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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume One


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Auckland 4 September, 1854
1854. 4 September.Whaingaroa Block.We Hetaraka and Mohi sons of Wiremu Nera Te Awaitaia have this day received the sum of Thirty Pounds (£30) once told from Mr. McLean through the hands of Mr. Receipt for £30, advance Kemp, Now these thirty pounds are to be repaid to Mr. McLean when we sell our lands at Whaingaroa to the Government of New Zealand; and if it is not paid from the sale of our lands then we will repay it from the sale of our wheat and potatoes and other produce. In testimony whereof we hereunto affix our names and marks.

For D. McLean—
(Sd.) H. T. Kemp

Mohi na Hetaraka i tuhi


(Sd.) John White, Interpreter.

Archd. A. McInnes, Clerk, N. Land Purchase Dept

True Translation

Donald McLean
Chief Commissioner

March 19, 1856

A True Copy of Original-Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton

Wellington August. 16th 1875.