Debt/Debtors

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to settle ownership of Wicosucke Island by Pawcatuck and Pennacook leaders
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request by the widow for the support of her children after the financial loss of her family from Indian attacks
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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 Judge John Davis from Phineas Fish regarding his salary and his fears about how any reduction of it might hurt his family and disrupt his ministry at Mashpee
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society
Summary
A letter from Harvard President Josiah Quincy requesting Phineas Fish to provide details of his missionary work with the Indians in Barnstable County.
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Brothertown Indian Nation, Tunxis
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment
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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, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Samuel Abraham seeking permission to sell ten acres of his common land at Natick in order to settle debts
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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, Chappaquiddick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Samuel and Martha Peters seeking authorization to mortgage their interest in their house and a portion of their land in order to settle debts with John Pease, Jr, and to purchase Pease's interest in said house
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A directive that fifteen pounds be paid out to the Ompany's and used for the purpose mentioned in the petition