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

Translation

Translation.

Te Oreore, 19th October, 1853.
We have received from Mr. McLean the sum of Three hundred Pounds (£300)1853. 19 October.Wairarapa District. in payment for our land which we have now sold to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeed Her for ever.
The arrangements, however, about the boundaries, the quantity of land and the priceOpaki. are hereafter to be talked over and declared by Mr. McLean and ourselves.Receipt for £300.

The main boundaries of that land have been already stated and gone over by Te Ropiha Waitai hereafter they will be accurately defined.

[Witnesses.]

[Signatures.]

These are the boundaries of the land commencing at the mouth of Waipoa thenceBoundaries. to Te Kaitote, thence to Te Wharetoetoe, thence to Te Whakaumu, thence to Ngarakaukoti thence to a plain it commences at Te Paerau thence to Tapuaeharuru thence to Tukouriti thence to Te Rata thence to Pukoiahua thence to Tuhaha thence to Tokohoumia thence to Kotukutuku thence to Te Waharoa thence to Te Kohangaorehua thence to Te Huriwai thence to Te Rongo-o-Takoro thence to Hawaiki, thence to Te Puto thence to Te Taumataoterangitumamotu, thence to Mokinui thence to Te Waipipi page 442thence to Oaka, thence to Te Rautawiri thence to Opaki and then it joins again the Waipoa.

[Signatures.]

Correct Translation.

T. E. Young,
Translator, Native Department.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 14th, 1876.