9th November, 1870.
1870. 9 November.Wairarapa District.Wehave this day received a portion of the five per cents on our
block of land which we sold to the Government formerly in the Wairarapa District
the name of that block is Tuhitarata.
Tuhitarata. We have this day received the five per cents due from the date of the
cession of theReceipt for £200. [Five per cents.] land to the 30th June, 1869. The amount of five per cents we have now
received is two hundred pounds sterling and the Government will 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
(Sd.) Hiko Piata x his mark,
And 9 others.
Herbert S. Wardell, R. M.,
H. S. Byrn, Constable, Wairarapa District.
(Sd.) T. E. Young.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
January 4th, 1876.