Children/Youth

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society
Summary
A letter to Harvard President Kirkland, Fish remarks on the condition of his ministry to the Mashpee, the need for schools, and the potential addition of Colored members to his parish.
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking liberty to sell as much land as necessary to settle debts accrued in the medical care of various family members, together with an order from the Court granting said request with certain stipulations
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mohegan Tribe, Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation, Mashantucket Pequot
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Colonel Ezra Hewitt's first annual report to the County Court of New London County on Eastern Pequot living conditions
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by John Chandler and William Lyon seeking seeking direction from the Court in the distribution of funds derived from the sale of a tract of land belonging to the late Samuel Pegan
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Community
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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Community
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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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Cape Cod
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for compensation for expenses associated with care, support, and funeral of Mercy Amerquit, with additional recompense requested for the continued care of Amerquit's young child
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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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An English translation of a request to address several plots of land that were rented out at Gayhead by tribal Guardians, Pain Mayhew and William Hunt