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An Epitome of Official Documents Relative to Native Affairs and Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand

Article the First

Article the First.

The chiefs of the Confederation of the United Tribes of New Zealand, and the separate and independent chiefs who have not become members of the Confederation, cede to Her Majesty the Queen of England, absolutely and without reservation, all the rights and powers of sovereignty which the said page 16Confederation or individual chiefs respectively exercise or possess or may be supposed to exercise or possess, over their respective territories, as the sole sovereigns thereof.