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

[Deeds—No. 121.]

Deeds—No. 121.

Claims of Ngatitoa and Others in East Coast and Wairarapa Districts.

1854. 7 January.Wairarapa and East Coast Districts.Tenei pukapuka he pukapuka whakamutunga rawatanga no a matou korero mo runga mo nga whenua ki te taha ki Wairarapa, puta noa ki iraro; ko o matou takeriga korero mo reira, ka mutu pu ikonei; koia te tuhituhinga o matou ingoa, ara, o nga Kaumatua o "Nga Ti-Awa," o "Nga Ti Tama," o "Ngatitoa," mutu tonu ikonei; A, no roto, no tenei ritenga whakaaetanga, kua homaie Wikitoria Te Kuini o Ingarangi inaianei ki aClaims Of Ngatitioa And Others.Receipt for £700, final payment. matou, E Whitu nga Rau pauna moni takitahi, na Te Makarini homai ki a matou. No konei kua tuhituhia o matou ingoa, me o matou tohu, i tenei ra i te whitu o nga ra o Hanuere, i te Tau o to tatou Ariki, kotahi mano waru rau, rima tekau ana wha.

Donald McLean,
Land Comr
Honiana Te Punix tona tohu.
Wikitoa Taringakuri x tona tohu.
Rawiri Puaha x tona tohu.
Wi Tako.
Moturoa Te Ropiha x tona tohu.
Ko Porutu x tona tohu.

Kaititiro—

H. T. Kemp,

Native Secy., J. P., Wellington.

John P. Russell,

Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.

Translation.

1854. 7 JanuaryThis Deed or paper is to certify that we have relinquished all our claims to lands atClaims Of Ngatitioa And Others. Wairarapa and the country adjacent thereto and all the disputes we have had in reference to these lands are now terminated in testimony of which we the elder chiefs of Ngatiawa Ngatitama and Ngatitoa subscribe our names and having entered into thisReceipt for £700, final payment. agreement we have been paid by Victoria Queen of England (£700) seven hundred pounds which sum has been handed to 'us by Mr. McLean and we hereunto affix our names and marks on this day on the (7) seventh of the days of January 1854 One thousand eight hundred and fifty four.

Donald McLean,
Land Comr.
Honiana te Puni x tona tohu.
Wikitoa Taringakuri x tona tohu.
Rawiri Puaha x tona tohu.
Wi Tako.
Moturoa te Ropiha x tona tohu.
Ko Porutu x tona tohu.

Witnesses—

H. J. Kemp,

Native Secy., J. P., Wellington.

John P. Russell,

Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.

True Translation.

Donald McLean,
Chief Commissioner.

March 29, 1856.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 8th, 1876.