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

Translation

Translation.

Received from Mr. McLean on this 15th day of August 1859, the sum of twenty1859. 15 August. pounds £20 in payment for all our lands sold within the undermentioned boundaries—Ruataniwha North. that is, from Totaratutahi following the Waipaoa to Ruahine and then to Pohatuhaha and following downReceipt for £20. the boundary of the land formerly sold, to Matakite thence down the Mangaonuku to the old boundary and so back to Totaratutahi.

Now we have sold and finally conveyed all these places to which we have any claim under the shining sun of the present day, to Victoria the Queen of England, for ever.

Arapata,
&c., &c.

Witnesses—

G. S. Cooper.
Te Hapuku x.

True Translation.

G. S. Cooper.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 28th, 1876.