1842. 28 January.Manukau District.Know all men
by this book, we the Chiefs and men of
Ngatitaihau do let go and sell these lands of ours that are contained within the
boundaries written in this book to George
the protector of natives for H.M. Victoria
the Queen of England her Papakura.
heirs and successors whether male or female for ever, the land and all
things that are on, or under the surface of this land to George Clark
an Estate for the Queen her heirs Boundaries.
and successors whether male or female for ever. The Northern boundary
begins at Otaimako from thence along the plain to Patoetoe ascending thence to
Wairata from thence to Ohutu coming out at Ratahi; the boundary on the South
begins at Waipapa to Mata to Wharawhara and to Hopuhopu Tarakoramuka to on the
West is at Otaimako along the sea shore to Waipapa: the Eastern boundary is
Puketutu from thence to Weraroa from thence to the Mura from thence to the Rape:
Receipt for £400 and six horses.
Waimihia alone we except for an estate for us: We receive these payments
for our land. Four Hundred pounds Money, six horses.
Witness our names and our signs written in this deed this day at Auckland on
the twenty eighth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and forty two.
The x mark of Kiwi.
The x mark of Tihi Peapene.
George Clarke, Junior.
Witness to signature of Tara—
Thomas Spencer Forsaith.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
September 14th, 1874.