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1763.06.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0056_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request from John Pease, Joseph Huxford, and others seeking confirmation to the titles of lands purchased under dubious legal circumstances, and the General Court's response
1766.01.28.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0077_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint by James Robbins, John Joel, Benjamin Natick, and others of the Chappaquiddick Tribe to the Committee for Managing Indian Affairs in Dukes County seeking relieve from and restitution for trespass by non-Natives on Indian land
1741.03.09.02_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0105_0010_0004.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 Nicholas Norton against John Myers and the corresponding decision rendered by Justice of the Peace Coffin
1696.10.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0066_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Nantucket, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Matthew Mayhew and James Coffin for the General Court to approve a bounty for liquor seized by native peoples in Dukes County and Nantucket, and the General Court's response
1709.05.04.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0008_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by Robert Cathcart of the Governor and General Court to appoint someone to resolve native and non-native land boundary disputes, and the responses of the Court and Carhart
1824.05.01.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A letter to Harvard President Kirkland, Fish reports on the condition of the Mashpee and his ministry to them and to others in the community. Refers Kirkland to Gideon Hawley for more information.
1636.07.28.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
Correspondence between the Governor of Massachusetts and his father in England about the state of affairs in New England at the start of the Pequot War
1676.03.23.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0031_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
Request by the people of Dorchester to remove Indian servants and keep other Indians out of their town
1744.03.16.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0120_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request from the Nipmuc Indians in Grafton asking that the current trustees be dismissed and that new trustees be appointed in their place, ones that live nearer to the community
1798.02.22.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nantucket
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint of the treatment of men in the the employ of the whale fishery to include Indians and a request for an inquiry into the matter
1851.03.05.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nantucket
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request that funding be appropriated for the erection of a monument in honor of Crispus Attucks
1792.01.14.00_page1.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A remonstrance against the recent alteration in the form of government at Mashpee and the encroachment of non-natives on the their lands