|10 Dec., 1854||150|
|23 Dec., 1854||100|
|29 Dec., 1854||100|
We acknowledge the receipt of the sum of £150 for Kuripuni received by us on the 23rd December 1854, the sum of £100 received by us on the 29th December 1854 and the sum of £100 received by us on the 10th December 1854 from Mr. McLean. The £150 which we have this day received is the final payment for these lands of ours Kuripuni, Kaiaho and Donald's homestead.
Well we have considered over we have greeted we have bid good bye and have altogether ceded this place of our ancestors' which they have handed down to us, with its streams its branches its lakes its waters its trees its herbage its stones its hilly places its good places its bad places and everything whether under or over the earth together with everything appertaining to that land—we have finally ceded it under the shining sun of this day as a permanent possession from us for Victoria the Queen of England and the Kings or Queens who may succeed Her for ever.page 340
And in token of our consent to all the conditions of this Deed we hereunto set our names and marks.
And in token of the consent of the Queen of England on Her part to all the conditions of this Deed Mr. Searancke one of the Land Purchase Commissioners of the Governor of New Zealand is signed hereto.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.