Massachusetts Collection; Massachusetts General Court; Law; Petitions; Complaints; Trespass; Encroachment -- Animals; Corn/Yokeag; Fences/Enclosures; Timber/Wood; Encroachment -- People, Domestic Animals; Cattle

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Joel Joel, Benjamin Natick, John Joel, Sr., and other Chappaquiddick Indians seeking relief from the encroachment of their non-Native neighbors in Edgartown