9th November, 1870.
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.]
furnish 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.
(Sd.) Herbert S. Wardell, R.
" H. S. Byrn, Constable, Wairarapa.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
January 5th, 1876.