Law

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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 of Solomon Wamsquon asking permission to sell land
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, 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"
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, 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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Joshua Ralph, an Indian man from Eastham, MA, on behalf of his son, Joshua Ralph, Jr., seeking permission for him to marry the presumed widow, Rachel Francis
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Thomas Henchman and others asking for confirmation of the sale of land formerly belonging to Indians at Nashoba or Littleton
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by James Speen, an Indian from Nashoba, on behalf of other Indians, asking for compensation for firearms that were taken from them at the end of King Philip's War and subsequently lost
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for and confirmation of the title to a tract of 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 of Samuel Abraham, Sr., a Natick Indian, asking permission to sell some land in order to build a house, stating that he is "weary of living in a wigwam"
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Thomas Drury and others asking for permission to purchase a tract of land, known as Meganchuk, belonging to the Natick Indians near Framingham
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Simon Sinkawah of Natick for financial assistance for his injuries from his service in Queen Anne's War