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1778.01.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0183_0006_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking articulation from the Court as to the continued authority of the guardians as it relates to the Declaration of Independence
1777.06.23.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0218_0001_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization for the Guardians of the Natick Indians to refund unto said Dewing money spent on a voided purchase of land from Bejamin Wiser in 1768
1677.01.24.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0105_0006_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Eames for an exchange of land at Sherborn for that of Natick
1783.03.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0188_0006_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by a number of the Chappaquiddick Indians regarding the encroachments by the English onto Indian land
1782.12.10.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0188_0005_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by a number of the Chappaquiddick Indians regarding the encroachments by the English onto Indian land
1782.04.01.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0188_0001_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by John Pease, Jr. seeking liberty to either remove a small dwelling house, in which he held an interest, from the lands of the Chappaquiddick or to be compensated for his interest in the building
1781.06.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0187_0003_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Samuel and Martha Peters seeking authorization to mortgage their interest in their house and a portion of their land in order to settle debts with John Pease, Jr, and to purchase Pease's interest in said house
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
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
1775.09.20.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0206_0001_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that Simon's annual pension, granted as a result of his service to the Crown, might be enhanced and continued during the political unrest between the colonies and Britain
1772.05.27.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0121_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization for the Guardians of the Natick Indians to sell all or parts of a thrty seven acre parcel of land owned by Jonas and Mary Speen Obscow of Natick in order to settle debts and to use the residual for their care and support
1772.04.22.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0120_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution granting authorization for the Guardians of the Natick Indians to sell the interest in several parcels of land held by Deborah and Sarah Comecho at Natick in order to settle their debts and to use the residual for their care and support