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



Port Nicholson, 9th December, 1854.
1854. 9 December.Waikaraka.Received by us this day from Mr. McLean the sum of (£100) one hundred poundsReceipt for £100. once told and payment for our piece of land at Waikairaka which we have this dayBoundaries. entirely given up to Victoria the Queen of England for ever and ever. The boundary commences at the beach at the mouth of the Waiorongo River thence running up the river to the summit of Ngaitumupahia thence running inland along the Government boundary to Whawhatiwahine thence to Puketoro thence to Hoiere running along the Government boundary to Puketihia thence to Te Maipi thence running towards the sea till it joins the Government boundary thence to Hinepaka then running in the streamTwo Native reserves. of Kaiwhata till it reaches the beach at Waiorongo. The places reserved by us out of this sale of land are Araiara on to Paewai thence to the Ngaire also a piece at Waikaraka on to Ngamahanga Kioremuru to the Ika-a-te-rori These two pieces are all we retain for ourselves and we have entirely conveyed the rest of the Land to Victoria the Queen of England we will agree with Mr. McLean as to the final payment when the survey has been completed and when the land has been looked over by the Europeans then the final payment shall be made.

Patoromu te Apatu.
Piripi Patoromu.


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

True Translation.

Donald McLean, Chief Commissioner.

April 5, 1856.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 14th, 1876.