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
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.
T. E. Young,
Translator, Native Department.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
January 14th, 1876.