written on this twenty third day of June in the
Year of our Lord 1858 is a 1858. 23 June.Coromandel District.
full and final sale conveyance and surrender by us the Chiefs and People
of the Tribe Ngatipaoa whose names are hereunto subscribed. And Witnesseth that
on behalf of ourselves our relatives and descendants we have by signing this
Deed under the shining sun of this day parted with and for ever transferred unto
Victoria Queen of England Orua.
Her Heirs the Kings and Queens who may succed Her and Her and Their
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ever in consideration
of the sum of Three hundred Pounds (£300 . 0 . 0.) to us paid by Donald McLean
Esquire on behalf of the Queen Victoria (and we hereby acknowledge the receipt
of the said monies) all that piece of our Land situated at Whitianga and named
Orua the boundaries whereof are set forth at the foot of this Deed and a plan of
which Land is annexed thereto with its trees minerals waters rivers lakes
streams and all appertaining to the said Land or beneath the surface of the said
Land and all our right title claim and interest whatsoever thereon To Hold to
Queen Victoria Her Heirs and Assigns as a lasting possession absolutely for ever
and ever. And in testimony of our consent to all the conditions of this Deed we
have hereunto subscribed our names and marks. And in testimony of the consent of
the Queen of England on her part to all the conditions of this Deed the name of
Donald McLean Commissioner is Boundaries.
hereunto subscribed. These are the boundaries of the Land commencing at
the Hahei stream near the sea thence continuing along the coast to Taiwawe
Creek, thence to the mouth of Te Hoho whence it turns inland in the course of
that stream till it reaches the Purewa range, turning thence it proceeds to Te
Tuara o Marumaruaitu thence in a straight line to Te Tuara o Paka where it turns
again and descends to the Hahei stream where the boundaries close.
Hopa Totohi Hokianga x.
Maka Hare x.
Sd. Donald McLean.
Wiremu Te Rapa x.
Witnesses to the payment and signatures—
Goorge Friend, Accountant, L.P. Dept.
Receipt for £300.
Wm. B. Baker, Chief Clerk,
Received this twenty third day of June in the Year of Our Lord One
thousand eight hundred and fifty eight (1858) the Sum of Three hundred Pounds
sterling (£300 . 0 . 0) being the first consideration money expressed in the
above written Deed to be paid by Donald McLean Esquire on behalf of Her Majesty
the Queen to us.
Hopa x Totohi.
Maka x Hare.
George Friend, Accountant, L.P. Dept.
William B. Baker, Chf. Clk.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
November 16th, 1874.