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

Translation

Translation.

Te Oreore, 19 October, 1853.
1853. 19 October.Tupapakurua. Received by us from Mr. McLean the sum of two hundred pounds (£200) as a paymentReceipt for £200, first instalment. for our land at Tupapakurua which we have this day sold and fully given up to Victoria the Queen of England and the Kings and Queens, her heirs, for ever and ever.

The arrangements concerning this land including the whole amount of payment to he given will he decided by Mr. McLean and ourselves hereafter.

The boundaries of this land have been sketched by us on a paper attached to this document

Donald McLean, Comr.
Wiremu Kingi Tutepakihirangi.
Piripi Tatahau.
Ihaka Watarau.
Rupuhu Te Matukituki x his mark.
Mikaere Takiri.

Witnesses to the signatures and delivery of the money—

W. M. Smith, J.P., Government Surveyor.
Thomas Northwood, Settler, Wairarapa.
John McKenzie, Wairarapa.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 7th, 1876.