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



Wehave received from Mr. McLean on the first day of 1854. 1 August.Mokau District. August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty four (1854) the sum of One hundred pounds £100 once told being a payment for all our lands at Awakino at Papaiatai and on to Taumatamaire Now we have for ever bidden farewell to and for ever given up this land Awakino. to the Queen of England. If our right to sell this land be disputed by the people Receipt for £100. residing upon it, we will pay for these monies with our lands at Taeaha and on to Piako. Boundaries. The boundaries of the land and our consent are written upon the paper which is attached to this.

Wiremu Poukawa x his mark.
Te Pakaroa x his mark.
Te Harawira Te Kauae x
his mark.
Hone Wetere.

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C. O. Davis, Interpreter.
John Hobbs.

True Translation.

Donald McLean,
Chief Commissioner.

March 24, 1856.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, March 18th, 1875.