1855 Novermber 2. New
Plymouth District.We have receivedfrom Mr. McLean on this day on the second (2)
of the days of November in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and
fifty five 1855 the sum of One Hundred Pounds £100 Sterling as payment for all my
lands at Ngamotu. The boundary commences at Herekawe the boundary upwards is
Paretutu also Tukupere NGAMOTU.
Receipt for £100, Nelson claims. Pouakai Tahuna a te tawa and upwards to Pukaramu Umutekai Hikurangi
Puketotara Turangarua te Keteiwi te Rewarewa Pukahu Opokino Waiwakaio. We give up
all these lands to Victoria the Queen of England on this day on which the sun now
shines and for ever.
Henare te Keha x his mark, and 3 other signatures.
Witness to the payment—
W. Jenkins, Interpreter.
True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
September 16th, 1875.