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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



1834. 19 September.Bay of Island District. This is to certify that we a te Huarahi, a Tohu, a Turere, a Wahi, a Pakira, a Huke, Chiefs of Waimate do on this day the 19th of September in the year of our Lord 1834 give up, renounce and consign for ever to James Hamlin his heirs and successors, assignee or assigns all that parcel of land called Takapuotehara with every kind of wood Takapuotehara. standing or lying upon the same which said parcel of land contains 35 acres more or James Hamlin. less and lies to the North West of the Church Missionary Settlement called Waimate, and is bounded on the North West by some land belonging to Taratikitiki of the Boundaries. [30 acres.] Matekoraha tribe called Tauhara: on the West by a stream of water called Tawahuhua: on the South by a piece of land called Wakamarumaru and by some land bought by Mr. George Clarke of Tupanapana, Tiro and others: on the East by a stream of water in a swamp called Te Rohe.
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As a payment for which parcel of land we a te Huarahi, a Tohu, a Turere, a Wahi, a Pakira, a Huke, have received at the hands of the said James Hamlin the following Receipt. things, viz. 1 heifer calf 50 half crowns, 2 axes, 2 iron pots, 2 hoes, 2 adzes.

Witness our marks on the 19 day of September 1834, at Waimate in New Zealand.



This is a correct Translation.

J. Davis, Interpreter.