Massachusetts Phase 1

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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
An order by Massachusetts General Court granting Josiah Speen the liberty to sell enough land to pay the debts incurred by his son Daniel's stealing of Reverend Rice's property
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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 report by the Legislative Committee in the matter of Thomas Pegan, an elderly and infirm Natick Proprietor, who requested a land exchange with Joseph Mills
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Thomas Pegan seeking authorization to exchange with Joseph Mills lands of equal value
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A request of Josiah Speen asking permission to sell land to reimburse Deacon Jonathan Rice for items stolen from Rice by Speen's son Daniel, who was one of Rice's servants
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request from Isaac Coolidge that the land of Isaac Waban in Natick be confirmed to said Coolidge as reimbursement for his care of Waban
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of John Abram asking permission to sell land in order to pay for the medical care of his contracting "the King's evil"
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Solomon Wamsquon asking permission to sell land
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order by the Massachusetts General Court on the request of Thomas Pegan to sell land at Natick as a mean to remove his son, John, from debt
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Samuel Chandler and other representatives for the original proprietors of Hassanamisco asking for intervention in a land dispute between the Indians and other proprietors who Chandler and others believe do not have any land claims
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Thomas Pegan to sell land at Natick as a mean to remove his son, John, from debt