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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

Deeds—No. 72

Deeds—No. 72.

Waitotorongo Block, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands District.

We whose names are hereunto affixed do hereby give up for ever to James Kemp on 1819 and 1831.Bay of Islands District. behalf of the Church Missionary Society all that parcel of land adjoining the Kerikeri Waitotorongo Mission Settlement and extending from the Waitotorongo to Wairoa being also in Church of England Mission. length about a quarter of a mile more or less. In consideration of which we acknowledge to have received at the hands of the said [640 acres.] James Kemp and on behalf of the said Society, the following articles, viz. 4 Blankets, 2 Iron Pots, and 4 lbs. Tobacco.

Titore's mark x.
Karuru's x.
Taou's x.
Toenga's x.
Hoi's do x.
Riri's do x.
Kaikohe's do x.
Moka's x.
Rewa's x.


W. Yate.

True Copy.

J. Davis, Intr.

A True Transcript of Certified Copy. No. 299n and o.O.L.C.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 19th April, 1879.