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1743.06.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0109_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A decision by the General Court that the request of Samuel Abraham seeking permission to sell ten acres of his common land at Natick be granted
1772.01.06.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0114_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Lydia Squinn seeking authorization to sell land to John Frye in order to pay debts
1781.04.19.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order that an inquiry be made into Joseph Parker's purchase of Indian land to include the value of the money paid and of the land sold
1762.02.09.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0117_0041_0007.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A Committee's advice in adjusting the jurisdiction of courts for the towns of Chilmark and tisbury
1741.03.09.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0105_0010_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A description of the suit brought by James Claghorn against John Myers and the corresponding decision rendered by Justice of the Peace Coffin
1783.06.20.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0239_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
A resolve empowering guardians Josiah Stone, Joseph Twitchel and Eloazer Kingsbury to sell land on behalf of native peoples of Natick, and the General Court's response
1778.03.09.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0218_0005_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Thomas and Patience Ferrit Nichols seeking authorization to sell a parcel of land owned by Patience, one of the Indians living at Grafton
1776.04.19.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0208_0002_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolve directing the guardians of the Hassanamisco Indians in the dispute between Elizabeth Sampson and others concerning the estate of Sampson's father, Andrew Abraham
1766.06.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0080_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking that Jones' earlier petition ,written on behalf of Samuel and Zerviah Abraham Ompany, be revisited and granted
1741.09.26.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0061_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request of Josiah Speen asking permission to sell land to reimburse Deacon Jonathan Rice for items stolen from Rice by Speen's son Daniel, who was one of Rice's servants
1778.04.23.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0218_0005_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A decision on the request of Thomas Nichols regarding the sale of land
1776.08.26.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0210_0003_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Patience Gimbee for a resolution to a dispute concerning the estate of her late sister