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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mohican Nation Stockbridge-Munsee Band
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request by two Stockbridge residents for permission to purchase Indian land on which to build a mill.
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Thomas and Patience Ferrit Nichols seeking authorization to sell a parcel of land owned by Patience, one of the Indians living at Grafton
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Augustus Casey and Thomas Smith praying for an inquiry into certain proceedings of the Selectmen of the Town of Carver, acting as guardians
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request and subsequent order for the release of Isaac Williams from prison
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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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A memorial of the Board of Overseers at the District of Mashpee expressing concern about encroachments by non Mashpees
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint against outside influence in their political process and lack of care provided to their indigent
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A statement in support of the appointment of Reuben Fish and John Percival as overseers
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A remonstrance of Gideon Hawley, missionary to the Mashpee, against John Percival as guardian and in support of the recent alteration in the form of government at Mashpee
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request of the Chappaquiddick Indians concerning land disputes
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request that the fence or division between Indian and non-indian lands be maintained
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the fence or division between Indian and non-indian lands be maintained