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



Greytown, 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 Wairarapa.

(Sd.) Hiko Piata x his mark,
And 9 others.


Herbert S. Wardell, R. M., Wairarapa.
H. S. Byrn, Constable, Wairarapa District.

True Translation.

(Sd.) T. E. Young.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 4th, 1876.