Petition of the Schaghticoke Indians for a New Overseer

Creator:
Cocksure, Jonas
Mawehu, Jacob
Norton, Solomon
Sherman, David
Sherman, John
Sockonock, Harris
Sockonock, Job
Sockonock, John
Toby, Cornelius
Worrups, Benjamin
Published/Created:
October 1771
Physical Description:
Report
Associated Names:
Cocksure, Jonas [Author]
Mawehu, Jacob [Author]
Norton, Solomon [Author]
Sherman, David [Author]
Sherman, John [Author]
Sockonock, Harris [Author]
Sockonock, Job [Author]
Sockonock, John [Author]
Toby, Cornelius [Author]
Worrups, Benjamin [Author]
Connecticut General Assembly [Recipient]
Swift, Elisha [Mentioned within document]
Williams, William, 1731-1811 [Attestor]
Wyllys, George, 1710-1796 [Attestor]
Associated Locations:
North America -- British Empire -- Colony of Connecticut -- Kent -- Schaghticoke [Mentioned]
North America -- British Empire -- Colony of Connecticut -- New Haven [Mentioned]
North America -- Indian Country -- Schaghticoke Territory -- Schaghticoke [Mentioned]
North America -- United States of America -- State of Connecticut -- Kent -- Schaghticoke [Mentioned (modern name)]
North America -- United States of America -- State of Connecticut -- New Haven [Mentioned (modern name)]
Unknown [Written]
Topics:
Government -- Colonial -- Colony of Connecticut -- General Assembly
Government -- Colonial -- Colony of Connecticut -- Guardians/Overseers
Government -- Tribal -- Schaghticoke
Land -- Complaints
Land -- Complaints -- Encroachment -- Animal
Land -- Complaints -- Encroachment -- Neighbors
Land -- Complaints -- Trespass
Land -- Reservation/Reserve -- Schaghticoke
Land -- Use -- Improvement -- Agriculture -- Damage to
Land -- Use -- Improvement -- Fences
Land -- Use -- Improvement -- Orchards
Law -- Legislative Process -- Appointment -- Accepted
Law -- Legislative Process -- Petitions -- Accepted
Relations -- Colonial Affairs
Relations -- Guardianship
Relations -- Tribal Affairs
Relations -- Violence
Tribes/Communities -- Schaghticoke
YIPP -- Colony of Connecticut Collection, 1603-1783
Tribe:
Schaghticoke
Series:
Indians, Series 1 (1647-1789)
Language:
English
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Other Dates:
c. 1762 [Mentioned]
October 1771 [Legislative action]
Source Title:
Connecticut Archives
Yale Collection:
Yale Indian Papers Project
Digital Collection:
New England Indian Papers Series
Funding Source:
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
Original Repository:
Connecticut State Library
OID:
10682190
PID:
digcoll:2617
Local Record Number:
1771.10.00.00
oid pointer:
10683330
Number of Pages: 2
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