Indenture made this 6th day of February a.d. 1836,
between Kaitikki alias Te 1836. 6 February.Bay of Islands District.
Kamura for himself and on the part of his wife E’Tominy, and his relatives
Engeri, Arrapiri, Toumatta, Aurangi, Warre, Aruana, Wahapu, Marrupo, Epukki,
Rangiora, Waitangi Islands.
Tarou, Rakau, Puiaia, Etouwai, Manga, Turaturo, Wakarua, Uppa, Pokai,
Arratua, Enaki, Kaka, Patu, Reti, Tuirangi, Pehia, Matte and Po of Waitangi of the
Island of J. S. Polack.
New Zealand, Native Chiefs of the said Island on the one part, and J. S. Polack
late of Sydney in the Colony
of New South Wales, but now of Parramatta in the Bay of Islands in the Island of
New Zealand aforesaid, Trader, on the other part, Witnesseth that for and in
consideration of One dress coat, one Blue cloth Jacket, Thirty pocket knives,
Eight spades, seven Tommahawks, Twenty pounds of Tobacco, One hundred Flints, Five
hundred larger flints, One pr. Black serge Trowsers, Five dollars, Twenty large
sheets Paper, Three large looking glasses and ten additional pounds of Tobacco, of
the value of Twenty Pounds of lawful money of Great Britain and Ireland in hand
paid by the said J. S. Polack
said Kaitikki on behalf of himself and his friends above enumerated at the time of
the sealing and delivery hereof, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he
the said Kaitikki on behalf of himself and friends above enumerated hath given and
granted, and by these presents doth give and grant and confirm unto the said J. S. Polack
and his heirs all that piece
or parcel of isolated land situated in the Waitangi River in the Bay of Islands in
the Island of New Zealand aforesaid consisting of Islands at high water spring
tides and called Houwhanginga, [300 acres.]
Totara, Waharou, Okarai and Okaro, and bounded on the West by the Main, To
have and to hold all and singular the same land hereditaments and premises
together with the appurtenances as thereunto belonging to him the said J. S. Polack
his heirs and assigns to the
only proper use and behoof of him the said J. S. Polack
, his heirs and assigns for ever. And the said Kaitikki on
behalf of himself and his friends enumerated above and his and their heirs and all
and singular the said land hereditaments and premises with their and every of
their rights, members and appurtenances unto him the said J. S. Polack
and his heirs against him the said
Kaitikki on his own behalf and his friends enumerated above and his and their
heirs shall and will warrant and for ever defend by these presents. In Witness
whereof the parties aforesaid have hereunto set their hands and seals at
Parramatta in the Island aforesaid the day month and year first before written.
Signed x Kaitikki his mark.
J. S. Polack.
Signed sealed and delivered (no stamps being used and none to be obtained)
in presence of—
John T. Montefiore.
a Missy. Chief.
William Abbott, commandg. the ship "Clarkston " of Sydney.
£20 . 0 . 0. Received the date and year first within written of the within namedReceipt.
J. S. Polack the sum of Twenty
Pounds, being the consideration money within expressed to be given by him to me,
and being in full for the absolute purchase of the land and premises within
particularly mentioned and described.
J. S. Polack.
Signed x Titore his mark.
John T. Montefiore.
Wm. Abbott, Commander of the ship Clarkston of Sydney.
Be it remembered that on the day and year first within written, peaceable
and quietPeaceable possession taken and given. possession and full seizin of the piece or parcel of ground, land,
hereditaments and premises within mentioned to be granted and enfeoffed by the
within named Kaitikki for himself and friends as above enumerated to the within
named J. S. Polack and his heirs
and assigns were openly had and taken by the within named Kaitikki for himself
and his friends as within enumerated, and were by him and them delivered to the
said J. S. Polack his heirs and
assigns according to the purport and true intent and meaning of the within
written Indenture, in the presence of us whose names are hereunto subscribed as
Signed Kaitikki, Head Chief of Waitangi.
Signed John T. Montefiore.
Titore (Sovereign Chief).
Chief of Waitangi).
H. T. Kemp.
A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed. No. 288c.O.L.C.
H. Hanson Turton,
5th April, 1879.