Petitions

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a grant of land eight miles square in the Nipmuc Country
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for restrictions on the Indians use of fire
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a grant of land at Kunnapoag, south of the Town of Marlborough
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A number of Mashpee find their support of the religious institutions is based upon their ancestors' example
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint that he, said Myers, was denied a copy of legal judgements against him, affecting his ability to appeal
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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 Micah Whitney that the General Court take up and grant the earlier petition of Hannah Speen
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolve granting Joseph Metack additional funds for his military service and in consideration of his three years held in captivity by the enemy
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Philip Metack for additional funds in consideration of his miliary service and three years of captivity by the enemy
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Benjamin Natak, and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe to the Committee for Managing Indian Affairs in Dukes County seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land