all Men by these presents that I John Hearne Webster
formerly residing at 1840. 11 July.
Coromandel Harbour on the Coast of New Zealand, now residing at Orau Park,
New Assignment to Peter Abercrombie.
South Wales, Considering that by deed of bargain and sale dated the 9th
ninth day of page 360
hundred and thirty-nine made and granted by Te Horeta, Pokaia, Puakanga, and Te
Hone Waka, Native Chiefs of the said Island of New Zealand, They, for the
consideration or price therein mentioned, granted, bargained, sold, assigned,
released, and conveyed to me, my heirs, administrators and assigns, All that piece
or portion of land on the River Thames, New Zealand, called Kopu, Puarau, and
Huimanuka, Boundaries. [150 acres.]
bounded on the North by a creek called Taritari, on the West by the river
Waihou, and on the South and East by the Kopu Creek extending to the aforesaid
creek called Taritari, And further Considering that the above mentioned land was
purchased by me for and on account of Peter Abercrombie formerly of Sydney, now
residing at Coromandel Harbour aforesaid, he having advanced and given to me the
various articles of Merchandise paid for the same, it is right and proper that I
should grant the Assignation underwritten Therefore I now hereby Assign Transfer
and Make over from me my heirs and successors to, and in favour of the said Peter
Abercrombie his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, all the above
mentioned piece of land called the Kopu, Puarau and Huimanukau on the River
Thames, New Zealand, bounded and described as above mentioned, with all ways,
waters, water courses, trees and appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging,
Together with all right and title which I have to the same turning and
transferring from me and my foresaids all right and interest to the said land and
appurtenances thereof to and in favour of the said Peter Abercrombie and his
foresaids for ever. And I hereby bind and oblige myself to warrant this
Assignation to the said Peter Abercrombie and his foresaids from all facts and
deeds done or to be done by me in prejudice hereof. In Witness whereof I have
subscribed these presents at Orau Park foresaid this Eleventh day of July in the
year Eighteen hundred and Forty before these witnesses.
John Hearne Webster.
L. H. Ross.
A true Copy.
Henry Clarke, Intr.
Received into Court this 29th day of June, 1843.
Received into the Registrar's office this tenth day of March 1841 at ¼ to 4
o'clock in the afternoon from J. S. Horner, a Memorial of an Assignment from John
Hearne Webster to Peter Abercrombie. Certified by Jos. Stirling Horner and
numbered 144 one hundred and forty-four. B.V.
D. B. Hutchinson.
A true Copy.