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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

Waihihi Block, Kororareka, Bay of Islands District

Waihihi Block, Kororareka, Bay of Islands District.

Know all men by these presents that I Rivers, Chief of Kororareka in the Bay of 1836. 15 December.Bay of Islands District. Islands, New Zealand, for and in consideration of Five Pounds and one pair of Trowsers paid to me by George Hull at Kororareka the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, Waihihi.do hereby give grant sell and convey to the said George Hull his heirs and assigns a George Hull. [60 acres.] certain parcel of land known by the name of Waihihi, Bounded as follows:

[The boundaries are not inserted.—H. H. T.]

To have and to hold the same unto the said George Hull, his heirs and assigns for his and their use and behoof for ever.

A. Rivei his x mark.
Cleangomu his mark x.

Decr. 15th, 1836.

Received from Mr. G. Hull Five Pounds and one pair of Trowsers for the aboveReceipt. mentioned property.

A Rivei his mark x. Cleangomu his mark x.


Thomas Spicer.