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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
Certification by three Stockbridge Indians for a petition requesting sale of their land in order to build mills
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the Indian land he purchased, unknowingly in violation of the law, be confirmed to him by the General Court
1778.04.23.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0218_0005_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A decision on the request of Thomas Nichols regarding the sale of land
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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 Howe seeking authorization to purchase a small parcel of land from James Robin, an Indian man at Hassanamisco
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Agreement of the tribe to support their minister's debt by selling a portion of their land
1784.02.06.01_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order that an inquiry be made into Asa Drury's purchase of Indian land to include the value of the money paid and of the land sold
1698.05.25.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0105_0005_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A certification agreeing to the request of Thomas How seeking authorization to purchase a small parcel of land from James Robin, an Indian man at Hassanamisco
1783.01.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0239_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request to sell a parcel of Herring Pond land to cover the expenses of their missionary
1741.09.26.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0061_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request of Josiah Speen asking permission to sell land to reimburse Deacon Jonathan Rice for items stolen from Rice by Speen's son Daniel, who was one of Rice's servants
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Order on the request by Samuel Morse asking to be empowered to sell land belonging to a minor Indian child for the purpose of providing care to said child
1759.09.24.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0027_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Sarah Rumneymarsh, widow of Samuel Rumneymarsh, who considering her age, infirmity, and dire financial condition, seeks authorization to sell land
1742.03.27.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0061_0004.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
An order by Massachusetts General Court granting Josiah Speen the liberty to sell enough land to pay the debts incurred by his son Daniel's stealing of Reverend Rice's property