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

Deeds—No. 93. — Gilllies' and Burling's Homesteads, Wairarapa District

Deeds—No. 93.
Gilllies' and Burling's Homesteads, Wairarapa District.

This paper or deed written on this day on the twelfth 12th day of October in the year1853. 12 October.Wairarapa District. of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty-three, Is a paper of the full and true consent of us the chiefs whose names are hereunto written to sell two hundred 200 acresGillies' and Burling's Homesteads. of land at Mr. Gillies' Station at te Torohanga and one hundred 100 acres at Burling's Station this land we entirely surrender for the Europeans residing on it to Victoria the Queen of England or to the Kings and Queens who may succeed her for300 acres. ever and ever.
And Victoria the Queen of England on her part agrees to pay us for the said ThreeReceipt for £75. hundred acres 300 Seventy five pounds £75 in money which said sum of money has been paid to us this day by Mr. McLean.

Now we have entirely and for ever surrendered this land.

And having thus agreed we hereunto sign our names and marks.

And the Queen of England on her part having agreed to all the conditions in this paper Donald McLean the Land Commissioner for the Governor of New Zealand hereunto signs his name.

(Signed) Donald McLean,
Land Commissioner.
" Rawiri Waipuna.
" Eruera te Roto.
" Komene Rawiri.
" Matini Warahi.
" Manihere to Raugitakaiwaho.
" Wiremu Kingi Tutepakihirangi.

Witnesses to the payment and the signatures—

(Sighed) W. M. Smith, J.P., Governt. Surveyor, Wairarapa.
" John P. Russell, Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.
" W. S. Atkinson, Wairarapa.

A True Translation.

(For D. McLean) H. T. Kemp,
Land Commissioner.

A True Copy of Certified Translation of Original Deed.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 31st, 1876.