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1749.09.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0152_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to address several plots of land that were rented out at Gayhead by tribal Guardians, Pain Mayhew and William Hunt written in Wampanoag
1749.09.05.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0151_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An English translation of a request to address several plots of land that were rented out at Gayhead by tribal Guardians, Pain Mayhew and William Hunt
1741.07.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0062_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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A request by the natives at Okokamy (or Christiantown) for the interposition of the General Court regarding the illegal removal of trees from native lands, and the Court's response
1781.01.19.00_page1.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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A request from Sarah Berry, Jerusha Hawkins, and their respective families, Ponkapaug Indians, for relief from taxes because of the hardships of the Revolutionary War
1753.09.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0030_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
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Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Robin Suncasin and others Mashpee natives for the interposition of the Legislature in the protection of their land, marsh, and river from encroachment
1763.06.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0056_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request from John Pease, Joseph Huxford, and others seeking confirmation to the titles of lands purchased under dubious legal circumstances, and the General Court's response
1766.01.28.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0077_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Benjamin Natick, 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
1767.11.16.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0089_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
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Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An answer by Joel Joel, Benjamin Natak, Benjamin Natak, Jr., and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe in their opposition to a request by the Proprietors of Chappaquiddick Island for confirmation of their title to land
1767.11.20.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0100_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Mark Kurdoody, Sr., and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
1757.11.19.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0303_0007.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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A request of Isaac James and others for the interposition of the Legislature in the protection of land and fishing and whaling rights for natives in the Towns of Eastham and Harwich, and Billingsgate Point
1696.10.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0066_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Nantucket, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Chappaquiddick
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Matthew Mayhew and James Coffin for the General Court to approve a bounty for liquor seized by native peoples in Dukes County and Nantucket, and the General Court's response
1709.05.04.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0008_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
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Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Robert Cathcart of the Governor and General Court to appoint someone to resolve native and non-native land boundary disputes, and the responses of the Court and Carhart