1854. 7 March. Puketapu District.I have receivedon this seventh day of (7) March 1854 the sum of
£100 one hundred pounds as a payment for my claims within the boundaries of the
Europeans that is for Orongokaroro for Rekereke for Tokatapu for Te Ama for Pakira
for all my lands which have been sold by the Puketapu Natives to Messrs. McLean
Receipt for £100, Katatore's claims. This is a final surrender by me of all the lands of myself and all my
people within the boundaries of the sales to the Europeans, myself and all my
people living at Mango-raka and Waiongana have entirely forsaken those lands and
they have become a lasting possession for the Queen of England and to the Kings
and Queens who may succeed her for ever and ever.
Te Waitere Katatore x.
H. Halse, Sub-Inspector, New Plymouth.
John P. Russell,
Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
September 24th, 1875.