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



Received 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 Esquire.Aorangi. This is the final payment as agreed to be made to us for our Land given up by us to
22 Mar.,'56£1,000
15 Apr.,'571,000
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 Deed.

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 Aute.
Wiremu Pukapuka, Rangitikei.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 18th, 1876.