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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume One



1854. 10 July.This Deed of sale of land written on this tenth day of July in the year 1854 is a Piako District. document of the final consent by us to fully cede a portion of our land to the Queen of England It is situate at Hauraki at Piako.
Mancawhero. These are the boundaries, commencing at Mangawhero thence inland to Maungakawa, Boundaries. it turns here and goes along on top of the range to the valley of the Hauraki, it turns there towards the West along the Piako river to Mangawhero where the boundaries join.
Receipt for £100. And in consideration of our consent to give up this land the Queen of England agrees to pay to us the sum of One hundred pounds (£100) which Mr. McLean has handed to us this day.
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Now we have entirely given up this land to the Queen together with the trees the streams the stones and everything else for ever. And in consideration of the receipt of this money we have signed our names and made our marks.



Correct translation.

T. E. Young,
Translator, Native Department.

A True Transeript of Certified Copy of Original Deed.

H. H. Turton.

Wellington, February 24th, 1876.