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1755.04.24.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0088_0003.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order granting Samuel and elizabeth Lawrence the liberty to sell thirty-three acres of land, the avails of which to be managed by the guardians for the benefit of the Lawrence family
1755.04.23.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0088_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization to sell thirty-three acres of land in order to settle debts arising from illness, build a small dwelling house, purchase more convenient land, as well as, purchase other necessities
1765.11.07.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0074_0005.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A committee report recommending that permission be granted for the Stockbridge Indians to sell certain lands in order to satisfy debts and that Timothy Woodbridge and John Ashley assist in the care and management of the tribe's improved lands
1840.07.22.00_page1.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Fish's account of his removal from the Mashpee meeting house and the parsonage by the Indian community
1837.01.10.00_page1.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An expression of Fish's desire to stay in the ministry at Mashpee and an appeal to Walker for his support in the matter
1773.06.25.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0125_0005.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution granting Jonathan Capen the authority to sell as much Indian land as required to pay the debts of the tribe
1773.05.00.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0125_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization to sell Indian land so as to pay debts that have accumulated and with the residual to pay himself for six years worth of service to the tribe
1772.06.12.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0125_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A detailed accounting of expenditures for individual Ponkapoag Indians, as well as, collective expenses
1766.02.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0075_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A report by Nathaniel Sparhawk finding Samuel Niles only partially discharged of his debt to the Ponkapoag and reaffirming Billings' responsibility to account for tribal funds annually
1762.05.00.03_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0051_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An explanation of the actions of Samuel Niles and Robert Spur, guardians, in response Joseph Billings' petition regarding the inability of all three guardians to meet and file their annual accounts for the Ponkapoag Indians
1762.05.00.02_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0052_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by Joseph Billings regarding the difficulty of getting Robert Spur and Samuel Niles to meet and submit annual accounts for their dealings with the Ponkapoag Indians
1761.04.09.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0038_0002.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolve granting Joseph Metack additional funds for his military service and in consideration of his three years held in captivity by the enemy