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



We have received from Mr. McLean Five hundred pounds £500 in money being the1851. 29 May.Rangitikei District. third payment or instalment for our land to which we agreed in the large paper or deed of sale written and agreed to by Mr. McLean and ourselves at Whanganui on the fifteenth 15th and sixteenth 16th of the days of May in the year of our Lord OneRangitikei. thousand eight hundred and forty nine. That is the paper or deed containing our full and faithful consent to the transfer of all our lands we gave up for ever to the Queen of England or to the Kings or Queens who might hereafter succeed her for ever and ever.
And having received the aforesaid payment into our hands on this day that is theReceipt for £500, third instalment. Twenty ninth 29th of the days of May in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty one we hereunto attach our names and marks.

Ko Moetai ko Reihana.
Ko Aperahama ko Tipae.
Ko Heremaia te Hauparoa.
Ko Kawana Hunia te Hakeke.
Ko Kingi Hori te Hanea.

The Witnesses to these payments and these signatures—

S. Deighton, Interpreter.
James McDonell, Settler.
George Ross, Settler.
E. Tupe Herewini x his mark.
Alexr. Cameron.

True Translation.

Donald McLean.

No. 261. Received for Registration at half-past one o'clock p.m. July 17th, 1851.Registration.

(l.s.) Robert R. Strang,
Registrar of Deeds.

A True Copy of Original Receipt, Translation, and Endorsement.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 7th, 1876.