Arts & Abstract Ideas

Exploring Native New England through various expressions in the creative, performing, media, and visual arts, as well as in philosophical concepts like, for example, civilized, savageness, fear/anxiety, and fidelity. 

Community: 
Chappaquiddick
Category: 
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Community: 
Chappaquiddick
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
A request from the Nipmuc Indians in Grafton asking that the current trustees be dismissed and that new trustees be appointed in their place, ones that live nearer to the community
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
1744.03.16.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0120_0001.jpg
Summary: 
A request from John Curtis of Worcester, attorney, on behalf of Martha Bowman and her heirs, to sell, for their benefit, certain lands in Natick
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
A report by the Legislative Committee in the matter of Thomas Pegan, an elderly and infirm Natick Proprietor, who requested a land exchange with Joseph Mills
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
1742.01.04.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0070_0003.jpg
Summary: 
An order by Massachusetts General Court granting Josiah Speen the liberty to sell enough land to pay the debts incurred by his son Daniel's stealing of Reverend Rice's property
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
1742.03.27.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0061_0004.jpg
Summary: 
A request of Josiah Speen asking permission to sell land to reimburse Deacon Jonathan Rice for items stolen from Rice by Speen's son Daniel, who was one of Rice's servants
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
A request that funding be appropriated for the erection of a monument in honor of Crispus Attucks
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nantucket
Category: 
Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
A complaint of the treatment of men in the the employ of the whale fishery to include Indians and a request for an inquiry into the matter
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nantucket
Category: 
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
A request of Priscilla Freeman for financial assistance in the care of her mother, Jemima Easton
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Deep Bottom
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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