Pukeaitanga Block, River Waihou, Hokianga District.
1827. 12 September.Hokianga District.This
Indenture made the twelfth day of September in the Year of
our Lord One Pukeaitanga.John Marmou.
thousand eight hundred and Twenty-seven Between Narwarka a New Zealand
Chief residing at Cuppa Cuppa a village in Ukeauha of the first part and John Marmon
a Native of New South Wales
now residing at Pooke I Tangha in the neighbourhood of Ukeauha of the second part
Whereas the said Narwarka being legally entitled by birthright to certain lands of
and in the aforesaid place called Ukeauha Doth hereby Receipt.
agree to sell and dispose of certain lands of and in the said place to
in consideration of the
said Narwarka having obtained from the said John Marmon
in payment for the same two muskets four blankets five
tommahawks six hoes three axes six plain irons six pair of scissars one hundred
flints three hundred musket balls two Boundaries. [1,500 acres.]
catouch boxes two bayonets and a quantity of powder All that Wood at Pooke
I Tahgha and the land whereon the same grows from the South end to the North end
of the same and likewise all and every piece and parcel of land of and in the said
Wood except the lands that are deemed sacred by the aforesaid Narwarka namely
burying-grounds or any place where dead has been laid out. In witness whereof the
said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and
year first above written.
Narwarka x his mark. l.s.
Moodewai x his mark, a Chief of New Zealand.