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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
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
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
1741.03.09.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0105_0010_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A description of the suit brought by James Claghorn against John Myers and the corresponding decision rendered by Justice of the Peace Coffin
Original Date Description: 
1741.03.09
1834.02.03.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint by the proprietor of a Boston rooming house against two Mashpee delegates in town to meet with Massachusetts authorities
Original Date Description: 
1834.02.03
1834.01.29.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A memorial of the Mashpee Indians for the redress of grievances
Original Date Description: 
1834.01.29
1789.01.00.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A remonstrance of Gideon Hawley, missionary to the Mashpee, against John Percival as guardian and in support of the recent alteration in the form of government at Mashpee
Original Date Description: 
1789.01.00
1788.10.31.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A statement in support of the appointment of Reuben Fish and John Percival as overseers
Original Date Description: 
1788.10.31
1788.06.12.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint against outside influence in their political process and lack of care provided to their indigent
Original Date Description: 
1788.06.12
1863.03.21.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request of Dexter Gigger, of the Hassanamisco Tribe of Indians, for state aid
Original Date Description: 
1863.03.21
1838.02.10.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that laws be enacted to prevent the selling and possession of spiritous liquours at Gayhead and for the authority to search on suspicion for the same
Original Date Description: 
1838.02.10