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1680.10.13.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0024_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for the liberty to build a parsonage and to establish Nathaniel Gookin as minister
Original Date Description: 
1680.10.13
1679.06.07.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0020_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
The passage of a law restricting the firing of woods by both English and Indians and an order that the law be communicated to the Indians
Original Date Description: 
1679.06.07
1679.05.29.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0020_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for restrictions on the Indians use of fire
Original Date Description: 
1679.05.29
1678.10.02.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0018_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for exemption from Colony taxes, includes an order in response exempting the town from a single tax for a period of three years
Original Date Description: 
1678.10.02
1674.10.07.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0016_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a grant of land between Medfield and Natick, the liberty to purchase additional land from the Natick Indians, and exemption from taxes for seven years
Original Date Description: 
1674.10.07
1671.05.31.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0012_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a grant of land at Kunnapoag, south of the Town of Marlborough
Original Date Description: 
1671.05.31
1669.05.19.01_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0010_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Original Date Description: 
1669.05.19
1669.05.19.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0010_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for additional of meadowlands and the confirmation of their grant of Indian lands, includes a committee report on request
Original Date Description: 
1669.05.19
1662.05.07.04_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0007_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request for a land grant and establishment as a separate town at Natick, includes Committee Appointment and Court Order
Original Date Description: 
1662.05.07
1777.01.27.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0182_0001_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for greater protection from British forces due to its larger population and its economic and strategic value
Original Date Description: 
1777.01.27
1700.11.01.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0075_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a Special Court or some other form of relief in his trial for killing an Indian man while on the "High Seas"
Original Date Description: 
1700.11.01
1694.00.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0113_0006_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nantucket
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A description of the state of Dukes County, in particular issues of justice regarding Indians and their lands
Original Date Description: 
1694.00.00