Law

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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, Nipmuc, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Mary Tom, of Natick, the sole heir to the estate of her mother and father, seeking authorization to sell land in order to settle debts
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request for reimbursement for care and funeral expenses for a Ponkapoag tribal member
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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
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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 and Patience Ferrit Nichols seeking authorization to sell a parcel of land owned by Patience, one of the Indians living at Grafton
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution empowering the guardians to sell five and three quarters acres of land owned by Lydia Squinn in order to pay debts
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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
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
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