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1767.02.12.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0080_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolve empowering John Jones to sell land at Natick held by Zerviah Abraham Ompany, with 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 for said Ompany
1776.10.11.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0210_0003_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolve directing the guardians of the Hassanamisco Indians to deliver unto Patience Gimbee her inheritance
1768.05.31.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0095_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking to draw down additional funds from the Guardians Mayhew and Allen, held in interest for the Ompany's, in order to complete the construction of their dwelling house
1756.06.09.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Order on the request by Samuel Morse asking to be empowered to sell land belonging to a minor Indian child for the purpose of providing care to said child
1772.04.14.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0114_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Fall River/Troy
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution empowering the guardians to sell five and three quarters acres of land owned by Lydia Squinn in order to pay debts
1809.05.14.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of the Chappaquiddick Indians concerning land disputes
1776.03.11.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0208_0002_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Elizabeth Sampson for a resolution to a dispute concerning the estate of her father, Andrew Abraham
1768.05.31.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0095_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A directive that fifteen pounds be paid out to the Ompany's and used for the purpose mentioned in the petition
1773.06.24.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to sell a portion of their land so that they might have the funds to build a barn
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
1741.11.25.02_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0069_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request of four Ponkapoag leaders to ask the Legislature to review the tribe's accounts with a view to providing for the community, especially the elderly
1782.04.01.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0188_0001_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by John Pease, Jr. seeking liberty to either remove a small dwelling house, in which he held an interest, from the lands of the Chappaquiddick or to be compensated for his interest in the building