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



Wairoa, Hawke’s Bay, N.Z., 13th December, 1873.
Received from the Honourable Donald McLean by the hands of George Burton acting 1873. 13 December.Poverty Bay District. on behalf of the Queen, the sum of Two thousand nine hundred and forty two pounds, fifteen shillings, and sixpence, as full payment for our claim to that piece of land at Turanga, comprising—acres more or less and known as Patuatahi block. And we Patutahi, Wairoa Claims. further agree to sign our names to any other document that may be deemed necessary for the final conveyance to the Queen relinquishing all right and title to the same. Receipt for £2,942 . 15 . 6.

(Signed) Te PeRe and others.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, April 5th, 1875.
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