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



This Deed written on this seventeenth 17 day of November in the year of our Lord1851. 17 November. one thousand eight hundred and fifty one 1851, is a paper of the full consent of us theHawke's Bay. chiefs and the people of Ngatikahungunu at this meeting assembled whose names are hereunto subscribed on behalf of ourselves our relations and all our descendants whoAhuriri. shall be born after us entirely to give up our land the plan of which is hereunto attached unto Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings and Queens her successors for ever, and the Queen of England on her part agrees to pay us for the said land the sum of one thousand five hundred pounds £1500 of which monies one thousand pounds
Receipt for£1,000
Balance due500
£1000 has been paid into our hands on this day by Donald McLean, Esquire. The five hundred pounds £500 will be paid to us in the days of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two 1852 as a last instalment for that land for ever.