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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A letter to Harvard President Kirkland, Fish reports on the condition of the Mashpee and his ministry to them and to others in the community. Refers Kirkland to Gideon Hawley for more information.
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A contract from the Overseers of Mashpee providing Phineas fish with the annual use of certain Mashpee lands and a recommendation to convey a deed for land on which his house may be built
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Benjamin Wiser of Worcester on behalf of himself, Sarah Printer, Leah Chalcom, Judah Ephraim, Elizabeth Camacho and mary Ephraim, seeking permission to sell the late Samuel Tobumso's land in Natick
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A certification agreeing to the request of Thomas How seeking authorization to purchase a small parcel of land from James Robin, an Indian man at Hassanamisco
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Thomas Howe seeking authorization to purchase a small parcel of land from James Robin, an Indian man at Hassanamisco
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Peter Brand, an Indian physician of Natick, asking for a stay of execution in a land dispute with John Drury
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of John Brigham on behalf of the Town of Marlborough, with a certification by several Nipmuc, seeking authority for the sale of land in Whip Suffrage
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mohican Nation Stockbridge-Munsee Band
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request by two Stockbridge residents for permission to purchase Indian land on which to build a mill.
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mohican Nation Stockbridge-Munsee Band
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Petition of three Stockbridge Indians to the Massachusetts General Court, requesting their land be sold for the erection of mills along the Housatonic River
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mohican Nation Stockbridge-Munsee Band
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Petition of three Stockbridge Indians to the Massachusetts General Court, requesting their land be sold for the erection of mills along the Housatonic River