Now we have fully considered wept over aud bidden farewell to and entirely given up this land bequeathed to us by our ancestors with its streams lakes waters creeks timber minerals pasture plains and forest with its fertile spots and barren places, and all above and all below the surface of the said land and everything thereunto appertaining we have entirely given up under the shining sun of this day as a lasang possession to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeed her for ever.
And in testimony of our consent to all the conditions of this Deed we have hereunto affixed our names and marks on this twenty ninth day of January in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty seven.
And in testimony of the consent of the Queen of England to all the conditions of this Deed the name of Donald McLean the Chief Land Commissioner of New Zealand is hereunto affixed by Mr. Wardell Resident Magistrate at Turanga.
pp. Herbert S. Warden, R.M.
and 14 other signatures.
Witnesses to these payments and signatures—
Thomas Uren, Senr.
Robert Hohos Uren.
Joseph G Baker.
Ebenezer Baker, Interpreter, Resident Magistrate's Court, Turanga.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.