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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


page 175

Translation. 1838. 4 October.

Know all men by this Book by Hongi. He sells and gives up to Mr. Kemp (James Kemp) a portion of land at the Keri Keri, named Kororipo, with all the things above Kororipo.James Kemp. and below the said land [6 acres.]Receipt. to Mr. Kemp (James Kemp) for his children for ever. The Boundaries are these. On one side the Keri Keri River; on one side the Wairoa River; on one side the boundary of the Missionaries land. The payment for the said land. Two Blankets, Four pounds Tobacco, One box lock, One Hat. In consideration of which I sign my name to this Book to this Sale on the fourth day of October in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.



A True Copy of Deed and Translation.

Henry Tacy Kemp.

A True Transcript of Attested Copy.No. 273f.O.L.C.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 27th February, 1879.