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



This Deed is a paper of the full consent of us the Chiefs and people whose names are1853. 13 December.Mcmaster's Run. (Part of). hereun to attached entirely to give up a certain portion of our land to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeed for ever and ever.
And in consideration of our full consent to give up this portion of our land Victoria the Queen of England agrees on her part to give us the sum of One hundred pounds once told which monies we have this day received from Donald McLean.Receipt for £100.
The boundaries of the land commence at Tuhitarata thence to Waipakiaka thenceBoundaries. to Ture o te rakato thence to Ruamahanga thence to Ngapaiaka and in the Ruamahanga to Porango thence to Karakanui te Kumenga thence upwards to the old boundary at Paharakeki and along the said old boundary to Tuhitarata.

Now we have entirely given up this land and for ever and ever.

Te Hiko.


Purvis Russell,

Grazier, Ahuriri.

Angus McMaster,

Settler, Wairarapa.

Manihera, J.P.

In this Deed the Hiko, a principal Chief, signs on behalf of himself and his people.

Donald McLean,

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wollington, February 4th, 1876.