(Enclosure 1 in No. 466.)
And the said Messrs. Whitaker and Russell agree to purchase the said land and to pay to Te Moananui at the rate of Four shillings per acre in manner following, the sum of Fifty pounds to be paid on signing this agreement and a further sum of Fifty pounds on the completion of the survey of said land, the balance to be paid to the said Te Moananui or his agent on the execution of a conveyance.
And the said Te Mcananui further agrees to have the said land surveyed without loss of time at his cost.
Signed this thirtieth day of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight.
Te Moananui Mauao.
Whitaker and Russell.
In the presence of—
I hereby certify that I have read over the above agreement to Te Moananui and that he fully understands its contents.
Richard de Thierry,
Receipt for £50. Received on account the sum of Fifty pounds.
R. De Thierry, L.I.