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

Carnarvon Township, Native Section No. 297, Manawatu District

Carnarvon Township, Native Section No. 297, Manawatu District.

This Dees made the eighth day of December in the year one thousand eight hundred1875. 8 December.Manawatu District. and seventy five Between Matene te Whiwhi of Otaki in the Province of Wellington in the Colony of New Zealand an aboriginal Native of New Zealand hereinafter styledCarnarvon. (Native Section No. 297). the Vendor of the one part and Her Majesty the Queen hereinafter styled the Purchaser of the other part, Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of Fifty pounds (£50) sterling at or before the execution of these presents paid by the Purchaser to the Vendor (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) The Vendor dothReceipt for £50. hereby convey and assure unto the purchaser her successors and assigns all that parcel of land in the Province of Wellington aforesaid containing by admeasurement one hundred (100) acres more or less being the Native Section numbered 297 (two hundred and ninety seven) on the plan of the township of Carnarvon in the Manawatu District, Bounded towards the North by unsurveyed land two thousand seven hundred and sixtyBoundaries. [100 acres.] (2760) links towards the East by the Oroua River and towards the South and West by unsurveyed land two thousand five hundred and twenty (2520) links and four thousand one hundred and eighty one (4181) links, respectively as the same is delineated in the plan drawn in the margin hereof and therein bordered with a red color, Together with all the rights easements and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining, To hold the premises unto Her Majesty the Queen her successors and assigns for ever, Provided always and it is hereby declared that the covenants for title to be page 204herein implied shall extend to and be taken as against the acts deeds and defaults of theVendor and all persons lawfully claiming or to claim by through under or in trust for him only and not further or otherwise. In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto subscribed their names the day and year first above written.

Matene te Whiwhi.
Signed by the said Matene te Whiwhi the same having first been read over and explained to him in the Maori language by an Interpreter of the Court and he appearing fully to understand the meaning and purport of the same in the presence of—
James Booth, R.M.
Richard Booth.