Nauset

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Potenummecut
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Contrary to the report of Stone and Hall, Freeman states that his inquiry revealed that the Potennummecut Indians were never molested in their use of Billingsgate Point, except when one individual extended his use rights to white men from Harwich.
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Potenummecut
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An affirmation in support of the Potenummecut Indians earlier complaints regarding being exluded from exercising their rights to freely build on and fish from Billingsgate Point or Beach
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Potenummecut
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for liberty to exchange a piece of land that was sold to Richard Rogers with another piece of common land, so that the Indians ability to improve their property is not negatively impacted
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for compensation for expenses associated with care, support, and burial of Hannah Quason, an aged Indian woman who fell ill at How's house
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nauset
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Hercules, Lawrence, and John Quasson, on behalf of Indians living in Eastham, Yarmouth, and Monomoy, Massachusetts, seeking the restoration of order in their communities and a reduction in drunkeness and stealing