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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution granting Jonathan Capen, guardian of the Ponkapoag, authority to sell lands and settle debts on behalf of the tribe
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the Court grant Capen the authority to sell lands and settle debts on behalf of the tribe
1741.03.09.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0105_0010_0003.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
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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
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint that he, said Myers, was denied a copy of legal judgements against him, affecting his ability to appeal
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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
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Samuel and Martha Peters seeking authorization to mortgage their interest in their house and a portion of their land in order to settle debts with John Pease, Jr, and to purchase Pease's interest in said house
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A certification of the account of Michael Bacon and a resolution granting him compensation for expenses incurred in the boarding, nursing, and burial of Alexander Queppish
1776.07.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0214_0001_0003.jpg
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Michael Bacon for reimbursement in the boarding, nursing, and burying of former soldier, Alexander Queppish
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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
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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
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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
1766.06.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0080_0001.jpg
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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