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

Translation of Endorsement

Translation of Endorsement.

1865. 13 June. Now also on the occasion of the recent survey by Mr. Fairburn we have sold and handed over to the Government 486 acres of land, being a portion of the Kahikatea Kawakawa Bush. Bush land situated on the main stream of the Kawakawa, containing seven hundred and forty five (745) acres, which we the Maories reserved from the former sale.
We have also received this day from the hand of Henry Kemp Dist. Com. Receipt for £1,106. £1106 . 0 . 0 being the sum agreed upon between us in payment for that Block of land.

In witness whereof we have affixed our names and marks to this document this 13th day of June in the year of our Lord 1865.

Tamati Pukututu.
Renata Whatanga.
Hori Koto.
Hemi Tautari.
Reihana Kawiti.
Wepiha Pi.
Wiremu te Teete.

H. T. Kemp.
Dist. Com.


Robert Clapham Barstow, R.M.
James Hamlyn Greenway, Clerk and Int. to R.M.

Translation of Endorsement on Deed.

E. W. Puckey.

9th March, 1867.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Endorsement with their Translations.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 31st August, 1874.