Know1849. 15 May.Rangitikri District.
all men who see this Deed of land sale which is this day written, that
is to say this fifteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and forty nine, that we the Chiefs and people of Ngatiapa of
Mangawhero and other places do finallyRangitikei-Turakina.
and unreservedly consent on behalf of ourselves our relatives our
children and our descendants after us to entirely hand over all these lands of
ours the boundaries whereof are here described and are delineated upon the
plan of the survey, to Mr.page 213
McLean on behalf of the Governors of these Islands of New Zealand and also on
behalf of all the Governors who may after them be appointed by the Queen of
England to be a lasting possession for the Governors or the Europeans to whom
it may be granted by the Governors.