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



Mangonui, 7th September, 1859
We have received from H. T. Kemp, Dist. Commissioner on behalf of Her Majesty 1859 7 September. Ohinu. the Queen, the sum of Thirty three pounds sterlg. £33 being the balance as payment Receipt for £33, last instalment. for our piece of land called "Ohinu" added to what has already been given to us by Mr. White the whole sum is One hundred pounds sterlg. (£100.)
The Boundaries are these,—Mr. John Smith’s line on one side,—the lines of Messrs. Boundaries. Ford, Matthews, and Puckey, on the other side—the land belonging to the Church Mission, and the stream called Ohinu to where it finishes; The Map of the survey will show exactly the boundary lines, viz., the plan to this Deed annexed;

And We have entirely without reserve, sold and made over this Land to Victoria the Queen, and to Her Successors for ever and ever; and this is the token, We have page 716hereunto affixed our names and marks to this Deed, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine 1859.

(Signed) H. T. Kemp,
(Signed) Hoepa Poutama.
(Signed by x Rapata.)
The mark of Popata x.
Hare Matenga.

Witness to payment and signatures—

(Signed) W. B. White, R. M.
" J. W. Kawau, Interpreter.

True Translation.

H. T. Kemp.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 2nd September, 1874