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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



Hokianga 10th July 1856.
1856. 10 July.Rawhia.Additional payment. I have received this day one Spade from John Marmon. I did not ask for it for we been paid for Autope to the Okaiware the boundaries are in the Deed. John Marmon has told me that the Government have desired him to make a new payment however small to the former owners of the soil that is myself and my father the Ngau and my brother the Fanu the Ngau and the Fanu are both dead This is to acknowledge that I have received the above payment that is mentioned. I and my father and my brother formerly sold this land and this land rightly belongs to John Marmon who paid us for it.

Matu his x mark.


A correct translation.

T. McD.

No. 158d.O.L.C. A True Copy of Original Deed and Enclosure.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 25th November, 1878.