(Enclosure 11 in No. 466.)
of agreement made this Fourth day of December One
Thousand Eight hundred and Sixty Eight between Timi Tirua and Taraiti Tukunui te
Rangihau Native Chiefs of the District of Tauranga, in the Province of Auckland
in the Colony of New Zealand of the one part and Messrs. Whitaker and Russell
Solicitors of the City of Auckland of the other part, Whereby the said Timi
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Rangihau agree to sell to Whitaker and Russell all that piece of land situated
on the Island of Matakana in the District of Tauranga, in the Province of
Auckland in the Colony of New Zealand and known by the name of Hamakariri Te
Pepepe and Marae Haua containing by admeasurement 84 acres, and the said Messrs.
Whitaker and Hamakariri Te Pepete and Marae Haua. [84 acres.]
Russell agree to purchase the said land and to pay to the said Timi
Tirua and Taraiti Tukunui te Rangihau at the rate of Four shillings per acre in
manner following, the sum of Twelve pounds to be paid on signing this Agreement
and a further sum of Four pounds Sixteen £4 . 16 . 0 Shillings on the execution
of a conveyance and the said Timi Tirua and Taraiti Tukunui te Rangihau agree to
hand over the said piece of land and all thereon to the said Whitaker and
Russell for the above mentioned sums.
Signed this Fourth day of December, One Thousand Eight hundred and Sixty Eight.
Timi Tirua his x mark.
Taraiti Tukunui te Rangihau.
Whitaker and Russell.
In the presence of—
Edward C. Lonsdale.
te Wharenui te Kene.
I hereby certify that I have read over the above Agreement to the said
Timi Tirua and Taraiti Tukunui te Rangihau.
Richard de Thierry, L.I.