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


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1854. 7 March. Puketapu District.I have receivedon this seventh day of (7) March 1854 the sum of £100 one hundred pounds as a payment for my claims within the boundaries of the Europeans that is for Orongokaroro for Rekereke for Tokatapu for Te Ama for Pakira for all my lands which have been sold by the Puketapu Natives to Messrs. McLean and Cooper.
Receipt for £100, Katatore's claims. This is a final surrender by me of all the lands of myself and all my people within the boundaries of the sales to the Europeans, myself and all my people living at Mango-raka and Waiongana have entirely forsaken those lands and they have become a lasting possession for the Queen of England and to the Kings and Queens who may succeed her for ever and ever.

Te Waitere Katatore x.

H. Halse, Sub-Inspector, New Plymouth.
John P. Russell, Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.

True Translation.
Donald McLean, Chief Commissioner.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 24th, 1875.
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