Whaling Industry

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
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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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
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nantucket
Category: 
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
A request and resolution for authorization for James Ahearn to take possession of the house of the late Joash Panue
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A complaint against outside influence in their political process and lack of care provided to their indigent
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
A request concerning the encroachment and trespass by non proprietors
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Summary: 
A remonstrance against the removal of the guardianship of the Chappaquiddick Indians
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Chappaquiddick
Category: 
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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