands, and the Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1741.07.00
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 Natick, 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
1773.05.04.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0126_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by Ben Edick, James Robbins, John Joel, and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
Original Date Description: 
1773.05.04
1767.11.16.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0089_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An answer by Joel Joel, Benjamin Natak, Benjamin Natak, Jr., and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe in their opposition to a request by the Proprietors of Chappaquiddick Island for confirmation of their title to land
Original Date Description: 
1767-11-16
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
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
1760.06.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0033_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for redress concerning English Encroachment on Mashpee lands
Original Date Description: 
1760.06.00
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
1695.03.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0045_0014.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Shearjashub Borne for permission to purchase land from natives in Sandwich and Waquaitt, includes the order for permission
Original Date Description: 
1695.03.05
1671.06.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0023_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Pocumtuck
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Alquat And Walumpe of Pohassick seeking payment for land illegally claimed by Westfield residents
Original Date Description: 
1671.06.03
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