29th December, 1853.
1853. 29 December.Te Witi.We have received
from Mr. McLean the sum of (£50) Fifty pounds
once told as(McKenzie's home station.)
payment for Two hundred acres (200) at Te Witi which we have sold to Te
One (John McKenzie
) for a homestead
that he may live near us.
Receipt for £50. [200 acres.] This is all the payment for this land which we now give up under the
shining sun of this day for ever.
When the remaining portion of the land is paid for the Deed containing the full
consent of all of us will be executed.
Ihaia Te Wakamairu,
and 2 others.
John P. Russell, Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
February 5th, 1876.