Criminal Actions

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society
Summary
A letter from a Mashpee overseer, discussing William Apes' and Phineas Fish's conduct at Mashpee
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An eyewitness statement by Stephen Numock testifying against Eliakim Quacum, accused of stealing a canoe
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A record of the sentencing to bond slavery of three Indian men, Ralph Jones, Robin Sepit, and John Sepit, for terms of two years each, for theft
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A record of the sentencing to bond slavery of an Indian man, Stephen Wampum, for a term of one year for theft
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Community
Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A description of the suit brought by Nicholas Norton against John Myers and the corresponding decision rendered by Justice of the Peace Coffin
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Benjamin Natak, and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe to the Committee for Managing Indian Affairs in Dukes County seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, 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
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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, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Nantucket, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Matthew Mayhew and James Coffin for the General Court to approve a bounty for liquor seized by native peoples in Dukes County and Nantucket, and the General Court's response