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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
1762.01.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0043_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request of Samuel Cognehew, Benjamin Natick, and others on behalf of the Chappaquiddick Tribe for the construction of a meeting house to be financed from the funds due to them, and the General Court's response
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
1768.06.27.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0099_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of John Norton, agent to the Proprietors of Chappaquiddick, that the General Court act upon a petition from the previous year relating to the confirmation of title for lands purchased from the Indians
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
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