, dated this fifteenth 15 day of August in the year
of our Lord One thousand1859. 15 August.Hawke's Bay.
eight hundred and fifty nine 1859 is a paper of our full and true
consent to sell and absolutely convey a piece of our land to.Victoria the Queen
of England and to the Kings and Queens Her Successors for ever. And in
consideration of our havingKereru.
absolutely sold and conveyed this
land we have been paid by Mr. Commissioner McLean the sum of Six hundred pounds
£600 as a final payment and consideration in full forReceipt for £600.
the land called Kereru, that is the whole of the land with its trees and
all appurtenances of the said land, whether above or beneath the surface of the
soil, lying between theBoundaries.
boundaries sold formerly. These are its boundaries beginning at
Kauhangapiro, running on to te Mokopiri and thence striking in the direction of
the old boundary at Pohatu haha, running on to Otaookoro, thence to the source
of the Poporenga and running down that stream to the mouth of the Waikopiri and
following that stream till it joins at the mouth of the Kauhangapiro. And in
testimony of our faithful consent to the sale of this land we have hereto
subscribed our names and marks.
Tupurupuru Ngairo Perehi x,
Te Hapuku Ngaruhi x. &c., &c., &c.
G. S. Cooper, Dist. Commr.
G. S. Cooper.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
February 29th, 1876.