1854. 8 March. Mangaorei.Receipt for £200, Ngahuru's claims.We have receivedfrom Mr. McLean and Mr. Cooper on this eighth
day of March (8th) in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty
four (1854) the sum of two hundred pounds (£200) once told as a payment for all
our lands which have been transferred and sold by the people of Ngamotu and
Puketapu to Victoria the Queen of England to the Kings or Queens who may succeed
Her for ever and ever.
Boundaries. The boundaries of the land commence at the survey line of Wellington
Carrington at Mangorei thence in a direct line inland and crossing the
Mangakarewarewa thence directly onwards crossing the Mangakarewarewa thence to the
survey line at Manga-pouri and on the Kaiawahi turning thence it proceeds in the
direction of the spot where it intersecte the boundary of Paritutu which runs
towards the Pikipari range. Now we have entirely given up and sold these lands to
Victoria the Queen of England for ever neither have we any claims upon these lands
Hoani Kohuru x his mark.
Hiangarere x his mark.
Te Kati Wira x.
Witnesses to these payments and signatures—
(Signed) G. Cutfield,
(Signed) C. W. Richmond, Barrister at law, New
(Signed) W. Carrington, Surveyor, New Plymouth.
Donald McLean, Chief
April 8, 1856.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
September 21st, 1875.