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



1854. 9 August.Thames District.We have received on this ninth (9th). day of August in the year of Our Lord 1854 the sum of Thirty Pounds (£30) ouce told, being the first instalment for our land at Te Poua at Hauraki. When the land has been surveyed and its area ascertained the total Te Poua. amount of payment shall be decided upon. The boundary commences at Te Poua, Receipt for £30, first instalment. thence inland to Te Paiaka, thence to Te Repo and into the Katinga stream in the course of which it proceeds to Te Poua. And in testimony of our having received Boundaries. the above named monies from Mr. McLean we hereunto affix our names and marks.

Na te Ketu x.
Wiremu Tutere Wanui.
Na te Harapa.
Na Tuwetini.
Arama Karaka x.
Kaweka x.
Te Reweti x.
Raihania x.
E Hira.

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(Sd.) John P. Russell, Settler,


" Arch. A. McInnes, Clerk, Land P. Dept.

A True Translation.

John Grant Johnson,
Acting for Chief Commissioner.

Auckland, December 28, 1855.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

Wellington, August. 11th, 1875.

H. Hanson Turton.