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


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This Deed written on the 19th day of August in the year of Our Lord 1851 is an 1851. 19 August.Auckland District. Agreement between Kawau, Tinana, Keene, Hira and all Ngatiwhatua and the Queen of England whereby Kawau Tinana Keene Hira and all the Ngatiwhatua, the owners of the piece of land described in this Deed agree to sell the same to Queen Victoria Ohinerau. in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds sterling now received by us, Mount Hobson. see our signatures below, wherefore we give and deliver over to Queen Victoria her Heirs and Successors for ever the said piece of land and all that belongs to it bounded on Boundaries. the North by the Sea by the Waitemata, on the North East by the stream Ohinerau, on the West by the Tiki before sold to the Crown, surveyed and known as Section 14, on the South by the road leading to Tamaki, on the East by Native land, this boundary commences at the junction of the road from Epsom with the Tamaki road, goes straight to a manuka tree thence to the stream Ohinerau—the plan is drawn on the other side.

Witness our names—

(Sd.) Kawau.

In the presence of—

John Grant Johnson, Int.
George F. Swainson, Asst. Survr.

Receipt for £150. We have received one hundred and fifty pounds sterling as above mentioned, therefore we sign our names this nineteenth day of August in the year of Our Lord 1851.

[Signatures as above.]

True translation.

James Baber.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 11th, 1874.