Kororareka Block (G. T.
Clayton), Bay of Islands District.
all men by these presents that we the undersigned Native
Chiefs of Kororareka 1839. 13 September.Bay of Islands District.
(situated in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand) do hereby voluntarily and
without force, give up and deliver unto Captn. Geo. Thos. Clayton, his heirs,
Executors, Agents or Kororareka.G. T. Clayton.
Assigns all that part or parcel of land, situated upon the aforesaid
Kororareka, and formerly belonging unto Captn. Robert Duke whose right and title
unto the said land we fully acknowledge, and that the said Captn. Robert Duke
having made over unto the aforesaid Geo. Thos. Clayton his claim thereunto we
fully acknowledge the said Captn. Geo. Thos. Clayton to be now the rightful owner
of the property as shewn in the plan [7 acres.]
of Estate annexed hereunto and done by Mr. Thos. Florence a.d.
One thousand eight hundred and thirty-five. In Witness whereof we
have hereunto set our hand and seals at Kororareka Bay of Islands a.d.
One thousand Eight Hundred and thirty-nine, the the thirteenth day of
September in presence of—
William Korokoro. x Ewaie mark. E Tohu his x mark. x E hara mark. E Ruauko
his x mark. E Pai his x mark. E Raki his x mark.
Witnesses to Signatures—
Benjn. E. Turner.
Philo B. Perry.