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

No. 65. — The Assistant Native Secretary to the Chief Commissioner

No. 65.
The Assistant Native Secretary to the Chief Commissioner.

Ahuriri.Purchase of the Oero Reserve completed. Native Land Purchase Department, Auckland, 7th December, 1859.


In reply to your letter of the 23rd August last, reporting, for the information of His Excellency the Governor, your proceedings with reference to the Oero reserve, and forwarding translation of a receipt for the sum of £50 paid by you to the Natives for the purpose of effecting a final settlement of the question, I have the honour to inform you that His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to approve of the arrangements made by you, and to sanction the payment of the above-named sum to the Natives concerned.

I have, &c.,

Thos. H. Smith,
Assistant Native Secretary.

Donald McLean, Esq., J.P., Chief Commissioner,