18th April, 1863
We have received this day the 18th of the days of April from
John Rogan Esq. the 1863. 18 April.
Tauhoa. sum of Three hundred pounds sterling. This is the money of the Government
and is a Receipt for £300, loan. loan to us on our land at Kaipara which has been surveyed by Mr. Smith, it
is known as Tauhoa that is the name of the whole block. We are to return this money
to Mr. Rogan for the Government when the final payment is made to us.
From us the tribe of Ngatiwhatua—
(Signed) Hori te More x his mark.
Ereatara x his mark.
(Signed) Te Otene
x his mark.
" Henry Munro.
" Thomas E. Young.
A True Transcript of Office Copy of Receipt.
H. Hanson Turton.
October 8th, 1875