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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



Know all people by this Book by us Panakareao of the one part and Mr. Matthews of 1835. 20 July.Mangonui District. the other part This Book written on the Twentieth day of July in the year One Thousand Eight hundred and Thirty-five. This Book was written by us Panakareao of the one part and Mr. Matthews of the other part to show all men that We Panakareao have Otararau. sold to Mr. Matthews a piece of land with all Things thereto appertaining containing Joseph Matthews. One Thousand acres more or less, known by the name of "Otararau." Bounded on Boundaries. [700 acres.] the North West by the Kaitaia River until you come to Tangonge, from thence to the Wai o Rukutanga being the Southern boundary, on the East by the Missionaries' land. Payment to Panakareao, Ten Pounds sterling. Receipt for £10.


A True Translation.

H. Tacy Kemp.