Paramata No. 2 Block, Kororareka, Bay or Islands District.
10 September 1835.
1835. 10 September.Bay of Islands District.
Agreement entered into this day between the native chief Titore on behalf
of the native Paramata No.2.
chiefs named Kowai, Gnawoa and Kowai, and Mr. J. S. Polack
for the purpose of
buying J. S. Polack.
that piece of land situated W.N.W. of Mr. Polack’s house and now in the
occupation of a European named Dominic Ferrari. The above chiefs agroe to receive
the payment of one great coat £1 . 10 . 0, one 11/4 blanket £2, four belts 12/-
Tobacco 4/- pipes 8d. one gownpiece 15/- four check shirts 16/-, three great coats
£4 . 10 . 0, three large page 131
£6., 12 Belts 36/- Tobacco 12/- Pipes 1/1 three gown pieces £1 . 16 . 0. check
shirts 12/- as a full and just payment for the land which commences from the
farthest rock N W. bounding Kororarika beach, running round the base of Titore’s
hill not Boundaries. [¾ acre.]
including the water run which was formerly entirely purchased by Mr. J. S. Polack
land up the hill is bounded by a stump of a tree and the beaten pathway leads to
it down to the water course.
x Signature of Kowai Korokoro.
x Gnawoa Korokoro.
Signed x Signature of Titore.
Witnesses to the signatures and payments—
Signed Dominick Ferrari.
Receipt. £13 . 4 . 8. Received this 10th day of Sepr. a.d. 1835, of and from the
within named Joel Samuel Polack the sum of Thirteen Pounds, four shillings and
eight pence, being the consideration money within expressed to be paid by him to
me (us, or each individual) and being in full for the absolute purchase of the
land and premises within particularly mentioned and described.
[Here follow the signatures aforesaid.]
H. T. Kemp.
No. 288e.O.L.C A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed.