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1811.08.23.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A contract from the Overseers of Mashpee providing Phineas fish with the annual use of certain Mashpee lands and a recommendation to convey a deed for land on which his house may be built
1833.12.07.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A letter from Phineas Fish regarding the charges against him, the condition of the Mashpee, and the policies of William Apes
1760.01.03.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for the Court to articulate the details of an order authorizing the construction and operation of a grist mill on Indian land
1760.01.03.01_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for the Court to articulate the details of an order authorizing the construction and operation of a grist mill on Indian land and the accompanying articulation
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
1782.01.16.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0235.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to sell pine land to settle debts of an elderly Indian woman
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
1753.09.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0049_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by members of the Moho and George families, on behalf of the community, for the appointment of a committee to investigate the mismanagement of land and wood resources by the guardians of the Ponkapoag
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