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



1854. 24 November.Waiariki.(Part Reserve.) Received by me this day the (24) twenty fourth day of November (1854) one thousand eight hundred and fifty four from Mr. McLean the sum of (£6 . 5 . 0) six pounds five shillings as payment for my land at Waiariki which I have fully given up and made over to Victoria the Queen of England as a permanent possession for the Europeans for ever and ever.

Ko Wi Te Riwai.

Witnesses to this receipt of money and signatures—

G. S. Cooper, District Commissioner. John P. Russell, Settler, Wairarapa.

True Translation.

Donald Mclean, Chief Commissioner

April 5, 1856.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 9th, 1876.