This Deed1853. 13 December.Wairarapa District. conveying land written on this day on the thirteenth (13) of the days of
December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three
(1853) is a paper of our full consent to give up a certain portion of our land
to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeed her
for ever and ever.
Otaraia.(Gillies' homestead.) The boundaries of the land commence at Kai o te haku thence to Ahikatote
thence to the mouth of the Koau thence in a southerly direction to Puketi thence
inland to ngaBoundaries. Potae thence to te Koawa at the path thence in an easterly direction and
along the path outside the stockyard crossing the Makawiu and on to Wai o te
rangatira thence to Kai o te haku.
And in consideration of our full consent entirely to give up this portion of
our land Victoria the Queen of England agrees on her part to pay us the sum of
One HundredReceipt for £100.
Pounds which monies we have this day received from Donald McLean
Ngatuere's x signature for
Witnesses to these payments and signatures—
Na Raniera te
Settler, Otaraia, Wairarapa.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
February 4th, 1876.