Massachusett at Ponkapoag

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by members of the Moho and George families, on behalf of the community, for the appointment of a committee to investigate the mismanagement of land and wood resources by the guardians of the Ponkapoag
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An impassioned request by Samuel Miller for forgiveness from the Court for Miller's negligence in regard to his duties as one of guardians of the Ponkapoag
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A response to charges of mismanagement leveled against him and an impassioned request that the matter be examined thoroughly by committee
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Abigail George, Samuel George and others of the Ponkapoag community for the re-appointment of the Samuel Miller as guardian for the tribe