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

Translation

Translation.

Listen all people, We the undersigned hereby agree to sell and for ever give up1853. 18 July.Wellington District. our land at Waiariki as a sure and certain land from us, on this day on the eighteenth 18th day of the days of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three 1853 to Victoria the Queen of England or to the Kings or Queens who mayWairiki No. 2. succeed her for ever and ever.
And having consented to the sale of this land, Victoria the Queen of England onReceipt for £12 . 10 . 0. her part consents to pay us for the said land and all our other portions of land at Waiariki the sum of Twelve Pounds and ten shillings £12 10/ which we have received this day from Mr. McLean.

Ripeka Toha x her mark.
Heremaia Te Puhi x his mark.
Tamati Toha x his mark.
Karepa te Wetu x his mark.
Anama Tamarua.
Ko Karo x her mark.
Wiremu Te Arei x his mark.

Witnesses to payment and signatures—

W. A. McCleverty, Lt.-Colonel.
H. T. Kemp, Native Secretary.
George Rich.
Ko te Puni x his mark.
Edmund Tuke, Settler, Ahuriri.
Piri Kawau, Native Clerk.

A True Translation.

Donald McLean,
Land Commissioner.

page 414

Translation of a Native Deed numbered 324 and received for Registration at ½ p. 10 o'clock a.m. on Thursday the 4th August 1853.

Registration. Recorded 2 vol. Deeds, folio 191.

(L.s.)Robert R. Strang,
Registrar of Deeds.

A True Copy of Original Deed, Translation, and Endorsement.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 1st, 1877.