1852. 19 April.Auckland District.This Deed made on the nineteenth of April one thousand eight
hundred and fifty two is an Agreement made between, us Chiefs of Ngatiwhatua and
the Queen of England whereby we the owners of the piece of land herein described
consent to sell the said Mr. Berry's Claim, Waitemata. piece of land unto Her Majesty Victoria an consideration of the sum of
eight pounds ten shillings now given to us which sum is a balance due to us from
Berry to whom this land was sold with a further sum for a small piece of ground
which was excepted (in the sale to him) Wherefore we give over and deliver up to
Her Majesty Victoria Her Heirs and Successors all those pieces of land with all
that belongs to them bounded as Boundaries. follows. On the North there is Rarawaru which is Crown property and the
piece of land which was sold to Wellesley Hughes, on the East there is the
Waitemata river, on the South there is a stream called Manu-te-wao running up
which to the land of Brigham. On the West by the said land of Brigham and by the
The plan is drawn on the other side.
Witness our names—
In the presence of—
(Sd.) James Baber, Clerk, Survey Office.
Receipt for £8 . 10, balance of purchase money.
We have received the eight pounds ten shillings sterling as written in
this Deed wherefore we sign our names this 19th day of April in the year of our
Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two.
[Signed as before.]
(Sighed) James Babeb.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
September 14th, 1874.