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1742.03.23.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0086_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 Moses and Joshua Waban asking permission to sell land in order to care and support their ailing mother and to settle debts accrued by Moses due to illness
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
1726.11.29.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0022_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of John Coquet and others for the interposition of the Legislature in the sale and development of land by overseer Simeon Butler, includes the order for Butler's removal
1740.01.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0050_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by John Chandler and William Lyon seeking seeking direction from the Court in the distribution of funds derived from the sale of a tract of land belonging to the late Samuel Pegan
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
1671.06.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0023_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Pocumtuck
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Alquat And Walumpe of Pohassick seeking payment for land illegally claimed by Westfield residents
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
1836.01.00.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A number of Mashpee find their support of the religious institutions is based upon their ancestors' example
1768.00.00.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0098_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Undetermined
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for the release of funds necessary to support three Indian children put under his care
1685.01.28.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0029_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a grant of land eight miles square in the Nipmuc Country
1675.12.13.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0025_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wamesit
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
Request by the Town of Chelmsford about the return of some Wamesit, causing fear and distrust among the colonists