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1677.01.18.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0038_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Gookin's request that Medfield be compelled to provide some Christian Indian soldiers a share of the money from the sale of prisoners they had captured who were sold as slaves
1771.04.03.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0110_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for recovery of funds expended in the care of Sarah Wamsquam
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
1607.03.13.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
Correspondence regarding several Native captives taken from the New England Coast
1762.01.18.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0045_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Micah Whitney that the General Court take up and grant the earlier petition of Hannah Speen
1754.03.27.05_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0073_0001.jpg
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
1733.08.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0031_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Joshua Ralph, an Indian man from Eastham, MA, on behalf of his son, Joshua Ralph, Jr., seeking permission for him to marry the presumed widow, Rachel Francis
1765.10.31.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0073_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization to sell land at Natick, held by Zerviah Abraham Ompany, and the avails, less a small amount to build a house, to be transferred to the guardians of the Indians at Martha's Vineyard and held in interest of said Ompany
1748.02.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0137_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Mary Plimton for the payment of debts accrued in the nursing and burial of Sarah Quill, includes the order and allowance by the Legislature
1756.06.07.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0112_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for the Court to allow Arey to appeal a verdict in his lawsuit against Joseph Unquet
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
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