[ko te tohutoro i roto i te reo Māori]
January 9th, 1855.
1855. 9 January.Wairarapa District.We have received on this day from Mr. McLean, the sum of fifty
pounds (£50), in payment for our land at Puketoi, which we fully and entirely give
up to Victoria thePuketoi. Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens, her Successors for ever.
Receipt for £50. The Boundary commences at Mangaapuka, and goes in the water of the
TiraumeaBoundaries. to Upokongaruru, Mihi, Taurakapo, Waito, Pukearuhe, Tawiti, Mango-uenuku,
te Wiruiti, Tainga, Manuriki, then it goes on shore and follows the crest of the
hill Manuriki to Tupuhi, Taka, Taumatarata, Hitataki, Atuahae, Korokino, Uretea,
te Pararaki, Pohaturoa, te Waipai, te Huitikapu, Tapui-warawara, Homai Tupuni, te
Papakai, te Kopua, Takapaukura, Nga-mahanga-a-Ruatea, te Waikiekie, whence it
returns to the commencement at Manga-apuka This piece of land we have fully and
finally surrendered to Victoria the Queen of England as a lasting possession, for
ever. The final arrangement as to price to be settled between ourselves and Mr.
McLean when the surveys are completed so that the quality of the land may be known
then everything relating to this purchase will be settled.
Te Otene Nga Rangikakeke x.
Horopapera Whatipu x.
Paraone te Horo x.
Te Tahana Pikoukou x.
Witnesses to payment of signatures—
J. D. Ormond, Settler,
G. S. Cooper, District Commissioner, Piripi.
A True Translation.
G. S. Cooper, Dist. Commr.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
January 3rd, 1876.