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1776.00.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0144_0010_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for liberty to sell a parcel of unimproved common land to Simeon and Nathaniel Fish
Original Date Description: 
1776
1665.10.14.00_page1.png
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Grant of the Massachusetts Legislature of five hundred acres of land through the petition of several Pennacook leaders
Original Date Description: 
1665.10.14
1782.02.04.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0235.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order to permit the sale of Indian land to satisfy the debts of an elderly Indian woman
Original Date Description: 
1782.02.04
1748.03.29.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0139_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by the Indians at Natick that their right to fish is being infringed upon by neighboring non-natives
Original Date Description: 
1748.03.28
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
1782.01.16.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0235.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to sell pine land to settle debts of an elderly Indian woman
Original Date Description: 
1782.01.16
1684.10.15.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0050_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Matthew Rice to the Massachusetts General Court asking for confirmation of his land purchased from the Natick Indians
Original Date Description: 
1684.10.15
1768.01.06.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0091_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Desire Sepit seeking authorization to sell a five acre parcel of land at Manomet Pond to John Bartlet, Jr.
Original Date Description: 
1768.01.06
1742.11.18.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0099_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Titicut
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to settle the boundaries between the English and the Indians at Titicut
Original Date Description: 
1742.11.18
1767.06.06.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0118_0004_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request by John Norton for the interposition of the General Court regarding land disputes at Edgartown, and the Court's response
Original Date Description: 
1767.06.06
1709.06.07.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0045_0027.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Permission given to a Harwich couple to purchase land of Aaron Feesy, an Indian
Original Date Description: 
1709.06.07
1707.05.25.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0045_0027.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from an English colonist for permission to purchase land that was given him by a Nauset Indian
Original Date Description: 
1707.05.25