Te Oneroa Block, Kororareka, Bay op Islands District.
Indenture made the 24th day of October in the year 1838
Between Ekido a Chief 1838. 24 October.Bay of Islands District.
of Kororarika in the Bay of Islands New Zealand of the one part and George
Thomas Clayton Master Mariner of the other part Witnesseth That for and in
consideration of Oneroa.G. T. Clayton.
the sum of Ten pounds lawful money of Great Britain in hand paid by the
said George Thomas Clayton
said Ekido at the time of sealing and delivery hereof the receipt Receipt for £10.
whereof is hereby acknowledged He the said Ekido Hath given and granted
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these presents Doth give
grant and confirm unto the said George
and his heirs All that piece or parcel of land called Te
Oneroa adjoining the Hauahine and [3 acres.]
running in a direct line to Paroa Bay To have and to hold all and singular
the said land hereditaments and premises together with the appurtenances thereunto
belonging to him the said George Thomas
his heirs and assigns To the only proper use and behoof of him
the said George Thomas Clayton
heirs and assigns for ever And the said Ekido his heirs all and singular the said
land hereditaments and premises with their and every of their rights members and
appurtenances unto him the said George
and his heirs against him the said Ekido and his heirs
shall and will warrant and for ever defend by these presents. In Witness whereof
the parties aforesaid have hereunto set their hands and seals at Kororarika
aforesaid the day and year first before written.
Ekido x the mark of. l.s.
Signed sealed and delivered (no stamps being used) in the presence of—
Henry Tacy Kemp.
A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed.No. 65c.O.L.C.
11th August, 1880.