Kororareka (Land at), Bay of Islands District.
Augt. 5th 1837.
1837. 5 August.
Bay of Islands District.
all men that I Arukka a Native Chief of New Zealand have
this day sold and demised a parcel of Land situate at Kororarika aforesaid and
known by the name of Kororareka.
——containing by estimate about 2 acres more or less to Thos. Spicer his
Heirs or Thomas Spicer.
Assigns for ever, together with all Wood Water Minerals Stone or other
valuables either [2 acres.]
above or below the surface of said Land for payment of one double barrel
Fowling piece Receipt.
and ten pounds of Tobacco, 1 cask of Powder. The said Land has about 120
ft. frontage to a swamp behind the Settlement, the Western [unclear: the]
running North 90 ft., then an angle N.E. 40 ft., continuation of line running
North 390, then line running East about 210, then the East by a line running South
about 300 ft., and an angle running back to the Swamp about 300 feet.
Arukka x his mark.
I the undersigned do in the presence of
the witnesses whose names are hereuntoTransfer to G.T. Clayton.
annexed pass over unto Geo. Thos. Clayton his heirs and executors the Land
specified on the other side of this writing for ever and ever. Witness my hand
this 3rd day of Octr. 1838.
Henry Tacy Kemp.