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1671.05.31.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0012_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a grant of land at Kunnapoag, south of the Town of Marlborough
1763.06.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0056_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 request from John Pease, Joseph Huxford, and others seeking confirmation to the titles of lands purchased under dubious legal circumstances, and the General Court's response
1767.11.16.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0089_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An answer by Joel Joel, Benjamin Natak, Benjamin Natak, Jr., and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe in their opposition to a request by the Proprietors of Chappaquiddick Island for confirmation of their title to land
1757.11.19.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0303_0007.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Isaac James and others for the interposition of the Legislature in the protection of land and fishing and whaling rights for natives in the Towns of Eastham and Harwich, and Billingsgate Point
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
1693.04.06.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0066_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of John Cook of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, one of the ancient proprietors asking for the return of land given to him in trust by Papamoo
1681.10.12_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0039_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Wamesit, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Waban and other Indians from Natick, Punkapoag, and Wamesit seeking compensation for land granted to the English
1695.03.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0045_0014.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Shearjashub Borne for permission to purchase land from natives in Sandwich and Waquaitt, includes the order for permission
1824.05.01.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A letter to Harvard President Kirkland, Fish reports on the condition of the Mashpee and his ministry to them and to others in the community. Refers Kirkland to Gideon Hawley for more information.
1758.05.31.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0016_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 Benjamin Wiser of Worcester on behalf of himself, Sarah Printer, Leah Chalcom, Judah Ephraim, Elizabeth Camacho and mary Ephraim, seeking permission to sell the late Samuel Tobumso's land in Natick
1752.11.19.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0034_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Peter Brand, an Indian physician of Natick, asking for a stay of execution in a land dispute with John Drury
1759.06.02.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0025_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Leah Chalcom and other Indian woman asking permission to sell land at Natick