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



1850. 10 July.Rangitikei District. We the Chiefs and People of Ngatiapa whose names are hereunto attached haveRangitikei-Turakina. received from Mr. McLean the sum of Five hundred Pounds (£500) being the second payment for all the lands which we truly agree to sell in the deed to which we wrote our names and marks at our large meeting at Whanganui on the fifteenth (15th) and sixteenth (16th) of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fortyReceipt for £500, second instalment. nine (1849) that is to say the deed setting forth all the arrangements and the price and the reserves and our agreement to truly cede the land to Mr. McLean for the Governors of this island of New Zealand as a permanent possession for Victoria the Queen of England and the Kings or Queens who may succeed Her for ever.

And in witness of this second payment into our hands on this tenth (10th) day of July in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty (1850) we write our names and marks to this document in the presence of this Assembly.



Correct Translation.

T. E. Young,
Translator, Native Department.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 14th, 1876.