Te Koki Block (John
Marmon), Hokianga District.
1834. 12 April.Hokianga District.Know
all men by these presents that Raumati a Native Chief of
New Zealand hath this day namely the twelvth day of April in the year of our Lord
one thousand eight hundred Te Koki.John Marmon.
and thirty-four Bargained sold transferred alienated and set over And doth
by these presents bargain sell transfer and alienate all my right title claim and
demands whatsoever to all that piece or parcel of Land called or known by the name
of the Koki [400 acres.]
bounded by the river Hokianga in the front on the East by the river
Hokianga up that river to Lands belonging to Receipt.
the said John Marmon
West by the Creek Hua Taw extending up that creek to the Creek Waikidi and from
thence by a line by compass bearing inland East by North till it cuts the Eastern
boundary Together with all timber waters water courses rivers Bays streams inlets
rights of ways and every other property appertaining thereto to John Marmon
of the Hokianga aforesaid
Sawyer his heirs and assigns for ever for and in consideration of the following
Goods viz. Eleven Muskets, One hundred and fifty pounds weight of Gunpowder, three
Boat Axes, three hundred weight of Lead, one Fowling piece, two Shirts, one pair
fustian Trousers, one bag of Shot, one leather Cap, one Boat Cloak, and one large
Rug, the receipt whereof I the said Raumati doth hereby acknowledge as a full and
sufficient payment for the Lands, Timber &c. as aforesaid. And I the said
Raumati doth hereby for myself, my Heirs and Assigns covenant and declare that the
said John Marmon
his Heirs and
Assigns shall and lawfully may at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly enter
upon and enjoy all and singular the said premises with the appurtenances and take
and receive the rent issues and profits thereof to and for his and their own use
and benefit without any hinderance molestation or interruption whatsoever from me
the said Raumati my heirs and assigns or any person or persons whatsoever And I
the said Raumati my Heirs and Assigns shall do everything in our power to secure
and protect the said John Marmon
Heirs and Assigns in the peaceable and quiet possession of the said piece or
parcel of Land In Witness whereof I the said Raumati have hereunto set my Hand and
Seal the day of the Year first within written.
Raumati his x mark. l.s.
sealed and delivered in the presence of—
John Wells his x
Nos. 158 and 158a.O.L.C. A True Copy of Original Deed.
25th November, 1878.