Mangemangeroa Block, River Waihou, Thames District.
all men by these presents that we whose names and seal
are hereunto subscribed 1839. 23 November.
and set Native Chiefs of New Zealand for and in consideration of the
several articles Mangemangeroa
mentioned or indorsed on the back hereof being of the value of £102
Sterling to us W. Webster.
paid by William Webster
residing at Coromandel Harbour on the Coast of New Zealand aforesaid) at or before
the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby
acknowledged Have and each and every of us Hath granted bargained sold assigned
released and conveyed and by these presents Do and each and every of us Doth
according to our respective shares and proportions grant bargain sell assign
release and convey unto the said William
his heir executors administrators and assigns All that piece or
parcel of land bounded on the East by the River Thames running Boundaries. [1,500 acres.]
from a place Mange Mange Roa to a place called Otungaio, from thence to a
mount called Turoa, from thence to a mount called Hincraupara, from thence to
Mangemangeroa aforesaid Together with all ways, waters, watercourses, hedges,
ditches, trees, page 358
whatsoever to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining and all the estate
right title and interest of us and each and every of us of, in, and to the same To
have and to hold the said piece or parcel of land with the appurtenances unto the
said William Webster
and his heirs To
the use of the said William Webster
his heirs and assigns for ever. And we do hereby for ourselves and our heirs
declare that we have not at any time heretofore sold or disposed of the said land
or any part thereof to any person or persons whomsoever. And we do hereby covenant
and declare that we have (according to our respective shares and proportions) good
and lawful right to release and convey the same to the said William Webster
and his heirs and that it shall be
lawful for the said William Webster
and his heirs and all persons claiming under him to hold and enjoy the same
without any molestation or disturbance from henceforth and for ever. In Witness
whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names and affixed our seals this 23rd day
of November in the year of our Lord 1839.
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of The tenor of the above
having been faithfully and clearly explained—
John Hearne Webster.
L. Allan MacKaskill.
List of Articles we acknowledge to have received from William Webster
, viz. 18 Blankets, Two 50 lb. Casks of
Powder, Two 25 do. do., 24 Shirts, 150 lbs. Tobacco, 12 Spades, 60 Pipes, 12 Gown
pieces, 6 prs. Duck Trousers, 6 prs. Drawers, 2 Chests, 4 quires Paper, 2 pieces
Print, 50 lbs. Powder, 10 Cartouch Boxes.
A true Copy.
Henry Clarke, Intr.
No. 305b.O.L.C. A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed.
H. Hanson Turton.