by us this fifteenth (15) day of April in the year
1857 the sum of One1857. 15 April.
thousand pounds (£1000) in money once told paid to us by George Cooper
This is the final payment as agreed to be made to us for our Land given
up by us to
Victoria the Queen of England and to Her Successors Kings and Queens for
ever and ever. The sum of money agreed to be paid for this Land was Two Thousand
Pounds once told (£2000). One thousand Pounds of which sum we received on the
day of Sale that is to say on the 22nd day of March 1856, And this is the second
thousand. So ends the payment to us for this Land.
Aorangi is the principal Name of this Land one boundary being Maraekakaho
andBoundaries. thence on to Kekakeka and te Rakauwharoa and Parikarangaranga Mangaonuku
Matakite Poporenga Oaro Oahua Mangatahi Ngaruroro and so on to the mouth of the
Maraekakaho stream. All the boundaries moreover have been defined on the plan in
the former Deed drawn on the receipt of the first thousand Pounds last year.
Wherefore also on the receipt of this sum we sign our Names and Marks to this
Te Hapuku Ika x,
and 26 other signatures.
Witness to this receipt and to these signatures—
Wm. R. D. Ferguson, Settler, Pakowhai.
Te Waka Rewharewha, Te
Wiremu Pukapuka, Rangitikei.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
February 18th, 1876.