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


Trust Commissioner's certificate. I, Charles Heaphy, the Trust Commissioner under "The Native Lands Frauds Prevention Act, 1870," for the District of Wellington, do hereby certify that I have, with respect to the within-written instrument and the alienation thereby witnessed, made the inquiries directed by the said Act, and certify that I am satisfied with the result of such inquiries.

C. Heaphy,
Trust Commissioner.

Dated this 31st day of December, 1873, at Wellington. Note.—The above certificate refers to the principal instrument signed by Manihera and Wi Kingi, and dated 13th Dec., 1873, and to the endorsement signed by Ngairo and others of 13th Dec., 1873; also to that signed by Matire Piripi, dated 16th Dec., 1873; and also to that signed by Matiaha Mokai, and dated 27th Dec., 1873.

Chas. Heaphy. 31st Dec., 1873.

A True Copy of Original Deed of Gift, with Enclosures and Commissioner's Certificate.

H. Hanson Turton.

December 29th, 1875. Wellington,