Petitions

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashantucket Pequot
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that Erastus Williams be appointed overseer to the tribe
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by the tribe that Overseer Ezra Hewitt be removed from service due to negligence and be replaced with either Charles Wheeler or Gurdon S. Crandall
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A response to the Eastern Pequots petition by Selectmen Latham Hull, Peleg Clarke, John D. Gallup, and George W. Bentley asking that Overseer Ezra Hewitt remain in his position
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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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, Undetermined
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for the release of funds necessary to support three Indian children put under his care
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for recovery of funds expended in the care of Sarah Wamsquam
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Undetermined
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for the release of funds necessary to support three Indian children put under his care
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
The request of a large part of the Mashpee tribe to dismiss Phineas Fish and have access to Harvard's Indian fund
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
The passage of a law restricting the firing of woods by both English and Indians and an order that the law be communicated to the Indians