MS 3695 Acts and petition

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3695
Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes: An act for appointing Trustees to the Pamunkey Indians, 1786. Typed transcript. 1 page. An act authorizing a sale of a tract of land belonging to the Pamunkey tribe of Indians, 1828. Incomplete typed transcript. 1 page. A Petition from Citizens of King William County, Virginia [to] The General Assembly of Virginia, January 20, 1843, requesting authorization for a sale of two tracts of land, each known as the "Indian Town," originally set aside for the Pamunkey Indians but later occupied largely by "free negroes or Mulattoes," with list of petitioners. Mimeographed transcript of original Document identified as "Ms. Petitions, King William County, 1843, B 1207 [Virginia] State Library." 3 pages.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3695

Local Note
Local Note
Typed transcripts are on Bureau of American Ethnology letterhead; they were probably prepared for or by James Mooney.

Other Title
Other Title
An act for appointing Trustees to the Pamunkey Indians, 1786
Other Title
An act authorizing a sale of a tract of land belonging to the Pamunkey tribe of Indians, 1828
Other Title
A Petition from Citizens of King William County, Virginia [to] The General Assembly of Virginia, January 20, 1843

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3695, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Land cessions -- Pamunkey Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamunkey Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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