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

(Enclosure in No. 449.) — Crown Grant to Hone Te One, of Aotea

(Enclosure in No. 449.)
Crown Grant to Hone Te One, of Aotea.

1869. 5 January.Aotea District.Victoria by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting. Know ye that for good Parish Pirongia, considerations us thereunto moving, We for us our Heirs and Successors do hereby Allt. 327. Grant unto Hone Te One of Aotea an aboriginal Chief, his Heirs and Assigns, All that parcel of land in our Province of Auckland in our Colony of New Zealand containing by admeasurement Five hundred and sixty six acres more or less and being allotment number three hundred and twenty seven in the Parish of Pirongia County of Rutland, Boundaries. [566 acres.] Bounded towards the North East by allotment number twenty three, five thousand one hundred and ninety six links, by a road one hundred links wide one hundred and nineteen links and two hundred and ninety links by allotment number twenty two, Four thousand one hundred and eighty four links and by allotment number three hundred and twenty eight nine hundred and eighty links, towards the East by allotment number three hundred and five two thousand six hundred and seventy links towards the North by allotment number three hundred and five aforesaid two thousand and forty links, again towards the East by allotment number three hundred and six one thousand six hundred and thirty seven links, towards the South by a line eight thousand seven hundred links and towards the West by a line twelve thousand and twenty five links, Subject nevertheless to the right of the Governor at any time hereafter to take and lay off for Public purposes one or more line or lines of road through the said land provided that the total quantity to be taken for such line or lines of road shall not be more than twenty eight acres one rood as the same is delineated on the plan drawn on the margin hereof with all the rights and appurtenances thereto belonging; To hold unto the said Hone Te One his heirs and assigns for ever as from the thirteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven.

In testimony whereof we have caused this our Grant to be sealed with the Seal of our Colony of New Zealand.

Witness our trusty and well beloved Sir George Ferguson Bowen, Knight Grand Cross of our most distinguished order of St. Michael and St. George Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colony of New Zealand at Wellington this fifth day of January in the thirty second year of our reign and in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and sixty nine.

G. F. Bowen.


Registration. Thursday, 27th May, 1869. Received for Registration at 1.15 p.m.


Jas. H. Crawford,

A True Copy of Original Deed, Translation, Crown Grant, and Endorsements.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, August 26th, 1875.