Petition

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Work, Poverty, & Economy
Summary
A request seeking confirmation of their ownership in various pieces of land, through the right of Mary Umpinton Henry, at Natick and elsewhere
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts
Summary
A request that Gideon Hawley be granted land for a house lot, improvement rights to 30 cleared acres, and, while minister to the tribe, use of enough marsh land so as to harvest five tons of hay, and the right to harvest firewood from tribal lands
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Geography, Land, & the Environment
Summary
A request that the Court appoint a successor to the trust so that the funds derived from the sale of lands at Natick may be disposed of to Martha Bowman, Samuel Bowman, Joseph Pegan, Martha Pegan, Zachariah Equis, Betty Equis, and Benjamin Wiser
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Work, Poverty, & Economy
Summary
A request that four pounds be granted the petitioner to defray the costs associated with attending Court associated with complaints brought by Rueben Cognehew
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Work, Poverty, & Economy
Summary
A request that the Court grant liberty for the sale of remaining lands, as well as, for the appointment of examination of
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society
Summary
A request to the Court for liberty to sell her share of a ten acre parcel of land so as to mitigate the cost of her support
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Undetermined
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts
Summary
A request to the Court for the release of funds necessary to support three Indian children put under his care
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Undetermined
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Culture & Society, Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts
Summary
A request to the Court for the release of funds necessary to support three Indian children put under his care
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Work, Poverty, & Economy
Summary
A request to the Court for recovery of funds expended in the care of Sarah Wamsquam
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Politics, Power & Sovereignty, Work, Poverty, & Economy
Summary
A request to the Court for a grant to relieve her from her debt and support her poor health