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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



This document belonging to me Clendon signifies a division of Manawaora. I do 1841. 15 January.Manawaora. hereby give a portion of land to the children of George King alias Warerahi for them to work, to occupy, or to do what they like upon the land for ever: but they cannot sell the land to any other person; they only can occupy it. And these are the boundaries: it begins at Omae and thence along the ridge to the Puke Keokeo, ascend-<reg> page 152 ing then the Puke Ngaherehere, thence along the centre of the ridge, terminating at Pukewau. The whole of my land on the left boundary is that which I now give. January 15th 1841.

James R. Clendon.


Charles Baker. The mark x of George King.
The mark x of Abraham Toe.

IMemorandum of Chief Protector. have read over this deed and do not consider that it affects Mr. Montefiore’s purchase.

George Clarke.

Feby. 2nd 1841. Russell.

ANo. 13.O.L.C. True Copy of Original Deed, Enclosures, and Memorandum.

H. Hanson Turton. Wellington, 18th September, 1878.