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



We have received on this 22nd day of June in the year of Our Lord 1854 the sum of 1854. 22 June. Kaihau. £30 from Mr. McLean in payment for certain land of ours at Manukau called Kaihau. These are the boundaries: Commencing at Wairere in the Manukau Harbor thence Receipt for £30, first instalment. inland to Pukekaroro thence to te Pukeakauahi it turns off here and goes to Omapihi, Boundaries. page 740it turns off from Omapihi and goes to Koropepeke thence along the shore of the Manukau Harbor to Wairere the commencing point.

Now we entirely give up this land to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeed Her for ever.

For the receipt of this money we have hereunto subscribed our names and made our marks.

The sum of £30 is still due to us. When the survey of the land is completed it will be paid to us.



Correct Translation.

T. E. Young,
Translator, Native Department.