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Maori Deeds of Old Private Land Purchases in New Zealand, From the Year 1815 to 1840, with Pre-Emptive and Other Claims



1836. 17 October.Mangonui District.Hear all men this Book by Titore who sells to Mr. Kemp (James Kemp)a piece of land and forest at Wangaroa, the name of which is Paetu, with all things above and below to Mr. Kemp and children for ever. These are the boundaries: the branch on the side of Oruamakaka following that branch (a stream) to the ridge of Kahikatoa at the Paetu Paetu. descending to the branch of Mr. Kemp's old boundary, emerging at the branch of James Kemp. Rongomaitekawa (excluding the plantations) and going to the great road straight to Boundaries. Parawanui descending to the Great River. The boundary of one side, the high road that leads to the Moari, to Oruamakaka going to the branch straight to the ridge of the Receipt. Paetu. Payments: Ten pounds stg. Twelve Blankets, Six Spades, Six Hatchets, One hundred fish hooks, Three pairs Trowsers. And I sign my name on the 17th day Octr.1836.



&c. &e. &c.

A True Translation.

H. Tacy Kemp.

No.273e.O.L.C A True Transcript of Attested Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Welhngton, 4th March, 1879.