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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume Two

Deeds—No. 3

page 5

Deeds—No. 3.

Part Town Sections 2,069 and 2,070, New Plymouth District.

This Deed made the second day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand1873. 2 December.New Plymouth District. eight hundred and seventy three between Horomona of Puketotara in the Province of Taranaki and Colony of New Zealand Aboriginal Native of the one part and HerPart Town Section 2,069 and 2,070. Majesty the Queen of the other part, Whereas Karera was at his decease the owner in fee simple in possession of the parcel of land hereinafter described and intended to be hereby conveyed and Whereas the said Karera some time since departed this life leaving the said Horomona his brother and heir at law him surviving and Whereas the said Horomona hath sold the said parcel of land to the Minister of Public Works for the purposes of the Waitara and New Plymouth Railway for the sum of Seven pounds ten shillings, Now this Deed witnesseth that in consideratien of the Sum of seven pounds ten shillings paid by the Minister of Public Works to the said Horomona (the receiptReceipt for £7.10. whereof is hereby acknowledged) He the said Horomona doth hereby convey and assure unto Her Majesty the Queen her heirs and successors and assigns, All that piece or parcel of land situate in the town of New Plymouth being part of town sections numbered respectively 2069 and 2070 on the map of the said town and containing by admeasurement twenty three perches more or less bounded towards the East by Section numberedBoundaries. [23 perches.] 2071 eighty links towards the West by section numbered 2068 ninety links towards the North by other parts of said sections numbered respectively 2069 and 2070 and towards the South by an Education Reserve one hunared and sixty links, as the same is delineated on the plan drawn in the margin hereof and bordered pink, together with all ways rights and appurtenances thereto belonging and all such estate right title and interest in and to the same as he the said Horomona is or shall become seized or possessed of or is by the Immigration and Public Works Act 1870 or the Immigration and Public Works Act Amendment Act 1871 empowered to convey or otherwise assure To hold the said land and premises unto Her Majesty the Queen her heirs and successors and assigns for ever. In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto subscribed their names the day and year first hereinbefore written.

Horomona x his mark.

Signed by the within named Horomona the same having been previously read over and interpreted to him in the presence of—

Robert Parris, Civil Commissioner.

Wednesday, 8th April, 1874.

Received for Registration at eleven o'clock a.m.Registration.

A. S. Douglas,
Registrar of Deeds.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Registration.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 14th, 1875.