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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. 125

Deeds—No. 125.

Warou Block, Mangataipa Creek, Bay of Islands District.

September 20, 1835.
1835. 20 September.Bay of Islands District.Be it known to all men that we Rama and William Woon otherwise Kawika do hereby sell and make over to Thomas Cassidy his heirs and successors for ever the whole of Warou. that Land, with the Timber houses, Mines, Minerals, and Water runs thereon, situate Thomas Cassidy. inland and being both sides of the Mongataipa and known by the name of the Warou, bounded on the West side by a line of compass South west and by west half west from Boundaries. [1,500 acres.] the before named creek Mongataipa, on the East side by a small creek called the Toki, and on the upper or inland side by the hill known by the name of Pumoumou in consideration of one double barrel Gun, Seventy five pounds of Gun Powder, Five blankets, one Pistol, one Powder horn, six shirts, and Three hundred and fifty figs of Tobacco, which we the aforesaid Rama, and William Woon otherwise Kawika do acknowledge to have received as a full and just compensation for the above named Land &c. &c, and do Receipt. hereby make over our right and Title in the same to the aforesaid Thomas Cassidy his heirs and successors for ever as witness this our hands this Twentieth day of September one Thousand Eight hundred and Thirty-five.

Rama. Na rama Native x.
William Woon.
Kai Rakau.
Henry Pearson.


Henry Pearson.
Joseph W. Wright.

No.55.O.L.C. A True Copy of Original Deed.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 7th October, 1878.