Additional Purchase for Mission
Families, No. 1.
1831. 20 December.Waimate West.
This is to certify that on the 20th of December in the year of our Lord
1831, Tohu a Mission children.
New Zealand Chief did agree on his part and on the part of his Tribe to
give up for ever all that ground or land lying to the West of the Waimate
Settlement, bounded on Boundaries. [500 acres.]
the South West by a river called Waitangi; on the East in a line from
Pateretere to the open country called the Koraha; on the West by the high road
leading to Mapere, Together with all Timber and Timber trees and all Coppices and
Brush wood which shall be found growing, standing or lying thereupon to Richard
Davis in behalf of the Missionaries’ Children to be held and enjoyed by them and
their heirs for ever. In consideration of which the aforesaid R. Davis, on behalf
of the Children belonging to the page 83
Missy. Society in New Zealand do agree to give as a payment for the above
mentioned piece of land and all Timber and Wood found thereon One hundred Dollars,
80 Blankets, 120 lbs. Tobacco. Receipt.
The mark of Tohu.
Paid for in the presence of us whose names are hereunder
The mark of Takupu.
The mark of Ware.
mark of Ruhi.
The mark of Kaikohi.
No. 330.O. L. C. Containing by estimation about 500 acres.
A True Copy.
Henry Tacy. Kemp.