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.
G. S. Cooper, District Commissioner.
John P. Russell, Wairarapa.
Donald McLean, Chief Commissioner.
April 5, 1856.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
February 14th, 1876.