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1694.10.20.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0113_0007.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A visual description of Martha's Vineyard in 1694 accompanied by a proposal to consolidate the towns of Tisbury and Chilmark
1665.10.14.00_page1.png
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Grant of the Massachusetts Legislature of five hundred acres of land through the petition of several Pennacook leaders
1665.10.10.00_page1.png
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to settle ownership of Wicosucke Island by Pawcatuck and Pennacook leaders
1693.00.00.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0036_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request detailing several objections regarding the Province of Massachusetts Bay claiming jurisdiction over Martha's Vineyard, alias Capawock, and a specific request that a former act prohibiting the sale of "strong drink" be enacted
1766.01.28.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0077_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
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
1696.10.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0066_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Nantucket, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Chappaquiddick
Category
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
1767.06.06.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0118_0004_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request by John Norton for the interposition of the General Court regarding land disputes at Edgartown, and the Court's response
1737.12.24.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0034_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A committee report on the request from the Indian proprietors of Oyster Island, heirs of Simon Wicket, seeking authority to sell the island in order to satisfy debts
1737.11.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0034_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from the Indian proprietors of Oyster Island, heirs of Simon Wicket, seeking authority to sell the island in order to satisfy debts