Race Relations

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"
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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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
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Mohican Nation Stockbridge-Munsee Band
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
Summary: 
A complaint of encroachments on their common lands by non-Natives and a request for the appointment of commissioners to investigate and to apportion lands to families
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Deep Bottom
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A complaint of encroachments on her lands by non-Natives and a request for redress for her losses and to apportion lands to families
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Deep Bottom
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A request of numerous inhabitants of the Town of Tisbury that relief be granted to Jemima Easton
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Deep Bottom
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A request of numerous legal voters of the Town of Edgartown that relief be granted to Jemima Easton
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Deep Bottom
Category: 
Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A complaint that the mill of Samuel Stratton is negatively affecting the improvements of William Boden
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick, Nipmuc
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A request of Prince Vitto that the Court corroborate and confirm his title to land sold to him by Job Comecho
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick, Nipmuc
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A request from the Town of Natick for financial assistance from the Commonwealth in caring for Indians and their families
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick, Nipmuc
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A request for the Court to articulate the details of an order authorizing the construction and operation of a grist mill on Indian land and the accompanying articulation
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick, Nipmuc
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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