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



1852. 31 August. Araheke.Receipt for £20.We have receivedfrom Mr. McLean and Mr. Cooper, twenty single pounds in money (£20) in payment for all our land from Mr. Smart's boundary as far as Araheke adjoining the boundary of Governor Fitz Roy—We give up entirely this land to the Queen of England from henceforth for ever.

And, in consideration of our consent to this arrangement we have signed our names and marks to this document upon this day, namely on the 31st day of August in the year 1852.

Miriamax, and 24 other signatures.

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Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
W. Halse, Commr. Cr. Lands.
H. Halse, Sergt. Major.
Octa. Carrington, Surveyor.

A True Translation.
G. S. Cooper.
A True Copy of Certified Receipt and Translation.

Wellington, February 10th, 1875.

H. Hanson Turton.