1864. 15 September.Upper Waikato District.This Deed
written on this fifteenth day of September in the
Year of our Lord 1864 is a full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us
the Chiefs and People of the Tribes Ngatimahanga, Ngatitamainu and Ngatihourua
whose names are hereunto subscribed And Witnesseth that on behalf of ourselves
our relatives and descendants we have by signing this Deed under the shining sun
of this day parted with and for ever Horotiu and Waipa.
transferred unto Victoria Queen of England Her Heirs the Kings and
Queens who may succeed Her and Her and their Assigns for ever in consideration
of the Sum of One Thousand Pounds (£1000 . 0 . 0) to us paid by Henry Hanson
Turton Special Commissioner on behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we hereby
acknowledge the receipt of the said monies) all that piece of our Land situated
between the Rivers Horotiu and Waipa the boundaries whereof are set forth at the
foot of this Deed and a plan of which Land is annexed thereto with its trees
minerals waters rivers lakes streams and all appertaining to the said Land or
beneath the surface of the said Land and all our right title page 584
claim and interest whatsoever thereon To hold
to Queen Victoria Her Heirs and Assigns as a lasting possession absolutely for
ever and ever. And in testimony of our consent to all the conditions of this
Deed we have hereunto subscribed our names and marks. And in testimony of the
consent of the Queen of England on her part to all the conditions of this Deed
the name of Henry Hanson Turton Special Commissioner is Boun
hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries of the Land commencing at
Ngaruawahia, situated at the junction of the Rivers Horotiu and Waipa: starting
thence it goes along the Horotiu River, until you reach its source. This is one
Boundary Then returning to Ngaruawahia it passes up the River Waipa until its
source be reached—This is the second boundary All our pieces of land within
these two Boundaries, that is, the Land of Ngatimahanga, of Ngatitamainu, of
Ngatihourua are surrendered to the Queen within the terms of this sale.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
Wm. Harsant, J.P., Raglan.
Receipt for £1,000.
Richard Todd, Dist. Govt.
Hy. J. Falwasser, Govt. Interpreter (Raglan).
H. Hanson Turton, J.P., Special
Native Titles Commissioner.
Received this fifteenth day of September in the Year of Our Lord One
thousand eight hundred and sixty four (1864) the Sum of One Thousand Pounds
sterling (£1000 . 0 . 0) being the whole consideration money expressed in the
above-written Deed to be paid by H. Hanson
, Special Commissioner on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to us.
[Signatures as before.]
Wm. Harsant, J.P.,
Richard Todd, Dist.
Hy. J. Falwasser, Govt. Interpreter. H. Hanson Turton, J.P., Special Native Titles
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
March 5th, 1875.