llth November, 1870.
Wehave this day received a portion of the five per cents on our
block of land which1870. 11 November.Wairarapa District. we sold to the Government formerly in the Wairarapa District. The name of
that block is Makoura (Masterton). We have this day received the five per cents
due fromMakoura. the date of the cession of the land to the 30th June 1869. The amount of
five perReceipt for £100. [Five per cents.] cents we have now received is one 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.) Hoana Retimana x his mark.
Anaru Tuhokairangi, and 7 others.
(Sd.) Herbert S. Wardell, R.
" H. S. Byrn, District Constable, Wairarapa.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
January 4th, 1876.