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

Translation

Translation.

This Deed written on this First day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand1863. 1 October.Whanganui District. eight hundred and sixty three, is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs of the Ngapairangi tribe whose names are hereunto subscribed and witnesseth that on behalf of ourselves our relations and descendants we have by signing this Deed parted with and transferred to Victoria the Queen of England Her HeirsOkio Eel Fisheries. and Successors in consideration of the sum of Thirty five pounds (£35) paid to us by I. E. Featherston Esq. Land Purchase Commissioner all our rights title and interestReceipt for £35. in the Eel Weirs and Manga Fisheries situated in the streams in the Okui District, i.e. in the Matarawa, Kaukatia, Puwharawhara, Matakarohe, Mangamouku, Mangamutu, Mataongaonga streams, and their tributaries as set forth and shewn on the map attached to the back of this Deed.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 7th, 1876.