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


We have received on this ninth (9) day of January in the year 1855 the sum of1855. 9 January. Fifty Pounds in money (£50) from Mr. McLean in payment for the piece of land at Porotawao of which the boundaries are described and the land delineated on the backReceipt for £50, for Porotawao. hereof. This is the piece number four which we retained as a place for ourselves at the time of the sale of the land to Mr. McLean at first. We have fully ceded that piece of page 266 land under the shining sun of this day as permanent possession to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeed Her for ever We therefore sign our names and make our marks at Rangiwhakaoma on the day above written.