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Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A request from Leah Chalcom and other Indian woman asking permission to sell land at Natick
Original Date: 
1759.06.02
1778.03.09.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0218_0005_0003.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A request of Thomas and Patience Ferrit Nichols seeking authorization to sell a parcel of land owned by Patience, one of the Indians living at Grafton
Original Date: 
1778.03.09
1778.04.23.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0218_0005_0001.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A decision on the request of Thomas Nichols regarding the sale of land
Original Date: 
1778.04.23
1739.12.27.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0047_0002.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
An order by the Massachusetts General Court on the request of Thomas Pegan to sell land at Natick as a mean to remove his son, John, from debt
Original Date: 
1739.12.27
1741.11.25.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0070_0001.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A request of Thomas Pegan seeking authorization to exchange with Joseph Mills lands of equal value
Original Date: 
1741.11.25
1742.03.27.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0061_0004.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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
Original Date: 
1742.03.27
1741.09.26.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0061_0001.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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
Original Date: 
1741.09.26
1739.05.30.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0038_0001.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A request of Samuel Chandler and other representatives for the original proprietors of Hassanamisco asking for intervention in a land dispute between the Indians and other proprietors who Chandler and others believe do not have any land claims
Original Date: 
1739.05.30
1740.06.09.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0054_0001.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A request of Solomon Wamsquon asking permission to sell land
Original Date: 
1740.06.09
1741.03.25.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0058_0001.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A request of John Abram asking permission to sell land in order to pay for the medical care of his contracting "the King's evil"
Original Date: 
1741.03.25
1741.09.16.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0068_0001.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A request from Isaac Coolidge that the land of Isaac Waban in Natick be confirmed to said Coolidge as reimbursement for his care of Waban
Original Date: 
1741.09.16
1737.12.24.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0034_0003.jpg
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Mashpee
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A committee report on the request from the Indian proprietors of Oyster Island, heirs of Simon Wicket, seeking authority to sell the island in order to satisfy debts
Original Date: 
1737.12.24

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