Nauset

Recent DH Items
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for compensation for expenses associated with care, support, and burial of Hannah Quason, an aged Indian woman who fell ill at How's house
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Hercules, Lawrence, and John Quasson, on behalf of Indians living in Eastham, Yarmouth, and Monomoy, Massachusetts, seeking the restoration of order in their communities and a reduction in drunkeness and stealing
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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
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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
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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