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

Translation

Translation.

Received from Mr. McLean the sum of One hundred Pounds £100 once told as payment1853. 31 December.Ruamahanga. for the land of Haimona Pita Hinaki at Ruamahanga which I have this day given up for ever to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeedReceipt for £100. her for ever and ever. The boundaries of the land are on the East from Rongomaiaia extending into theBoundaries. plain to Moroa thence turning towards Wakaneke-a-tirakino thence along the banks of the Ruamahanga river to Rongomaiaia and in testimony of the receipt of this £100 on this 31 December 1853 I hereunto affix my name.

Te Hapuku te Ikaotemoana x his mark.

Witnesses—

H. T. Kemp, Native Secty., Wellington.
John P. Russell, Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.

A True Translation.

Donald Mclean,
Chief Commissioner.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton

Wellington, February 8th, 1876.