(Deed Enclosure in No. 351.)
Te Karo No 2 Block (Timber
Lease) Hauraki District.
1873. 17 January.Hauraki District.This Deed made the seventeenth day of January, one Thousand
eight hundred and seventy three Between Hohepa Pareone of Parawai in the
Province of Auckland Colony Te Karo No. II. of New Zealand aboriginal native (hereinafter called the said Grantor)
of the one part and Her Majesty Queen Victoria of the other part Witnesseth that
in consideration of the Receipt for £25. sum of Twenty Five pounds sterling paid by Her said Majesty Queen
Victoria the receipt whereof is by the said Grantor hereby acknowledged He the
said Grantor Doth hereby grant convey and assure unto Her said Majesty Queen
Victoria her successors and [100 acres.] assigns. All that piece or parcel of land containing by admeasurement
One hundred acres more or less and called or known as Te Karo number Two Block
the several boundaries of which said piece or parcel of land and the several
measurements of the boundary lines thereof are particularly shown and set out on
the plan of the piece of land hereby conveyed drawn hereon. Together with all
rights members and appurtenances thereto belonging and all deeds thereto
relating and all other rights which the said Grantor has or may have in to or
out of the said piece or parcel of land To hold the same premises Unto Her said
Majesty Queen Victoria her successor and assigns for Subject to grant of timber to John Hawkins Graham. ever Subject nevertheless to the sale and grant of the timber and trees
on the said land and the demise of the said land made by a certain deed of grant
and demise between the said Grantors of the one part and John Hawkins Graham
(therein described) of the other part bearing date the seventeenth day of
January One thousand eight hundred and seventy three In witness whereof the said
parties have hereunto set their hands the day and year first above written.
Signed by the said Hohepa Paraone in the presence of—
J. E. Dodd, Sol., Shortland.
W. H. Grace, Licensed Interpreter, Shortland.
I William Henry
of Shortland in the district of Hauraki Province of AucklandDeclaration of Wm. Henry Grace.
and Colony of New Zealand a duly licensed Interpreter under the Native
Lands Act, 1865, The Native Lands Act, 1867, The Native Lands Act Amendment 1868
The Native Lands Act, 1869, and The Native Lands Act Amendment Act 1870, do
solemnly and sincerely declare as follows
|1.||That I was present together with John Elliers Dodd of Shortland
aforesaid Solicitor, a male adult and did see Hohepa Paraone mentioned and
described in the within written deed duly sign and execute the said Deed.
|2.||That the Signature "Hohepa Paraone" set and subscribed to the said
within written deed is of the proper handwriting of the said "Hohepa
|3.||That the signatures W. H. Grace, Gerald O'Halloran set and subscribed
to the said within written deed as witness attesting the due execution
thereof are of the proper handwriting of the said Gerold O'Halloran and of
me this declarant.
|4.||That immediately before the execution of the said Deed by the said
Hohepa Paraone, I did interpret the same to him into the Maori language
and that my translation was understood by the said Hohepa Paraone.
And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to
be true and by virtue of the above named Acts of the General Assembly of New
Zealand and of a certain other act of the said General Assembly of New Zealand
intituled The Justices of the Peace Act 1866.
Made and declared at Shortland in the Province aforesaid this
twenty-seventh day of February One thousand eight hundred and seventy-three.
E. W. Puckey,
One of Her Majesty's Justices of
the Peace in and for the Colony of New Zealand.
in Register Book Vol. 3 Folio 26 on the 29th day of September,Endorsement.
1874 at 2 p.m.
J. B. Davy.
T. S. Hall,
Land Transfer Dept.
A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Deed, Declaration, and
H. Hanson Turton.
November 1st, 1875.