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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
1753.12.24.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0064_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An answer from Samuel Miller and John Shephard, guardians of the Ponkapoag Indians, to tribal complaints concerning mismanagement of lands and wood resources
1751.04.10.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0019_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request for reimbursement for care and funeral expenses for a Ponkapoag tribal member
1741.12.24.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0074_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An answer from a Ponkapoag Guardian showing why the recent petition submitted against him was incorrect
1729.07.03.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An eyewitness statement by Stephen Numock testifying against Eliakim Quacum, accused of stealing a canoe
1760.06.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0033_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for redress concerning English Encroachment on Mashpee lands
1768.01.06.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0091_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Desire Sepit seeking authorization to sell a five acre parcel of land at Manomet Pond to John Bartlet, Jr.
1676.10.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0037_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request by Thomas Swift asking for an allowance for overseeing the Ponkapoag Indians
1679.06.09.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0045_0004_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wamesit
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint that a portion of the land originally granted to his grandmother in 1640 had later been granted by the Massachusetts General Court to the Wamesit Indians for their town
1742.03.17.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0084_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization to grant six acres of common land to Rev. Oliver Peabody as a token of respect and gratitude
1676.09.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0035_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the Court hear the proclamation of the innocence of William and Joseph Wannuckhow, and John Appamatahqueen in the murder of Thomas Eames' family