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

Translation

Translation.

Greytown, 9th November, 1870.
Wehave this day received a portion of the five per cents on our block of land which we9th November, 1870.Wairarapa District. sold to the Government formerly, in the Wairarapa District, the name of that block is Wharekaka and Puhangina. We have this day received the five per cents due from the date of the cession of the land to the 30th June 1869. The amount of five per cents weWharekaka and Puhangina. have now received is two hundred and fifty pounds sterling and the Government willReceipt for £250. [Five per cents.] page 474furnish us with the accounts of the pieces sold within that block up to that time. Mr. Kemp Commissioner of the Government has paid us these five per cents in the presence of Mr. Wardell Resident Magistrate of the Government of New Zealand at Wairarapa.

(Sd.) M. Rangitakaiwaho.
" Wi Tu. Whakahaurangi.
" Matiaha Mokai, and 9 others.

Witness—

(Sd.) Herbert S. Wardell, R. M., Wairarapa.
" H. S. Byrn, Constable, Wairarapa.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 5th, 1876.