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



We have received from Mr. McLean this twenty first (21st) day of July in the year 1854. 21 July. Tuhionorangi. 1854 the sum of Fifty pounds being the first instalment for our lands Tuhionorangi, Pukewharariki, Maungahuia and Whakatau. The boundaries commence at Ahimatiri, Receipt for £50, first instalment. thence to Wairua whakakai, Kaikatearoa, Te Hua Manukau, thence to Rotopotaka, Waiopohue thence to Taetua and in the direction of Wainaunahu, thence to Hua Boundaries. Manukau and to Maungahuia, thence to Whakatau, Paiakeake te Waiokorora to Paki o page 742kauahi thence to the boundary of the land sold to the Queen. The total amount of payment will be decided when the land has been surveyed.

(Sd.) William Jowett.
Te Katipa.
(Sd.) Himiona.


Wata Hana.

True Translation.

John Grant Johnson,
Acting Chief Commissioner.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, August 11th, 1875.