Petition signed by John Cuffe and Paul Cuffe regarding taxation
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|Caption||A petition to the court of Bristol County, Massachusetts, in Taunton written by an unidentified hand and signed by John Cuffe and Paul Cuffe. The text is handwritten in black ink on the front and back sides of the same sheet of paper. The petition is in regards to taxation by the state upon the signatories, who are of Indian descent and are arguing they are therefore not subject to such taxation. Date: 1780s. Record ID: nmaahc_2009.26.1.|
|Artwork medium||ink on paper|
|Credit||Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture|
|Petition signed John Cuffe Paul Cuffe regarding taxation court Bristol County Massachusetts Taunton hand Justice Resistance Law Suffrage Government American Revolution Free communities colour History|
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