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1763.06.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0056_0001.jpg
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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
1755.02.13.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0087_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, 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
1766.01.28.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0077_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 complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Benjamin Natick, and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe to the Committee for Managing Indian Affairs in Dukes County seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
1783.03.22.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0188_0006_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by a number of the Chappaquiddick Indians regarding the encroachments by the English onto Indian land
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
1773.05.04.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0126_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by Ben Edick, James Robbins, John Joel, and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
1753.01.25.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0045_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Cape Cod
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for compensation for expenses associated with care, support, and funeral of Mercy Amerquit, with additional recompense requested for the continued care of Amerquit's young child
1744.02.08.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0118_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Cape Cod
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request by the Selectmen of Braintree to be reimbursed for expenses paid for the final sickness, funeral, and burial of an Indian soldier
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
1767.11.20.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0100_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Mark Kurdoody, Sr., and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
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
1739.12.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0046_0001.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Cape Cod
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for reimbursement for expenses provided for the last sickeness, funeral, and burial of an elderly Cape Cod Indian woman