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

Deed Receipts—No. 4

page 434

Deed Receipts—No. 4.

Maunganui Block (Claims in), Waikanae District.

1874. 3 February.Waikanae District.I hereby acknowledge to have received from the General Government of New Zealand by the hands of James Booth Esquire on this third day of February one thousand eightMaunganui. hundred and seventy four the sum of Two hundred pounds sterling in extinguishment ofReceipt for £200. the claims of myself and my family within the Maunganui Block, Waikanae. The price of that Block six hundred pounds was distributed by me among the hapus of Ngatiawa and as I did not retain any of that money for myself or my family I have agreed to take the above sum of Two hundred Pounds in extinguishment of the claims of myself and family within the Block of land above mentioned.

Wi ParatateWaipunaahau.

Signed by Wi Parata Te Waipunaahau in the presence of—
T. E. Young, Govt. Interpreter, Wellington.
Chas. S. Wiggens, Native Office.

A True Copy of Original Receipt.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, December 28th, 1875.