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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by the tribe that Overseer Ezra Hewitt be removed from service due to negligence and be replaced with either Charles Wheeler or Gurdon S. Crandall
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Community
Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
James Walker's questions regarding Mashpee, Herring Pond, and Martha's Vineyard, with partial replies
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request of four Ponkapoag leaders to ask the Legislature to review the tribe's accounts with a view to providing for the community, especially the elderly
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Report into the complaint of the Ponkapoag against John Quincy as Guardian
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolve directing the guardians of the Hassanamisco Indians in the dispute between Elizabeth Sampson and others concerning the estate of Sampson's father, Andrew Abraham
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Elizabeth Sampson for a resolution to a dispute concerning the estate of her father, Andrew Abraham
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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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint regarding the illegal cutting and sale of wood from her land and a request for a legislative inquiry and redress
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A response to charges of mismanagement leveled against him and an impassioned request that the matter be examined thoroughly by committee
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Paine Mayhew, William Hunt, and John Sumner for the Court to revisit and accept their previously submitted account of expenses
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An answer from Samuel Miller and John Shephard, guardians of the Ponkapoag Indians, to tribal complaints concerning mismanagement of lands and wood resources
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of John Coquet and others for the interposition of the Legislature in the sale and development of land by overseer Simeon Butler, includes the order for Butler's removal