1854. 27 July.We have received
on this twenty seventh (27) day of July in the
year 1854 the sum of Fifty pounds (£50) being, the first instalment for our land
named Katikako. The Lower Waikato District
boundary commences at Katikako, thence in the course of that stream to
Matariki, Thence to Wairererua thence to the boundary of the land sold by Hemi and
on to the Katikako.
boundary of Wahatane, and on to Tawapko, thence to Waitetuna in the course
of which Boundaries
stream it runs to Katikako. When the said land has been surveyed the total
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of purchase money will be
decided upon. In testimony of the receipt of these monies on this day we hereunto
affix our names and marks. Receipt for £ 50, first instalment
(Signed) Hakiaha x
" Wata Kukutai
(Signed) Patene Puhata x
" Nini Waka
" Na Hori Manihera
(Signed) C. L. Nugent, Native Secretary
"C. O. Davis, Interpreter
A True Copy of Original-Receipt and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton
July. 22nd 1875.