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1769.05.00.06_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0101_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization to sell enough Indian land so as to pay debts that have accumulated and a further request that the General Court allow for a road to be built through Ponkapoag lands
1773.01.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0123_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization to sell a ten acre tract of Indian land so as to pay debts that have accumulated and with the residual to pay himself for six years worth of service to the tribe
1767.12.30.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0090_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Information regarding the inaccurate surveying of land sold by Patience Thomas, Abigail Osgood, and Caleb Brand to Nehemiah Cushing and Israel Turner and request for direction leading to its proper resolution
1758.05.31.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0014_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for compensation for medical care provided to a number of the Indians at Ponkapoag during September and October of 1756
1766.01.23.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0075_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking an order to compel Samuel Niles, a former guardian of the Ponkapoag, to return funds that belong to the tribe
1767.01.28.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0083_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for compensation for the care of a child born to an Ponkapoag woman indentured to Nathaniel Houghton
1763.01.25.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0055_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization to bind out into service a number of Samuel Moho's orphaned children and that the Court compel all the guardians of the Ponkapoag to submit annual accounting of the dealings with the tribe
1756.08.24.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0113_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A statement regarding financial concerns inherited by the guardians and a request for a formal survey of tribal lands
1759.04.11.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0023_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request by Rebecca Bullard for compensation for the care and support of Sarah George for a seven and a half month period during 1753 and 1754
1744.02.08.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0121_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
1741.03.26.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0060_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request for reimbursement for care and funeral expenses for a tribal member
1676.03.23.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0031_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
Request by the people of Dorchester to remove Indian servants and keep other Indians out of their town