Law

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Patience Gimbee for a resolution to a dispute concerning the estate of her late sister
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Lydia Squinn seeking authorization to sell land to John Frye in order to pay debts
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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
An order empowering Ephraim Curtis to sell 50 acres of Indian land in Natick for the benefit of Martha Bowman and her heirs
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request from John Curtis of Worcester, attorney, on behalf of Martha Bowman and her heirs, to sell, for their benefit, certain lands in Natick
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, 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
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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 decision on the request of Thomas Nichols regarding the sale of land