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1694.10.20.00_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
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
1781.01.19.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
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
1779.06.02.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0223_0001_0003.jpg
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 seeking an excemption from taxation of his farm, due to his role as missionary to the Indians on Martha's Vineyard
1709.05.04.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0008_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
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
1829.06.09.00_page1.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 request for redress regarding injustices associated with the division of their lands
1813.05.18.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request from the guardians that they may be empowered to place liens on cattle or collect taxes on cattle pastured on proprietors lands
1796.00.00.00_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 from the Town of Natick for financial assistance from the Commonwealth in caring for Indians and their families
1870.02.00.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Deep Bottom
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Priscilla Freeman for financial assistance for her own care, support, and ability to pay taxes