Signed by us at Pukateanui Ohinemuri this nineteenth day of December 1868.
(Signed) Rapata te Pokiha, and 57 others.
Witness to marks—
(Sd.) C. T. F. B. de Thierry.On behalf of the Governor I consent to all the conditions of this agreement.
(Sd.) James Mackay,
To Mr. John Thorp.
Te Puke,October 26,1868. I will give over my piece of Gold (auriferous land) to Mr. Mackay really, really:Note to Mr. John Thorp. there is no person to jump forth to retain it after me.
Te Whano Potae.
To Mr. Mackay.
From your friend,
(Sd.) Te. Wano Toiwhare.Ohinemuri 19 December 1868. Friend the Governor. 1 have consented that the gold of Ohinemuri shall be yoursTaraia's consent. but I still have the land—you have the gold only. (l.s.)
Taraia Ngakuti x his mark.
Witness to signature—
(Signed) Br. C. F. De Thierry, L.T.
1253d. Received for Registration at 11.27 a.m., 5 May, 1870.Registration. (l.s.)
A True Copy of Original Agreement, Translations, Notes, and Endorsement.