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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. 6 October.Totoka.This is to certify that we Taratikitiki and Pita Pirika, a te Ati and a te Roroa with our children do on this day the 6th of October in the year of our lord 1834 give up, James Hamlin. renounce and consign for ever to James Hamlin his heirs and successors assignee or assigns All that parcel of land called Toutoka and Kopuatemanga fifteen acres more or less, with every kind of wood or timber standing or lying on the same, which said parcel of land lies in the vicinity of the Settlement of Whites called Waimate and of the River Waitangi; and it is in size 15 acres more or less. We Taratikitiki &c. do make Boundaries. [15 acres.] over this land to Mr. Hamlin, to his children and posterity for ever. It is bounded on the East by a stream of water [unclear: called] at that part of it Waipatukahu: on the North and North West by some land belonging to the above mentioned Taratikitiki and others called Tauhara: on the West by a Native residence belonging to Poro Patuturi and others called Kopuatemanga: on the South West and South by a parcel of land bought by me James Hamlin of Huarahi, Huke, Wahi and others to which parcel of land called Receipt. Takapuotehara it also joins. As a payment for which parcel of land we Taratikitiki, Pirika and others have received at the hands of the said James Hamlin the following things, viz. 2 Axes 2 Hoes 1 Adze 1 Iron pot 3 Blankets 40 Half Crowns. All sacred places made noa. Witness our marks on this the 6th October 1834 at Waimate in New Zealand.



No. 373a.O.L.C. A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deeds and Translations.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 4th September, 1879.