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.
Donald Mclean, Chief Commissioner
April 5, 1856.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
February 9th, 1876.