Civil Actions

Summary: 
A request of Elizabeth Sampson for a resolution to a dispute concerning the estate of her father, Andrew Abraham
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A resolve directing the guardians of the Hassanamisco Indians in the dispute between Elizabeth Sampson and others concerning the estate of Sampson's father, Andrew Abraham
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
1776.04.19.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0208_0002_0001.jpg
Summary: 
A request from Leah Chalcom and other Indian woman asking permission to sell land at Natick
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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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
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A request from the Indian proprietors of Oyster Island, heirs of Simon Wicket, seeking authority to sell the island in order to satisfy debts
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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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
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
1737.12.24.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0034_0003.jpg
Summary: 
A request that the law entitled " An Act for the better regulation of the Indian, Mulatto and Negro proprietors of Gayhead in the county of Dukes County" be repealed
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
A complaint of injustices at the hands of their guardians and a request for the removal of the said guardians
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
An affirmation of the existing law concerning actions of debt between Natives and non-Natives, a request that the bounds of their lands be surveyed ,and a complaint regarding claims to land rights by some
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category: 
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A request for compensation for time and money expended during his eight years as guardian to the tribe
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Christiantown
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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