Law

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Mary Plimton for the payment of debts accrued in the nursing and burial of Sarah Quill, includes the order and allowance by the Legislature
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by the natives at Okokamy (or Christiantown) for the interposition of the General Court regarding the illegal removal of trees from native lands, and the Court's response
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of John Coquet and others for the interposition of the Legislature in the sale and development of land by overseer Simeon Butler, includes the order for Butler's removal
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Robert Carhart of the Governor and General Court to appoint someone to resolve native and non-native land boundary disputes, and the responses of the Court and Carhart
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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 resolve empowering guardians Josiah Stone, Joseph Twitchel and Eloazer Kingsbury to sell land on behalf of native peoples of Natick, and the General Court's response
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Isaac James and others for the interposition of the Legislature in the protection of land and fishing and whaling rights for natives in the Towns of Eastham and Harwich, and Billingsgate Point
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Shearjashub Borne for permission to purchase land from natives in Sandwich and Waquaitt, includes the order for permission
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A response to the petition of Issac Underwood and others regarding families formerly from West Needham who had annexed themselves to Natick
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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nantucket
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint of the treatment of men in the the employ of the whale fishery to include Indians and a request for an inquiry into the matter