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1768.05.27.00_page 1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0094_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Joel Joel, Benjamin Natick, John Joel, Sr., and other Chappaquiddick Indians seeking relief from the encroachment of their non-Native neighbors in Edgartown
Original Date Description: 
1768.05.27
1767.11.20.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0100_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Mark Kurdoody, Sr., and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
Original Date Description: 
1767.11.20
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
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
1753.01.25.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0045_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Cape Cod
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for compensation for expenses associated with care, support, and funeral of Mercy Amerquit, with additional recompense requested for the continued care of Amerquit's young child
Original Date Description: 
1753.01.25
1777.05.10.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0214_0001_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A certification of the account of Michael Bacon and a resolution granting him compensation for expenses incurred in the boarding, nursing, and burial of Alexander Queppish
Original Date Description: 
1777.05.10
1744.02.08.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0118_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Cape Cod
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request by the Selectmen of Braintree to be reimbursed for expenses paid for the final sickness, funeral, and burial of an Indian soldier
Original Date Description: 
1744.02.08
1739.12.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0046_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Cape Cod
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for reimbursement for expenses provided for the last sickeness, funeral, and burial of an elderly Cape Cod Indian woman
Original Date Description: 
1739.12.00
1748.02.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0137_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Mary Plimton for the payment of debts accrued in the nursing and burial of Sarah Quill, includes the order and allowance by the Legislature
Original Date Description: 
1748.02.00
1776.07.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0214_0001_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Michael Bacon for reimbursement in the boarding, nursing, and burying of former soldier, Alexander Queppish
Original Date Description: 
1776.07.00
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
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