Civil Actions

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from the Indian proprietors of Oyster Island, heirs of Simon Wicket, seeking authority to sell the island in order to satisfy debts
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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
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request by the natives at Okokamy (or Christiantown) for the interposition of the General Court regarding the illegal removal of trees from native lands, and the Court's response
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A resolve empowering guardians Josiah Stone, Joseph Twitchel and Eloazer Kingsbury to sell land on behalf of native peoples of Natick, and the General Court's response
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request by John Norton for the interposition of the General Court regarding land disputes at Edgartown, and the Court's response
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request that the law entitled " An Act for the better regulation of the Indian, Mulatto and Negro proprietors of Gayhead in the county of Dukes County" be repealed
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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, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint of injustices at the hands of their guardians and a request for the removal of the said guardians
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An affirmation of the existing law concerning actions of debt between Natives and non-Natives, a request that the bounds of their lands be surveyed ,and a complaint regarding claims to land rights by some
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for compensation for time and money expended during his eight years as guardian to the tribe
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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 of sundry Mashpee Indians against an alteration in the form of their government