1854. 11 JanuaryWairarapa District.This Deed
of sale of land written on this Eleventh (11th)
day of January in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty
four is a document giving the true consent of us the Chiefs and people of
Ngatikahungunu to entirely cede a portion of our place to
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Victoria Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may
Her for ever: and on account of our having truly consented to entirely
cede this land, Victoria the Queen of England on Her part agrees to pay us the
sum of Two huudred and fifty Pounds (£250). We have received on the 14th day
of October 1853 One hundred pounds of that money and we have this day received
from Mr. McLean one hundred and fifty Pounds.
Boundaries. The boundaries of the land commence at Pohaturiki thence along the
Ruamahanga to Marua thence along the ridge to Ngairo's place thence along
Huangarua to Kaikanohi thence towards the East to Te Pootewakumu thence to To
Moenga-o-Pinaki thence to Te Upokopakira thence to Mahunui thence to
Pohaturiki. Well we have entirely given up this land to the Queen for ever in
token of which we hereunto sign our names.
T. E. Young,
Translator, Native Department.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
January 14th, 1876.